House Site - The Transport Links to the Island


Stornoway Airport - Click on image to enlarge

Stornoway offers excellent, and affordable, communication links with the mainland - less than an hour by air from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness, with numerous same-day inbound and outbound connecting flights to all parts of the United Kingdom. The four major Scottish airports all have connecting flights into major international aviation hubs, with Glasgow and Edinburgh also having direct flights to North America and many other international destinations. For flight information go to for the Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Inverness to Stornoway routes; go to for the Aberdeen to Stornoway route. For other UK and international connections go to .


The twice daily car ferry crossing (three crossings in summer) between Stornoway and the mainland port of Ullapool is a 2 hours and 30 minutes journey, with a further 45 minute scenic drive from Ullapool to the Highland capital city of Inverness. For car ferry information go to . 


MV Loch Seaforth Stornoway to Ullapool - Click on image to enlarge

The route network and aircraft that serve Stornoway - Click on image to enlarge