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Rent a Car at a Airport
Fly to Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh and rent a Car, drive to the Calmac Ferry and onwards to The Isle of Harris
Drive in your own Car and Book the www.calmac.co.uk and Norhtsea DFDS or P&O ferries well in advance
Take the train to Kyle of lochals, Inverness and onward journey per bus, ferry and bus
The two main driving routes to Scotland from the south are via the east of England on the A1, or via the west using the M6, A74(M) and M74. From Edinburgh or Glasgow there are a few options:
You can go for Ullapool (direction Inverness) to take the ferry to Stornoway.
Another scenic route branche of at Dalwhinny, Spean Bridge, Isle of Skye, to the ferry at Uig or the westside Fort William, Glencoe, Isle of Skye, Uig, ferry to Tarbert. Glasgow- Inverness (3,5 hrs), Inverness-Ullapool (1,5 hrs) Ullapool-Stornoway ferry (1 3/4hrs), Stornoway-Northton (2,5 hrs).
Ferry arrives into Harris from Uig into Tarbert, and Berneray to Leverburgh. The ferry from Ullapool-Stornoway, followed by a 50 minute drive, will take you to Northton. From Tarbert Ferry Terminal follow A859 south to Rodel. Northton is around 25 minutes drive south of Tarbert Getting there from the Information Centre. Please make reservations.
Airfares are only competitive on popular routes such as London to Edinburgh and Glasgow Aberdeen and Inverness, then rent a car or fly on to Stornoway. When flying with the same operator all the way to Stornoway airport ( like BA, BMI, KLM) they guaranty you will not miss the the connecting flight.
You can fly from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and Benbecula, directly to Stornoway Airport. At the airport you can also rent a car.
Taxis are available at the airport and in the town.
The airport bus service runs at regular intervals throughout the day.
Please contact +44 (0) 1851 702256 for the latest schedules
Stornoway Car Hire 01851-702658
Lewis Car Rental 01851-703760
Mackinnon Self Drive 01851-702984