By air you can reach the island in less than one hour from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness and in two or three hours from London. For full details on flight times please check the links below. Flights are operated by Flybe and Eastern Airways.
Caledonian MacBrayne run to two ports in Lewis and Harris. The main port of Stornoway has a ferry connection to Ullapool with a journey time of two hours and forty minutes. There is also a route running between Uig, Skye and Tarbert in Harris, this may be more suitable if traveling to Lewis from the Inner Isles. Visit the Calmac website for details on reservations.
Calmac Ferries – www.calmac.co.uk
Cars hire is available at the airport and in Stornoway. We strongly recommend reserving ahead of time. While there are buses and other transport throughout Lewis and Harris, most locations and events are most easily reached by car.