There are 6 ways to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway by train, bus, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus, ferry  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$55 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$61 - $90

Fly from Aberdeen  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Stornoway (SYY) ABZ - SYY

$128 - $608

Train to Inverness, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Stornoway (SYY) INV - SYY

$111 - $198

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$137 - $327

Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$114 - $415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway is to train and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway is to fly which costs £95 - £460 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Stornoway is 176 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 7 h 59 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Stornoway. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 42 min and costs £3.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Stornoway.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Stornoway, Scotland?

Flybe flies from Aberdeen to Stornoway 5 times a week.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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