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There are 10 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis by plane, bus, ferry, train or night train

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

Recommended option

Fly Bristol to Stornoway  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Stornoway (SYY) BRS - SYY

£120 - £360

Cheapest option

Fly Bristol to Inverness, bus, ferry  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

£70 - £267

8 alternative options

Train to Southampton, fly to Stornoway  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Stornoway (SYY) SOU - SYY

£307 - £1,077

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Stornoway  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stornoway (SYY) LHR - SYY

£181 - £447

Train to Exeter, fly to Stornoway  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Stornoway (SYY) EXT - SYY

£327 - £1,251

Train, bus, ferry via Birmingham  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961
  5. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

£206 - £766

Train, bus, ferry  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Inverkeithing
  2. Take the train from Inverkeithing to Inverness
  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

£239 - £586

Train, bus, ferry via Durham  •  18h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Durham
  2. Take the train from Durham to Inverness
  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

£192 - £690

Train, night train, bus, ferry  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Edinburgh
  2. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  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

£250 - £511

Bus, ferry  •  22h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961
  5. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

£74 - £100

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis by bus, train and ferry

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Isle of Lewis is around 25h 7m and covers a distance of around 672 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 45m. Operated by First, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 7m
Fastest journey time:
22h 45m
Journey distance:
672 miles
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
£206
Carbon emissions:
61 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:45
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis bus, train and ferry schedules

Bristol Airport (BRS) → Isle of Lewis
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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis is to bus and ferry which costs £70 - £100 and takes 22h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis is to fly. Taking this option will cost £120 - £360 and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Isle of Lewis is 497 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis without a car is to train and bus and ferry via Birmingham which takes 17h 56m and costs £200 - £800.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Stornoway Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h and has one stopover.

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KLM, easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Bristol Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis.
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  • Distance: 497 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Isle of Lewis, Scotland?

easyJet, Loganair and KLM fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Isle of Lewis 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £950
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow, Benbecula
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Glasgow, Benbecula
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £950
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow, Benbecula
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Belfast City, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Exeter to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Inverness
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£380 - £800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£380 - £800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £240
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Birmingham New Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£120 - £150
Anytime Day 1st Class
£220 - £320
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Inverkeithing
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£180 - £440
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£180 - £220
Anytime Day 1st Class
£310 - £440
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£120 - £150
Anytime Day 1st Class
£220 - £320
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£180 - £430
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£180 - £220
Anytime Day 1st Class
£300 - £430
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Inverkeithing to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Train from Durham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £330
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£140 - £210
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£230 - £330
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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