There are 5 ways to get from Fort William to Hebrides by bus, ferry, plane or train

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Bus, ferry via Inverness, Bus Station  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  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

$35 - $51

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Bus, ferry  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office) 916 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op W10

$46 - $59

Bus to Inverness, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Stornoway (SYY) INV - SYY

$94 - $180

Bus to Glasgow, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$106 - $294

Bus, train to Edinburgh, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
  2. Take the train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$132 - $370

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort William and Hebrides is 100 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Hebrides without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Fort William to Hebrides, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Hebrides. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Hebrides.
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  • Distance: 100 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Hebrides, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Isle of Lewis. However, you can take the bus to Inverness, Bus Station, take the bus to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Ullapool Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Isle of Lewis via Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal, and Tarbert, Car Park in around 8 h 13 min.

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
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Belford Hospital (Fort William Hospital) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.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
$16
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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