There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street 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

$78 - $101

Cheapest option

Train, bus, ferry via Perth  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth 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

$57 - $102

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan 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, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Co-Op W10

$67 - $89

Fly from Glasgow  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$96 - $276

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$98 - $332

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Isle of Lewis, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis 4 times a day.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
57 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 Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig, Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$19
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Co-Op
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustimes.org.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 4 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Lewis is 292 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis is to bus and ferry which costs £50 - £70 and takes 11 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs £70 - £210.

It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis, including transfers.