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There are 6 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.

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Train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$75 - $96

Cheapest option

Train, bus, ferry via Perth  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$58 - $97

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Inverness, Marks and Spencer  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$58 - $81

Bus, ferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier 916 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
  3. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op W10

Fly from Glasgow  •  3 h 42 min

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

$88 - $268

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  4 h 12 min

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

$91 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis is to bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis is to fly which costs £65 - £210 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Lewis is 182 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 8 min and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis, including transfers.

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

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Isle of Lewis. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Isle of Lewis.
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  • Distance: 182.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 8 min

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
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
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Hebridean Minibus Servic
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Email
admin@hebco.co.uk
Website
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
hebrideancoaches.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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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