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There are 2 ways to get from Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan by bus or ferry

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Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Willowglen, MacDonald Road to Tarbert, Car Park
  2. Take the ferry from Tarbert to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Uig Pier to Sligachan, Hotel

Bus, ferry via Portree, Somerled Square

  1. Take the bus from Willowglen, MacDonald Road to Tarbert, Car Park
  2. Take the ferry from Tarbert to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal

Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan by bus, ferry and walk

The journey time between Isle of Lewis (Island) and Sligachan is around 14h 16m and covers a distance of around 89 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 21m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 46m. Operated by Lochs Motor Transport, Caledonian MacBrayne and Scottish Citylink, the Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan service departs from Willowglen, MacDonald Road and arrives in Sligachan. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 54m
Layover time:
10h 21m
Total time:
14h 16m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 46m
Journey distance:
89 miles
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:50
Last service departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan bus, ferry and walk schedules

Isle of Lewis (Island) → Sligachan
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sligachan is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sligachan is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Sligachan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Isle of Lewis (Island) and Sligachan is 74 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5h 38m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan, including transfers.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Sligachan. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan.
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  • Distance: 74.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Isle of Lewis (Island), Scotland and Sligachan, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Lewis (Island) to Sligachan. However, you can take the bus to Tarbert, Car Park, take the walk to Tarbert, take the ferry to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Uig Pier, take the bus to Sligachan, Hotel, then take the walk to Sligachan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Isle of Lewis to Sligachan via Tarbert, Car Park, Tarbert, Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Uig Pier, Portree, Somerled Square, and Sligachan, Hotel in around 6h 21m.

Bus operators
Lochs Motor Transport
Phone
01851 860288
Email
lochsmotors@btconnect.com
Website
lochsmotortransport.co.uk
Bus from Willowglen, MacDonald Road to Tarbert, Car Park
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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Lochs Motor Transport
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators

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