There are 7 ways to get from London to Stornoway by plane, train, bus, ferry 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.

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Fly from London City  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Stornoway (SYY) LCY - SYY

$188 - $2,509

Cheapest option

Bus National Express, ferry  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
  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

$67 - $86

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stornoway (SYY) LHR - SYY

$171 - $1,841

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stornoway (SYY) LGW - SYY

$170 - $360

Train, bus, ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross 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

$108 - $158

Bus Megabus UK, ferry  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  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

$92 - $159

Night train, bus, ferry  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston 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

$94 - $132

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Stornoway is to bus and ferry which costs £50 - £65 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Stornoway is to fly which costs £140 - £1,900 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between London and Stornoway is 528 miles.

The best way to get from London to Stornoway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 13 h 53 min and costs £80 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from London to Stornoway, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London City Airport to Stornoway Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Flybe, British Airways and Loganair offer flights from London City Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Stornoway. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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Map of how to get from London to Stornoway.
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  • Distance: 528.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between London, England and Stornoway, Scotland?

Flybe, British Airways and Loganair fly from London to Stornoway 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Manchester, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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