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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.

Recommended option

Fly from London City  •  7h 31m

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

$184 - $2,505

Cheapest option

Night train, bus, ferry  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$92 - $132

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  6h 49m

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

$167 - $1,837

Fly from London Gatwick  •  7h 8m

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

$166 - $355

Train, bus, ferry  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$106 - $158

Bus Megabus UK, ferry  •  19h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$93 - $157

Bus National Express, ferry  •  20h 59m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier 916 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
  4. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Stornoway is to night train and bus and ferry which costs £70 - £110 and takes 17h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Stornoway is to fly which costs £120 - £1,500 and takes 6h 49m.

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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 14h 6m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m 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 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 118+ hotels available in Stornoway. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m 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: 7h 31m

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

British Airways, Loganair and three other airlines fly from London to Stornoway every 3 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from London City to Stornoway via Dublin, Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
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
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
Megabus 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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Hebridean Minibus Servic
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Email
admin@hebco.co.uk
Website
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street
Ave. Duration
59m
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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