There are 7 ways to get from Mallaig to Stornoway by car, ferry, bus, plane or 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

Drive, ferry, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Mallaig to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial)
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Tarbert, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

$57 - $79

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Armadale Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Tarbert, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

$36 - $50

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Ferry Terminal to Fort William, Bus Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig, Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office) 916 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Tarbert, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

$58 - $76

Bus, bus to Inverness, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Ferry Terminal to Fort William, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  3. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Stornoway (SYY) INV - SYY

$96 - $194

Train to Glasgow, fly  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$141 - $332

Ferry, bus to Benbecula, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Lochboisdale, Tourist Information to Balivanich, Airport Terminal
  3. Fly from Benbecula (BEB) to Stornoway (SYY) BEB - SYY

$67 - $441

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$142 - $388

What companies run services between Mallaig, Scotland and Stornoway, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Mallaig to Stornoway. However, you can take the drive to Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial), take the bus to Uig, Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), take the walk to Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Tarbert, Tourist Information, then take the bus to Stornoway, Cromwell Street. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mallaig to Stornoway via Armadale Ferry Terminal, Armadale, Pier, Broadford, Post Office, Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial), Uig, Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal, and Tarbert, Tourist Information in around 9 h 34 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
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 Benbecula to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $410
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 Mallaig to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Tourist Information to Stornoway, Cromwell Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Mallaig, Ferry Terminal to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Uig, Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Lochboisdale, Tourist Information to Balivanich, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
datravel.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Armadale Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mallaig to Stornoway?

The distance between Mallaig and Stornoway is 138 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway?

The cheapest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway is to ferry and bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 9 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway?

The quickest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 46 min and costs £65 - £140.

How long does it take to get from Mallaig to Stornoway?

It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Mallaig to Stornoway, including transfers.