There are 5 ways to get from Mallaig to Stornoway by car, ferry, bus, train 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.

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, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

$54 - $76

Cheapest option

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, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street W10

$52 - $73

3 alternative options

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

$136 - $326

Bus, bus to Inverness, fly  •  7 h 41 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

$93 - $190

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, Car Park to Balivanich, Airport Terminal
  3. Fly from Benbecula (BEB) to Stornoway (SYY) BEB - SYY

$64 - $438

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 10 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mallaig to Stornoway is to bus and fly which costs £70 - £150 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Mallaig and Stornoway is 86 miles.

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

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Map of how to get from Mallaig to Stornoway.
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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

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, Car Park, then take the bus to Stornoway, Cromwell Street. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mallaig to Stornoway via Fort William Bus Station, Fort William, Bus Station, Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office), Uig Skye Ferry Terminal, Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal, and Tarbert, Car Park in around 10 h 33 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
58 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 Inverness to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Benbecula to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $410
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
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Cromwell Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bustimes.org.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 Mallaig, Ferry Terminal to Fort William Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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
$9 - $13
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
$25 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Lochboisdale, Car Park to Balivanich, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Mallaig (CalMac) Ferry Terminal to Lochboisdale South Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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