There are 2 ways to get from Portree to Isle of Lewis by ferry, bus or plane

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Ferry, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Uig Skye Ferry Terminal to Tarbert (Harris) Ferry Terminal Cm22
  2. Take the bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op W10

$25 - $31

1 alternative option

Bus, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Stornoway (SYY) INV - SYY

$107 - $196

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The distance between Portree and Isle of Lewis is 56 miles.

The best way to get from Portree to Isle of Lewis without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Portree to Isle of Lewis, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Isle of Lewis. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portree to Isle of Lewis.
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  • Distance: 56.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Portree, Scotland and Isle of Lewis, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Portree to Isle of Lewis. However, you can 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, Co-Op. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Inverness, Bus Station, take the walk to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument), take the bus to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building (Inverness Airport), take the walk to Inverness airport, fly to Stornoway, take the walk to Branahuie, Number 10, take the bus to Stornoway, Bus Station, then take the bus to Isle of Lewis.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Bus operators
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Bus from Tarbert, Car Park to Stornoway, Co-Op
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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