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There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis by train, plane, bus or ferry

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

Train to London City, fly  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Stornoway (SYY) LCY - SYY

$211 - $2,548

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Inverness, Bus Station  •  23h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Edinburgh
  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

$90 - $124

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stornoway (SYY) LHR - SYY

$194 - $1,885

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Stornoway (SYY) LGW - SYY

$189 - $421

Train to Bristol, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Stornoway (SYY) BRS - SYY

$202 - $784

Fly from Southampton  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Stornoway (SYY) SOU - SYY

$202 - $936

Train, bus, ferry via Haymarket  •  18h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$295 - $468

Train LNER, bus, ferry  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to York
  3. Take the train from York to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$205 - $320

Train, bus, ferry  •  20h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  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

$270 - $397

Bus, ferry  •  23h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
  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, Co-Op W10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis is to bus and ferry which costs £65 - £100 and takes 23h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis is to fly which costs £150 - £750 and takes 5h 45m.

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The distance between Southampton and Isle of Lewis is 546 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 18h 2m and costs £220 - £360.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis, 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 117+ hotels available in Isle of Lewis. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis.
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  • Distance: 546.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 51m

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

Flybe and Loganair fly from Southampton to Isle of Lewis 4 times a day.

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
7h 5m
When
Friday
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, Friday and Sunday
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
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam Schiphol, Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Dublin, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Dublin, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Coventry
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Reading to York
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Train from Southampton Central to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$120 - $190
Anytime Single
$210 - $330
Off-Peak Single
$250 - $370
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from York to Inverness
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$55 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
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
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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, Co-Op
Ave. Duration
58m
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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