There are 7 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.

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  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

$201 - $1,893

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Bus, ferry  •  27 h 13 min

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

$105 - $137

5 alternative options

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  7 h 45 min

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

$196 - $387

Fly from Southampton  •  6 h 5 min

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

$209 - $943

Train to Bristol, fly  •  8 h 15 min

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

$151 - $643

Train, bus, ferry  •  17 h 50 min

  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 961 / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$296 - $467

Bus, ferry via Winchester  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Winchester to Glasgow
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan 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, Co-Op W10

$105 - $177

Questions & Answers

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 17 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Stornoway Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus, British Airways and Loganair offer flights from London Heathrow 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Isle of Lewis.
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  • Distance: 546.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

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

Flybe, Loganair and two other airlines fly from Southampton to Isle of Lewis 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Manchester, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Belfast City, Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Inverness
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Belfast City, Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Southampton to Stornoway via Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Belfast (Aldergrove), Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Dublin, Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Inverness
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stornoway via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Bristol to Stornoway via Amsterdam, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
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
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
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
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Uig Pier (Caledonian MacBrayne Office)
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.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 Winchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
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 - $11
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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