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There are 5 ways to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island) by bus, ferry, car or plane

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Bus, ferry, drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Tarbert, Car Park W10
  2. Take the ferry from Tarbert to Lochmaddy North Uist Ferry Terminal
  3. Drive from Lochmaddy North Uist Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

$23 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Tarbert, Car Park W10
  2. Take the ferry from Tarbert to Lochmaddy North Uist Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Liniclate, School to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal W17
  4. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

Fly to Barra  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Stornoway (SYY) to Barra (BRR) SYY - BRR

$139 - $903

Fly to Benbecula, bus, ferry  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Stornoway (SYY) to Benbecula (BEB) SYY - BEB
  2. Take the bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

Fly to Tiree, ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Stornoway (SYY) to Tiree (TRE) SYY - TRE
  2. Take the ferry from Tiree Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal

$69 - $455

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island) is to bus and ferry and drive which costs £17 - £29 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island) is to bus and ferry and drive which costs £17 - £29 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Stornoway and Barra (Island) is 96 miles.

The best way to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island) without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 10 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Stornoway Airport to Barra Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Loganair offers flights from Stornoway Airport to Barra Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Barra (Island). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stornoway to Stornoway Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Stornoway to Barra (Island).
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Stornoway, Scotland and Barra (Island), Scotland?

Loganair flies from Stornoway to Barra 5 times a week.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Stornoway to Barra via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Stornoway to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Stornoway to Tiree via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Bus operators
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Tarbert, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Liniclate, School to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Tarbert to Lochmaddy North Uist Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Tiree Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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