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There are 4 ways to get from Stornoway to Castlebay by bus, ferry, taxi or plane

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Bus, ferry, taxi via Tarbert, Car Park  •  7 h 57 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 a taxi 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

$102 - $128

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry, taxi  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Leverburgh, Ferry Terminal W10
  2. Take the ferry from Leverburgh Harris Ferry Terminal to Berneray Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Berneray, Ferry Terminal to Balivanich, Uist and Barra Hospital W16
  4. Take a taxi from Balivanich, Uist and Barra Hospital to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

Fly to Benbecula, taxi, ferry  •  5 h 7 min

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

$140 - $788

Fly to Barra  •  6 h 20 min

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

$120 - $900

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The cheapest way to get from Stornoway to Castlebay is to bus and ferry and taxi which costs £75 - £100 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stornoway to Castlebay is to fly and taxi and ferry which costs £100 - £650 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Stornoway and Castlebay is 96 miles.

The best way to get from Stornoway to Castlebay without a car is to bus and ferry and taxi which takes 7 h 57 min and costs £75 - £100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Stornoway to Castlebay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Stornoway Airport to Benbecula Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Stornoway Airport to Benbecula Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Castlebay. 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 Castlebay.
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

What companies run services between Stornoway, Scotland and Castlebay, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Stornoway to Castlebay 4 times a week.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Stornoway to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Stornoway to Barra via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Bus operators
Hebridean Minibus Servic
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Email
admin@hebco.co.uk
Website
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Tarbert, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Leverburgh, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
hebrideancoaches.co.uk
Grenitote Travel
Phone
01876 560 244
Email
mike@grenitotetravel.co.uk
Website
grenitotetravel.co.uk
Bus from Berneray, Ferry Terminal to Balivanich, Uist and Barra Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
grenitotetravel.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 15 min
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 Leverburgh Harris Ferry Terminal to Berneray Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lochmaddy North Uist Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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