There are 6 ways to get from Stornoway to Castlebay by bus, ferry, taxi or plane

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Bus, ferry, taxi  •  6 h 59 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 a taxi from Berneray Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

$135 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  10 h 2 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, Airport Road W16
  4. Take the bus from Balivanich, Airport Road to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal W17
  5. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

$64 - $70

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Bus, ferry, taxi via Balivanich, Old School  •  8 h 25 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, Old School W16
  4. Take a taxi from Balivanich, Old School to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

$109 - $135

Fly to Barra  •  7 h 7 min

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

$130 - $910

Fly to Tiree, ferry  •  8 h 6 min

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

$79 - $471

Fly to Benbecula, bus, ferry  •  7 h 11 min

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

$94 - $732

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stornoway to Castlebay is to bus and ferry which costs £48 - £54 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stornoway to Castlebay is to bus and ferry and taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 6 h 59 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 6 h 59 min and costs £100 - £130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Stornoway to Castlebay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Stornoway Airport to Barra Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Loganair offers flights from Stornoway Airport to Barra 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 9 min and costs £3.

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Map of how to get from Stornoway to Castlebay.
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

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

Loganair flies from Stornoway to Castlebay once daily.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Stornoway to Barra via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Stornoway to Tiree via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Stornoway to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Bus operators
Hebridean Transport
Phone
+44 1851 709886
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Stornoway, Church Street to Leverburgh, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Grenitote Travel
Phone
01876 560 244
Email
mike@grenitotetravel.co.uk
Website
grenitotetravel.co.uk
Bus from Berneray, Ferry Terminal to Balivanich, Old School
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
grenitotetravel.co.uk
Bus from Berneray, Ferry Terminal to Balivanich, Airport Road
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
grenitotetravel.co.uk
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Balivanich, Airport Road to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Daliburgh, Junction to Eriskay, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
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 Leverburgh Harris Ferry Terminal to Berneray Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Other operators
Taxi from Berneray Ferry Terminal to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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