Travelling to Harris

It's easy to get to the Isle of Harris!  You have a choice of ferries, you can also fly. 

Travel Tip

Many journeys involve using more than one mode of transport. Take care when planning your journey – especially if you're intending to catch the last connecting service of the day. Be realistic about how much time you leave to make connections allowing for unexpected delays. Make sure that you have booked well in advance and have your tickets or booking reference to hand.


Caledonian MacBrayne operate regular ferry services to Tarbert and Leverburgh on the Isle of Harris and also Stornoway on Lewis.  Full information on ferry routes, booking and timetable go to their website CalMac

Fly to the Outer Hebrides

Stornoway Airport provides a vital access point to Lewis and Harris, with flights from Aberdeen, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow. You can also get inter island flights to/from Uist and Barra.

bikeStornoway Airport is about an hour and a half drive away:

Bus Connections

Citylink Coaches run services to/from the islands further information is available on their website

In the summer Skye-Ways operates between Kyle of Lochalsh and Glasgow

Local Bus Services

You will find our local bus timetable here on the Council website, scroll down to the bottom for Harris!

Car Rental

There are several car hire options although the only car hire companies are based on Lewis.

Cycle Hire

There is an outhouse at the cottage where you can keep your bikes, if you bring them.  You can also hire bikes from Harris Outdoor Adventure or Bike Hebrides