Being beside the departure point for the Leverburgh-Berneray ferry, we are often asked about various aspects of island travel. Below are some useful links which may help when planning your journey to/from/around the islands:
BY SEA There is just one ferry company servicing the whole of the Western Isles and they are Caledonian MacBrayne. For all information regarding routes, timetables and the purchase of tickets see their website www.calmac.co.uk
BY AIR The closest airport to us here in Leverburgh is Stornoway in the Isle of Lewis. There are also airports in Uist & Barra (that world-famous beach runway). The following airlines fly in and out of the Western Isles: EASTERN AIRWAYS (Stornoway > Aberdeen) https://www.easternairways.com/ FLYBE (Stornoway > Inverness/Manchester) www.flybe.com LOGANAIR (Stornoway > Benbecula/Barra/Inverness/Edinburgh/Glasgow) www.loganair.co.uk
BY BIKE The newly formed Hebridean Way provides cyclists with a dedicated route the entire length of the Western Isles. Cycling in the islands is more popular than ever and there are several businesses operating locally who are dedicated to this mode of travel including bike transfer companies and bike repair specialists, as well as general hire.
The closest bike hire to us is Horgabost Bike Hire: Horgabost Campsite, Isle of Harris. Tel: 07469 196079 Email: email@example.com