Travel Links – How to get here

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:

LOGANAIR (Stornoway > Benbecula/Barra/Inverness/Edinburgh/Glasgow)
www.loganair.co.uk

BY CAR
There are several options for car hire while in Harris:
Isle of Harris Car Hire  isleofharris-carhire.com
Car Hire Harris  www.carhireharris.co.uk/

Please note, those listed below are based in the Isle of Lewis:
Car Hire Hebrides www.carhire-hebrides.co.uk
MacKinnon Self Drive www.mackinnonselfdrive.co.uk
Stornoway Car Hire  www.stornowaycarhire.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:  horgabostbikehire@gmail.com

Bike Hebrides, 6a Sand Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS2 2UE
Tel:  07759 43355  Email: jonnymurray@gmail.com  Web: www.bikehebrides.com

Bespoke Bicycles Hebrides Ltd, Glen House, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2EP
Tel: 07876 570 932  Email: bespokebicyclerepairs@gmail.com

For more information about cycling the Hebridean way see the link below:
www.visitouterhebrides.co.uk

BY BUS
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, our local authority, run the bus service, form the Butt to Barra.  Timetables and information on inter-island connections can be found here:  https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/roads-travel-and-parking/public-transport/bus-services/

ON FOOT
The Hebridean Way is also ideal for those looking for a walking holiday.  More information can be found here:  https://www.visitouterhebrides.co.uk/see-and-do/activities/hebridean-way