Stornoway Transportation

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    how to get here

    by Adelle123 Updated Sep 14, 2004

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    The most scenic way to get to Stornoway from the mainland is from the Uig ferry on Skye to Tarbert on Harris. There's usually connecting buses at both ends.

    If your coming from Glasgow, drive by Loch Lomond-Glencoe-Fort William-Glen Sheil-Lochalsh-Portree, then stay the night in Portree. Catch the ferry the next day to Tarbert.
    Alternatively drive to Mallaig and take the ferry to Armadale in Skye, and stay the night in Portree.

    Related to:
    • Archeology
    • Fishing
    • Eco-Tourism

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    ferries

    by margaretvn Updated Feb 9, 2003

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    ferry from Uig

    We got the ferry from the isle of Skye to Harris and they do have tickets that allow travel around the Outer Hebrides getting you from one island to the other. We then went onto Uist and Benbecula. You do have to book in advance.

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    three ferry ports

    by margaretvn Updated Feb 9, 2003

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    There are three ferry ports on Harris and Lewis.
    At Stornoway (Lewis) going to Ullapool
    At Tarbet (Harris) going to Uig on the Isle of Skye
    At Leverburgh (the southern tip of Harris) going to North Uist and the Isle of Berenay.

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    Hire Cars

    by bignick Written Jun 16, 2010

    If you're planning on hiring a car on the Island, and expect to do a lot of driving down the smaller roads, and exploring the back roads, then opt for a manual gearbox.

    From experience on the island, an automatic will burn through your fuel a lot more, as the engine is constantly changing gears and wasting your precious fuel reserves.

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    go your own way

    by margaretvn Written Feb 8, 2003

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    Although there is public transport it is limited and by far the best way to get around is with you own car.

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