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Caledonian Macbrayne has 2 car ferry services which both operate daily:

  • Ullapool - Stornoway (sailing time: 2 hours 40 minutes) 
  • Uig (Isle of Skye) - Tarbert (Isle of Harris) which 37 miles / 1 hour by car from Stornoway.

Visit the Caledonian MacBrayne website for more details - www.calmac.co.uk


There are also lots of options to fly into Stornoway Airport (just three miles from the house) from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness (with connections from London). Contact Loganair/British Airways, bmi (British Midland) or Highland Airways.
Car hire is available on the island.

From the airport:  as you leave the airport turn right at the first roundabout and proceed for about half a mile to a junction.  At the junction, turn right and follow the signs for Stornoway (Steornabhagh) until you come to another roundabout (about 2 miles).  Go straight ahead at this roundabout and you will see another small roundabout just ahead, turn right here onto Matheson Road.  Proceed straight ahead through one pedestrian crossing and one set of traffic lights.  Solas is just ahead on a corner site to your right.  If it is dark the house will be lit up.  The gates will be open so just turn into the drive. 

By taxi from the airport:  This will take about 15 minutes and will cost about 7.00 - 10.00.

From the ferry terminal:  Exit the ferry terminal and turn left, you will see a roundabout ahead, turn right at the roundabout onto James Street and continue driving to the next roundabout.  Turn left onto Matheson Road.  Proceed straight ahead through one pedestrian crossing and one set of traffic lights.  Solas is just ahead on a corner site to your right. If it is dark the house will be lit up.  The gates will be open so just turn into the drive. 

By taxi from the ferry terminal: This will take under 5 minutes and should cost under 5.00.

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