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Getting to the Hebrides, to Sandwick Bay and then travelling around Stornoway and the islands is easy, whatever your preferred method of transport. There are many different methods of transport, follow these links to help you plan your trip. We are happy to assist you with your planning so please don’t hesitate to ask.

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By Air

Stornoway is connected to the mainland by daily flights to the major Scottish airports. Sandwick Bay is around 10 minutes' drive from the modern and accessible Stornoway airport (airline code SYY), which offers free parking. The airport is owned and currently operated by Highlands and Islands Airports. The link below includes access to real-time flight arrivals and departures.
Highland Airways operate daily flights between Inverness and Stornoway.
Flybe (contracted to Loganair) operate regular flights, Monday to Saturday from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness to Stornoway, Barra and Benbecula. There are also Sunday flights between Stornoway and Glasgow.
Eastern Airways now operate a daily service between Stornoway and Aberdeen.
Flying from overseas
When travelling from another country, you can book an international flight to Glasgow, Edinburgh or Inverness. Then book a connecting flight to Stornoway.

By Ferry

Sandwick Bay is a few minutes drive from the Stornoway ferry terminal and around an hour from the Tarbert, Harris ferry terminal. Please make sure you give yourself enough time to arrive at the ferry port before boarding commences - cutoff times vary according to how you are travelling, and ferry times vary according to the day of the week.
You can travel from Ullapool to Stornoway in less than 3 hours on the large and comfortable Calmac ferry, the " Isle of Lewis ". Alternatively you can choose the shorter crossing ( 1hr 40mins ) from Uig on Skye to Tarbert on Harris. During your journey across the Minch you can take in an array of islands, as well as carry out a bit of dolphin and porpoise spotting !
Caledonian MacBrayne run car both car and passenger ferries to the islands all year round.
If you are cycling around the Outer Hebrides visit, a website with information on cycling around the islands, cycle hire and equipment.

Sandwick Bay B&B, Sandwick Cottage, 30 Millar Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2RX
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