Transportation

Bicycle Hire in Armadale

South Skye Cycles

Bicycle hire place 4 miles north of Armadale; can deliver bikes to the ferry pier or to Broadford.
Bicycle Rental in South Uist ( Uibhist A Deas)

Rothan Cycles

Offers a delivery and pick-up service (extra charge) at various points between Eriskay and Stornoway.
Ferry in Outer Hebrides

CalMac

Runs car ferries from Ullapool to Stornoway (Lewis), from Uig (Isle of Skye) to Lochmaddy (North Uist) and Tarbert (Harris), from Oban to Castlebay (Barra) and Mallaig to Lochboisdale (South Uist). CalMac has a rang…
Bus in Durness

Far North Bus

A year-round service heads to Lairg (£9, 2½ hours, Monday to Friday), where there is a train station. On Saturday buses head to Inverness (£13.40, three hours) and Thurso (£10.30, 2½ hours). In summer school holiday…
Bus in Stornoway (Steornabhagh)

Stornoway Bus Station

The bus network covers almost every village in the islands, with around four to six buses a day on all the main routes; however, there are no buses at all on Sunday. You can pick up timetables from the tourist offic…
Bicycle Rental in Barra (Barraigh)

Barra Bike Hire

Located at the western end of Castlebay. From May to September its bikes are also available at the Buth Barraigh Community Shop from 9am to 11am; full- and multiday hires can be delivered anywhere on the island.
Ferry in Glen Shiel & Glenelg

Glenelg–Skye Ferry

A picturesque community-owned vehicle ferry runs from Glenelg across to Kylerhea on Skye. This highly recommended way of reaching the island runs every 20 minutes and doesn't need booking.
Ferry in Skye

Glenelg-Skye Ferry

Runs a tiny vessel (six cars only) on the short Kylerhea to Glenelg crossing (five minutes, every 20 minutes). The ferry operates from 10am to 6pm daily (till 7pm June to August).
Ferry in Cape Wrath

Cape Wrath Ferry

Passenger ferry across the Kyle of Durness from Keoldale pier (2 miles southwest of Durness); connects with a minibus to Cape Wrath.
Bus in Cape Wrath

Cape Wrath Minibus

Runs 11 miles on a poor road from the Cape Wrath Ferry to Cape Wrath (50 minutes), with entertaining commentary along the way.