Transportation

Bicycle Hire in Armadale

Armadale Bikes

Bicycle hire place close to the Mallaig–Armadale ferry pier; bikes can be delivered to your accommodation for a fee.
Bicycle Rental in South Uist ( Uibhist A Deas)

Rothan Cycles

Offers a delivery and pick-up service at various points between Eriskay and Stornoway.
Ferry in Scotland

Caledonian MacBrayne

Serves the west coast and islands. A comprehensive timetable booklet is available from tourist offices and on the website. There's a summer timetable and one for winter, when services are somewhat reduced. CalMac Is…
Airline in Scotland

Flybe/Loganair

The main domestic airline in Scotland, with flights from Glasgow to Barra, Benbecula, Campbeltown, Islay, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Stornoway and Tiree; from Edinburgh to Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Stornoway and Wick; from Aberd…
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…
Ferry in Orkney

Northlink Ferries

Operates ferries from Scrabster to Stromness (passenger/car £19.40/59, 1½ hours, two to three daily), from Aberdeen to Kirkwall (passenger/car £31.50/111, six hours, three or four weekly) and from Kirkwall to Lerwic…
Ferry in Campbeltown

Kintyre Express

Catering especially to golfers, Kintyre Express operates a small, high-speed passenger ferry from Campbeltown to Ballycastle in Northern Ireland (£45/80 one-way/return, 1½ hours, daily June to August, four weekly Ap…
Bus in The Trossachs

DRT

In a bid to cut public transport costs, 'Demand Responsive Transport' (DRT) now covers the Trossachs area. It sounds complex, but basically it means you get a taxi to where you want to go, for the price of a bus. Th…
Ferry in Small Isles

CalMac

Operates the passenger-only ferry from Mallaig to Eigg, Muck, Rum and Canna. Bicycles are carried for free. You can also hop between the islands without returning to Mallaig, but the timetable is complicated and it …
Bus in Durness

Far North Bus

A year-round Far North Bus heads daily to Lairg (£8.10, 2½ hours, Monday to Friday), where there is a train station. On Saturday buses head to Inverness (£11.80, three hours) or Thurso (£9.40, 2½ hours). All these s…