There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Isle of Lewis and Scotland operated by 1 ferry company – Caledonian MacBrayne. The Stornoway to Ullapool ferry crossing operates daily with a scheduled sailing duration from about 2 hours 30 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Isle of Lewis Scotland crossing between Stornoway and Ullapool.
Lewis is the largest and northernmost island in the Outer Hebrides, located off the northwest coast of Scotland.
The island is home to some of best prehistoric sites in Scotland, most particularly the Callanish Stones which date back to the Neolithic era in 3000 BC and a broch from the 1st Century AD, while the west coast has some incredible beaches.
The main town of Stornoway on the east coast is the largest in the archipelago, characterised by attractive Victorian homes, various boutiques, a vibrant arts scene and the impressive Lews Castle.
From the port in Stornoway, you can choose from a few sailings every day across to Ullapool on the mainland, a picturesque fishing town regarded as one of the best outdoor holiday destinations in the UK.
Scotland is the Northernmost of the four countries that form the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean to the West and North, the North Sea to the East and across the border to the South you’ll find England.
Scotland is a lively and friendly country, rich in history and heritage dating back thousands of years. People flock here to visit not only the beautiful mountains and valleys, rolling hills, forests and rocky coastlines but also for the experiences that Scotland has to offer.
Whether you’re looking to play a game of golf at the very place it was invented or to visit one of the many distilleries for some whiskey tasting, Scotland has much to offer any visitor.
In terms of arriving by ferry to Scotland, from Northern Ireland there’s a choice of year round services from and to numerous ports with sailings operated by modern and well-equipped ferries.
There are no longer any direct ferries from continental Europe to Scotland however there are numerous crossings to England and Ireland that get you close enough.