There is no shortage of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a ferry from Outer Hebrides to Scotland. There are 1 ferry company with a combined offering of 11 Ferry Routes connecting Ardmhor to Eriskay, Berneray to Leverburgh, Castlebay to Oban, Eriskay to Ardmhor, Leverburgh to Berneray, Lochboisdale to Mallaig, Lochmaddy to Uig & Tarbert (Loch Fyne), Stornoway to Ullapool, Tarbert (Loch Fyne) to Lochmaddy, Lochmaddy to Uig & Tarbert (Loch Fyne) & Tarbert (Harris) to Uig.
The fastest route between Outer Hebrides and Scotland is Ardmhor to Eriskay with a crossing duration of around 40 minutes. With so many routes on offer we make it simple by comparing all similar routes in one search so you can quickly find what you are looking for.
The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles, are a chain of islands strung along the west coast of Scotland.
Stretching 130 miles and comprising 119 islands, 5 of which are inhabited: Lewis and Harris, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist and Barra. These slow-paced, Gaelic-speaking islands all offer total tranquillity, providing a unique British experience.
Stunning coastal views, picturesque castles and an abundance of fascinating wildlife in untouched nature are all part of what makes the Outer Hebrides so special. Also, not only are the islands a hiker’s paradise, they also boast some of the most beautiful beaches in the British Isles, with long stretches of pristine white sand and crystal clear waters to be found on almost every island.
The Outer Hebrides are very well connected by ferry, with a large network of sailings available within the island chain. There are also numerous routes back to mainland Scotland, so there’s ample choice.
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.