Ferry services

Western Isles

Lewis is linked by ferry to the mainland at Ullapool, with daily sailings (except Sunday).There are ferry services from Harris (Tairbeart) and North Uist (Loch nam Madabh) to Uig on Skye. Harris and North Uist are connected by a ferry service between An T-ob (Leverburgh) and Otternish. South Uist and Barra are served by ferry services from Oban, and a ferry service operates between South Uist and Barra. South Uist and North Uist are connected by causeways via Benbecula.

Shetland Islands

The main service is from Aberdeen on the mainland to the island port of Lerwick. A service from Stromness (Orkney) to Lerwick is also available.During the summer months there are also services linking Shetland with Norway and the Faroe Islana. Shetland Islands Council operates an inter-island car ferry service.

Orkney Islands

The main service is from Scrabster on the Caithness coast to the island port of Stromness. A service from Aberdeen to Stromness provides a link to Shetland at Lerwick. Inter-island car ferry services are also operated ( advance reservations recommended).