The nearest airport is just outside Stornoway, approximately an hour’s drive from Croft Cottage. Several airlines offer routes from the Scottish mainland to Stornoway airport:
- Flybe fly between Stornoway and Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh
- Eastern Airways fly between Stornoway and Aberdeen;
All these mainland airports offer a wide range of flights all over the UK and beyond.
Caledonian MacBrayne run a number of vehicle ferry routes both between the Western Isles and to the Scottish mainland. You can choose to travel to Ullapool and take the ferry to Stornoway, or go over the Skye bridge to get to Uig, Skye, and take the ferry to Tarbert.
There are several car hire companies based in Stornoway. Lewis Car Rental and Carhire Hebrides can both deliver cars to the airport or to the ferry terminal in Stornoway. MacKinnon Self Drive has a wide range of cars available for hire with local delivery, and can supply a car at the airport through Stornoway Car Hire.