How To Visit The Islands of Scotland

Scotland’s Islands have never been more accessible. It’s just as straight-forward to take weekend trips, to have a relaxing week or to tour by hopping from one island to another. For information about getting to Scotland’s Islands or travelling between them, the websites listed below provide up to date information on routes and timetables.

By Air

Highlands and Islands Airports – 11 airports linking Scotland’s Islands to each other and the rest of the world:

Oban – scheduled flights to Coll, Colonsay, Islay and Tiree

Shetland – Inter-island flights to Foula, Out Skerries, Papa Stour and Fair Isle

Worldwide Air Charter:

By Sea

Clyde and Hebrides

Shetland and Orkney Islands

Inter-island ferry journeys within Shetland

Inter-island ferry journeys within Orkney

Inter-island ferry journeys within Argyll and Bute

Across Scotland

By Rail

By coach

Accommodation and Other Travel Ideas and Advice