Listed below are a number of transport weblinks that will assist with your journey planning. Getting to Skye and Lochalsh has never been so easy.
The Traveline Scotland website, helps to coordinate all your transport options.
From Fort William, enter Lochalsh at Cluanie and drive through awesome Glenshiel. Or take the alternative northern route from Inverness and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Lochcarron and the surrounding countryside. You may also decide to take the award winning ‘Road to the Isles’ fromFort William to Mallaig for the ferry ‘over the sea to Skye’.
Cars, bicycles and taxis can also be hired locally.
For up-to-date driving information in the Highlands, call 0900 3401 363 (Highland Roadline), 0900 3444 900 (The AA Roadline) or 0900 3401 199 (Grampian Roadline). For road-based journey planning, have a look at the AA or RAC Route Planners online.
Trains operate between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh and Fort William and Mallaig and you will be guaranteed fantastic views of ever-changing landscapes and seascapes, whatever the season. Scotrail also have a sleeper service that comes to Fort William, Inverness and Glasgow and allows connections to Skye by bus or Kyle of Lochalsh by train.
By Bus & Coach
Skye and Lochalsh can be reached by coach from Inverness and Fort William, which have good links to other parts of Scotland. Local buses are also operated within the area.
The enchanting Road to the Isles from Fort William takes you to Mallaig where you can then sail over the sea to Armadale on Skye with Caledonian MacBrayne ferries. During the Summer months, a privately run ferry operates between Glenelg and Kylerhea on Skye.
If you are coming from further afield, there are airports at Glasgow, Edinburgh, Inverness and Aberdeen.