There are ferries. The Isle of Benbecula is connected to the mainland by ferry from Uig in Skye to Lochmaddy, in North Uist, from the Isle of Harris, from Leverburgh to the Isle of Berneray, and from Oban to Lochboisdale in South Uist. If you don’t own a car, the best way to get to BenbeculaIsland is by ferry. Flybe is the only airline that offers flights to Benbecula. There are flights from Glasgow, Inverness and Stornoway. There is a regular bus service from the airport to a number of destinations on Benbecula as well as a few places on North and South Uist.
Where do I get the ferry to Benbecula?
North Uist and South Uist have causeways that can get you to Benbecula.
Where is Benbecula Scotland?
The island of Benbecula is located between the islands of Protestant North Uist and Catholic South Uist and is connected by road causeways and bridges. Benbecula means the “e;island of the fordse; as the island essentially is flat.
How can I get to Uist?
You can get to South Uist by ferry. The crossing from Mallaig takes 3 hours 30 minutes. The crossing takes a long time. It’s a good idea to make vehicle reservations.