Travel by car or caravan: Lewis is a paradise for disabled motorists from the mainland, with many miles of quiet roads through idyllic countryside, and peaceful campsites. This guidance to disabled motorists is helpful. Be aware: petrol is very expensive on Lewis!
If you let them know when you book, Calmac ferries will arrange for your vehicle to be parked on board by a lift for easy access to the passenger decks. Calmac offers reduced fares to disabled motorists, but you must check their rules first. If you think you will need help either at the port or on the ferry itself, ask Calmac first!
Read our buses and coaches page for information about the main Stornoway bus station and bus timetables and operators. Standards of disabled access vary considerably, please contact the operator directly. This UK guide gives information about your rights.
Rail travel : there are no rail services on Lewis, however rail service operate on the mainland connecting Glasgow and Edinburgh to Mallaig, Kyle of Lochalsh, and Inverness. This UK guide shows what services are available at each station on the network.
Ambulift facilities are available to help passengers with restricted mobility getting on and off the plane. The Terminal Building has wheelchair and limited disabled toilet facilities. There is a ramp at the entrance and staff will help if you ask. Ask the airline for help and information when you book.