How to Get Here

The Island of Harris is easily accessible by both ferry and airplane. You can be transported from a busy city life to peace and tranquillity within hours.


“The Hebrides”- 1 hour 45 mins crossing.  Departs from Uig in Skye and arrives in Tarbert, Harris. Scarista is 15 miles from Tarbert.

“Loch Seaforth” – 2 hour 45 mins crossing.  Departs Ullapool and arrives in Stornoway. Scarista is 52 miles from Stornoway.

During Peak Season, from April – October, it is advisable to book your ferry as soon as you book your accommodation.  Publication date of ferry timetables varies every year and updates can be found on their website (see below)


Regular flights to Stornoway from Glasgow (55 mins), Edinburgh (1 hour), Inverness (35 mins),  Scarista is just over an hour away from Stornoway Airport.

Car Hire

Car hire is readily available from the above arrival point in Stornoway- Car Hire Hebrides