How to get to the Isle of Skye

Car, ferry or public transport...

The Isle of Skye is a favorite of travelers to Scotland.   With amazing scenery, whisky distilleries, and fairy tales to enjoy you can see why! But how do you get there?  Here's the lowdown...

Ferry: Ferries go from a number of places on the West coast of Scotland.   You'll get some stunning views, see some sea life (maybe dolphins!) and mingle with the locals

Car: You actually don't need to leave your car if you want to go to Skye as there's a bridge connecting it to the mainland! This makes it much easier to visit on your own terms

Public Transport: You can get the bus to Portree from Inverness.  It takes around 4 hours and will provide amazing views throughout.

Train & Ferry: Another idea is getting the train to Mallaig and ferry from there.  You'll go over the Harry Potter Glenfinnan Viaduct!

Skye is a wonderful destination in Scotland with so much to do.   If you want to learn more about how to get to the island then check out my article. Swipe Up!