Scotland's Islands have never been more accessible. It's just as straight-forward to take weekend trips, to have a relaxing week or to tour by hopping from one island to another. For information about getting to Scotland's Islands or travelling between them, the websites listed below provide up to date information on routes and timetables.


By Air


Highlands and Islands Airports - 11 airports linking Scotland's Islands to each other and the rest of the world:

Oban - scheduled flights to Coll, Colonsay, Islay and Tiree

Shetland - Inter-island flights to Foula, Out Skerries, Papa Stour and Fair Isle

Worldwide Air Charter:


By Sea


Clyde and Hebrides


Shetland and Orkney Islands


Inter-island ferry journeys within Shetland


Inter-island ferry journeys within Orkney


Inter-island ferry journeys within Argyll and Bute

Across Scotland


By Rail


By coach


Accommodation and Other Travel Ideas and Advice



Scotland’s Islands - the events, exhibitions and activities happening all year round.

We list every event we hear of, large and small, taking place on the islands of Scotland or taking place elsewhere and relating to Scotland's Islands. They provide a unique opportunity to savour the diversity and excitement of island life. Check our our facebook page for general updates too -  

There has never been a better time for you to visit Scotland's Islands, to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and unspoilt beaches, to get close to dramatic wild-life, learn about our heritage, participate in a great range of activities, and enjoy our music, food and drink.

All this on some of our 99 inhabited islands large and small (and many more uninhabited) accessible by sea and air in six regions: Argyll & Bute, Highland, North Ayrshire, Orkney, Outer Hebrides and Shetland.



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