Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway

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Glasgow to Stornoway

  • 2 airlines fly direct from Glasgow to Stornoway
  • The average flight time from Glasgow to Stornoway is 55min
  • There are 44 flights a week from Glasgow to Stornoway
  • Glasgow to Stornoway is 187 miles
  • The most popular airline flying from Glasgow to Stornoway last month was Loganair
  • £106 was the cheapest return price from Glasgow to Stornoway last month

This information is correct as of May 2016

Airlines that fly from Glasgow to Stornoway

Flybe offer direct flights from Glasgow to Stornoway. These flights are operated by Loganair.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Flights to Stornoway depart from Glasgow International Airport  terminal 1. You'll find Boots, WH Smith, World Duty Free and Luggage Point in the departure hall in case you need to make any last-minute purchases for your trip. There are also some fashion stores including Celtic, The Fashion Place and Victoria's Secret. If you're hungry you can grab something to eat from Upper Crust, Frankie & Benny's, Tennant Pier Bar, Fresh Food Central or The Sandpiper. Glasgow Airport has one pay-in executive lounge, UpperDeck. Note that alcoholic beverages are limited to four per customer. The airport also has cash machines (we recommend visiting before your flight), prayer rooms, baby changing facilities and children's play areas. E-cigarettes are banned inside the terminal, and smoking is only allowed in designated areas outside the airport building.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Car hire from Stornoway Airport is worth considering, as public transport on the Scottish islands can be irregular. Having your own mode of transport definitely makes getting about easier. A bus service runs between the airport and the centre of Stornoway from Monday to Saturday. Local taxis also serve the airport, but it's best to book your transfer in advance as there's no taxi rank. Calling one once you arrive could result in a long wait.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport no later than one hour before scheduled departure: 90 minutes is best. You don't need a passport to fly on domestic routes. You will be asked to show some photographic identification for security reasons. You can use your driving license. Find a full list of approved ID types on Flybe's website.

What to expect in Stornoway

Stornoway is the largest town in the Outer Hebrides and the gateway to the Isle of Lewis. The island is generally pretty quiet and pastoral (most businesses still close on Sundays). July is the best time to visit, as the Hebridean Celtic Festival attracts thousands of revellers. The town of Stornoway still has lots of artisan bakers and fishmongers, but also has a Co-op and a Tesco for big grocery shops. Stornoway has a mild climate, similar to Glasgow. The average temperature in July is 13°C, while January and February tend to have temperatures around 4°C. Stornoway is very wet, with 25 to 28 days of rain each month quite common. The wettest months are October, November and January while the driest month is May. 

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