Stornoway travel guide

Stornoway Tourism | Stornoway Guide

You're Going to Love Stornoway

With a population of 5,423, Stornoway is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Stornoway

Stornoway in November
Estimated hotel price
$169
1 night at 3-star hotel
Stornoway in November
Estimated hotel price
$169
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Stornoway in August, when the average temperature is 14 °C, and the highest can go up to 16 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 120 mm. In contrast, May is usually the driest month of the year in Stornoway, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Stornoway

Plane

When flying to Stornoway, you’ll arrive at Stornoway Airport (SYY), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stornoway is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 316 km from Stornoway. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Plane

When flying to Stornoway, you’ll arrive at Stornoway Airport (SYY), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Stornoway is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 316 km from Stornoway. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Stornoway

Airlines serving Stornoway

KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,560 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,611 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,593 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,451 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (970 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,439 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,789 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (497 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (153 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
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Where to stay in Stornoway

Average rates range from around $336 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $329 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Stornoway

Hiring a car in Stornoway

Expect to pay $3.06 per litre in Stornoway (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.72 and $48.96.

Expect to pay $3.06 per litre in Stornoway (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.72 and $48.96.