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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Outer Hebrides, 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 11 miles, 17 km
Duration 1 Hour
Operated by CalMac Ferries
Sailings Up to 4 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 23

Leverburgh-Berneray is an important crossing as it connects the (larger) islands of Lewes and North Uist.

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Ferry to Berneray and Leverburgh

The Leverburgh-Berneray ferry connects the islands of North West and the Isle of Harris. Harris is actually a peninsula located on the Isle of Lewis. You can book tickets for this crossing in advance via the CalMac site.

  • Check-in is 20 minutes prior to departure for vehicles and passengers.
  • In winter there may be a modified timetable due to an unfavorable combination between low tide and daylight.

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Leverburgh-Berneray ferry.

Tickets and Booking

Ferry tickets on this route can be booked through Caledonian Macbrayne Ferries. When the ferries depart and what the routes are, very much depends on the season and the crowds. In quieter periods the ferries sometimes make a stopover. The exact itineraries can be found on the CalMac website. Summer timetables will come into effect after March 30th.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Leverburgh and Berneray is currently operated by: CalMac Ferries.

How long does the Leverburgh-Berneray crossing take?

The travel time of the Leverburgh-Berneray ferry is around: 1 Hour. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Leverburgh-Berneray ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Leverburgh to Berneray (or the ferry from Berneray to Leverburgh) Up to 4 Times p/day. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Leverburgh and Berneray?

The distance between Leverburgh and Berneray is approximately 11 miles or 17 km.