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Destination(s) 🇬🇧 Outer Hebrides, 🇬🇧 Scotland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom
Distance 31 miles, 50 km
Duration 1h 45 mins.
Operated by
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
2p+Car+Return in our estimation £ 48

The ferry from Uig to Tarbert on the island of Leòdhas (Lewis) is the shortest connection you can make to this island. The ferry that sails here can be booked at CalMac.

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Ferry to Tarbert (Lewis) and Uig

The Uig-Tarbert ferry brings you to Harris and Lewis. The most populous of the Scottish Islands and the main island of the Outer Hebrides. It is one of the two options to get to Lewis. The other ferry sails from Ullapool to Stornoway. You can book this crossing in advance. Especially during summer, this is advisable.

  • Check-in is 45 minutes before vehicle departure and 30 minutes for foot passengers.
Isle of Lewis and the Isle of Harris
Megalithic Stone on the Isle of Lewis and Harris

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Tarbert-Uig 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 Tarbert and Uig is currently operated by: CalMac Ferries.

How long does the Tarbert-Uig crossing take?

The travel time of the Tarbert-Uig ferry is around: 1h 45 minutes. 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 Tarbert-Uig ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Tarbert to Uig (or the ferry from Uig to Tarbert) Up to 2 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 Tarbert and Uig?

The distance between Tarbert and Uig is approximately 31 miles or 50 km.