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Flights to Stornoway in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 0% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price£236Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from£227From London to Stornoway

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Stornoway right now?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Stornoway along with the rest of United Kingdom. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. The United Kingdom has announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers will be in effect starting on 8 June. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement.. If you are looking to book a trip to Stornoway and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about travelling during COVID-19.

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Cheapest prices for Stornoway flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Stornoway found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£207
February
£243
March
£229
April
£220
May
£244
June
£215
July
£222
August
£222
September
£247
October
£211
November
£207
December
£229
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Stornoway is November. The most expensive month for flights is September. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Stornoway?

Average Stornoway flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - SYY
Price
£207 - £337
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Temperature
8 - 16 °C
SYY
Rainfall
62 - 143 mm

Peak Season:

The peak season takes place during the Scottish summer months of July to September and is the most popular time to book a flight to Stornoway. Stornoway does not receive as many visitors as the mainland, however the lower number of hotels may mean that room prices are high due to their limited capacity. The area is quite popular for music events, attracting both local and international acts, as well as festivals such as the Autumn Leaf Peepin treks and walks, and the Tiree Music Festival.

Off Season:

October to January are the winter months, and will see very few visitors thanks to the harsh winter. However, the benefit of these severe weather conditions is that many cheap flights to Stornoway are available during this period.

Shoulder Season:

From March to June, the climate begins to improve and the festival season begins to pick up pace. Festivals and events during this period include the Highlands & Islands Music & Dance Festival, as well as the Scottish Series sailing event. Be sure to book travel and rooms well in advance to beat the inevitable price increases.

When is the best time to book a flight to Stornoway?

The price you pay for your flight to Stornoway may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 45 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Stornoway?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Stornoway. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Stornoway?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Stornoway trip. A flight in the afternoon will more often than not be of higher cost.

Stornoway overview

Stornoway is a Scottish city located on the Isle of Lewis, and is one of the most northern settlements in the UK. The Isle has a rich history, and the city itself was founded by the Vikings in the 9th century. Much of the city and surrounding area is steeped in history, cultural landmarks, modern attractions and festivals.

There is something to appeal to all visitors taking a flight to Stornoway, although the area will have a greater appeal to those with a love of Scottish scenery, history, and cultural festivals. Arnoal Blackhouse is an outdoor museum and authentic look into the early settlement of the Isle. The impressive late middle ages Lews Castle is open to visitors, and also includes an art gallery.

The large harbour area has plenty of local seafood restaurants and bars, and there are plenty of local and family owned businesses in the surrounding streets which cannot be found anywhere else. Stornoway promises to offer many unique experiences and a small town atmosphere which is a welcome change to many visitors from the metropolitan areas.

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Getting around Stornoway

The city, and the rest of the Isle, is quite small, so is possible to reach many of the points of interest by foot. There are small taxi firms available, as well as a local shuttle bus service to get to some of the more out of the way attractions.

Getting from the Airport to the City

The closest airport serving flights to Stornoway is Inverness Airport (INV), however it will be necessary to travel by ferry to the Isle of Lewis. If taking a ferry from Inverness, the trip will take several hours, however a City Link bus to Skye, and then a ferry, will take approximately the same amount of time.

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Cheap flights to Stornoway in April, May 2021

The best prices found for SYY flights for April, May
11 May - 18 May
£302pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
SYY
Stornoway
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted
11 May - 17 May
£303pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
SYY
Stornoway
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1 STOP
LTN
London Luton
11 May - 17 May
£304pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
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Stornoway
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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London Stansted

Stornoway 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Stornoway found for this year
3 Aug - 10 Aug
£229pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
SYY
Stornoway
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Aug - 10 Aug
£231pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
SYY
Stornoway
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Jul - 15 Jul
£235pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SYY
Stornoway
SYY
Stornoway
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

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