Gairloch travel guide

Gairloch Tourism | Gairloch Guide

You're Going to Love Gairloch

Gairloch is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Gairloch to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Gairloch

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Badachro Inn (Badracho) and Shieldaig Lodge (Shieldaig Lodge Badachro) are great picks.

When to visit Gairloch

Gairloch in September
Estimated hotel price
£96
1 night at 3-star hotel
Gairloch in September
Estimated hotel price
£96
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Gairloch

Plane

Although Gairloch doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Stornoway Airport (SYY), which is located 41 miles from Gairloch. Inverness Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, KLM and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Gairloch departs from Inverness and takes around 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Gairloch is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 155 miles from Gairloch. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Plane

Although Gairloch doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Stornoway Airport (SYY), which is located 41 miles from Gairloch. Inverness Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, KLM and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Gairloch departs from Inverness and takes around 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Gairloch is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 155 miles from Gairloch. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Gairloch

Airlines serving Gairloch

KLM
Good (846 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (979 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (951 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,397 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (39 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,629 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (452 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (175 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (15 reviews)
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Where to stay in Gairloch

Average rates range from around £125 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £98 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Gairloch

Most booked hotels in Gairloch

Gairloch Sands Youth Hostel
3 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
£117+
Shieldaig Lodge Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
£125+
The Millcroft Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£107+
Gairloch Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
£81+
The Old Inn
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
£129+
Gairloch Highland Lodge
3 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
£121+

Hiring a car in Gairloch

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Gairloch (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.08 and £22.77.

Expect to pay £1.43 per litre in Gairloch (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.08 and £22.77.