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Benbecula Airport Guide

Benbecula Airport Guide

Before making a trip to Benbecula in Scotland's Outer Hebrides, you might wish to peruse information about the airport, its facilities and local transport links to make sure your trip goes as smoothly as possible. With this in mind, we've put together this useful guide to help you on your way. Remember that Flybe provides cheap flights from and to other destinations in and around Scotland including Edinburgh and Glasgow – search our flights page for further information.

Benbecula Airport (BEB) Information

Airport Name: Benbecula Airport (BEB)

Location: This small airport is located in the north-western corner of the island, in the vicinity of the village of Balivanich.

Contact Information: Benbecula Airport, Balivanich, Benbecula, Western Isles, HS7 5LW

Telephone: 01870 602051

Transport links and parking

This vital transport link provides quick and easy access to other Hebridean islands, including the nearby North and South Uist – meaning that there are plenty of options for exploring the surrounding area and local tourist hotspots..

Airport parking

The airport car park is located opposite to the terminal building along with pick-up and drop-off points and disabled spaces. Parking is offered free of charge but drivers are advised that their vehicle and contents are left at their own risk..

Benbecula Airport by public transport

As a centre point for exploring the other surrounding Hebridies islands, Benebecula is served by a number of useful transport links.

Airport taxis

A number of local taxi companies serve the airport, including DJ's (07879 221 414), Buchanan's (01870 602 277) and MacVicars (01870 603 197 and 01870 602 307). Passengers are advised to book in advance where possible.

Airport car hire

If you want to quickly get the lay of the land upon your arrival, you may want to look into car rental services available on the island. Ask, MacLennan's Self Drive, Laing Motors and Autotec all offer car rental services, which can be pre-booked in advance using the numbers found on the airport website.

Benbecula Airport information for the business traveller

Owing to its small size, the airport does not provide conference facilities. However, there is an onsite café located that's perfect for working lunches and there are several hotels nearby which can accommodate meetings. If you require more information, please visit the airport's website.

Flybe operates flights from Benbecula airport to the following destinations:

United Kingdom

  • Belfast City
  • Barra
  • Birmingham
  • East Midlands
  • Edinburgh
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow Intl.
  • Inverness
  • London Gatwick
  • Southampton
  • Stornoway
  • Sumburgh

Channel Islands

  • Guernsey
  • Jersey

Isle of Man

  • Isle of Man


  • Paris CDG


  • Dusseldorf


  • Donegal
  • Dublin


  • Amsterdam

Please note not all flights are direct. Please see our timetable for further details.

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