Welcome to BarraThe Isles of Barra and Vatersay are the most Southerly inhabited islands in the Outer Hebrides and the most Westerly in the U.K. White Sandy beaches and beautiful scenery mixed with a rich history and a strong community spirit are only some of the reasons that Barra and Vatersay won The Best Island Community, Best Scottish Community and Best UK Community Awards at the 2008 Calor Village of The Year awards. You can get to the Isle of Barra by air or by ferry. The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry runs from Oban to Castlebay Four times a week from October - January, Three times a week from January - March and Eight times a week from March - October, Five of which are direct from Oban, One from Tiree and Two from Lochboisdale. The trip takes 5 hours. Visit Calmac For Ferry Times. To reach Barra by air you can travel daily from Glasgow Monday -Saturday. Barra - benbecula also operates daily as does Benbecula - Stornoway.Visit Flybe For Plane Info If you are traveling to Isle of Barra from Uist you can also take small car ferry from Eriskey which will bring youto Ardmhor jetty in half an hour.Visit Calmac For Ferry Times.