TRAVEL & GETTING AROUND

BUS TIMES - COMING IN SEPTEMBER

PUBLIC BUS SERVICE PROVIDED BY STAGECOACH

See Link to Timetables [External Links]

 

Kirkwall to Stromness

Stromness to Kirkwall

NorthLink Ferries

Proud Sponsor of Orkney Blues Festival

Operates a daily passenger and car service to Orkney from Aberdeen and Scrabster (North of Scotland).

-Scrabster to Stromness (daily service)
-Aberdeen to Kirkwall (4 sailings per week)

Connects with most national train and bus services, and flights into Aberdeen.

Pentland Ferries

Short Sea Ferries from Gills Bay

Operates a daily passenger and car service from Gills Bay (North of Scotland) and St Margarets Hope. Connects with most national train and bus services from Inverness, and flights into Wick.

Get a return passenger fare to Orkney from as little as £28.00.

www.pentlandferries.co.uk

Flybe / Loganair

Flights from Scotland and UK

Operates daily flights to Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands, from most of Scotland's airports.

Kirkwall airport is connected with buses and taxis within Orkney.

www.flybe.co.uk

Travel within Scotland

Buses and Trains to the Islands

CityLink Bus - Linking all of Scotland's major cities

 

Stagecoach Bus - Multiple national and local services around Scotland

 

ScotRail Train - Linking Scotland's major towns and cities by rail

 

Megabus - Low cost inner-city travel in Scotland

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Public Bus Timetables

Stromness is served by the X1 Bus Service

Stagecoach Orkney

Public buses running between St Margaret's Hope, Kirkwall and Stromness.

Buses are availabe throughout the weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

For other public bus routes in Orkney, click the link below to visit the Stagecoach website and use their search function to find the timetable you require.

http://www.stagecoachbus.com/

 

Alternatively you can call their office for more information | 01856 870555

Local Taxis

Taxi's are available throughout the weekend in Orkney, including unsociable hours. Hires should be booked in advance as they are often busy.

Craigie's Taxis Kirkwall: 01856 878787
Bob's Taxis Kirkwall: 01856 876543
Brass's Taxis Stromness: 01856 850750
Stromness Taxis: 01856 852852

Orkney Ferries (Local)

Orkney Ferries operate daily services to Orkney's inner and outer isles.

Visit the Orkney Ferries website to find timetables, fares and more information.

www.orkneyferries.co.uk

Alternatively you can call their office for bookings and other info | 01856 872044

Local Flights

Loganair (operating with Flybe) operate flights to some of Orkney's outer isles.

Visit the Loganair website to find timetables, fares and more information.

www.loganair.co.uk

Alternatively you can call their office for bookings and other info | 01856 873457

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