Take to your sea legs and let your adventure begin!
Depending on your preference or travel requirements, there are a number of different ways to get to Orkney. If you prefer to travel by ferry, there are three locations from which you can travel to Orkney.
These are Aberdeen, Scrabster or Gills Bay in Caithness. The routes are more detailed below:
Departure Arrival Operator
Aberdeen Kirkwall Northlink Ferries Scrabster Stromness Northlink Ferries Gills Bay St Margaret’s Hope Pentland Ferries John O’ Groats Burwick John O’ Groats Ferries
Destination Orkney The Travel Centre, Kirkwall Tel: 01856 872856 www.orkney.com
Pentland Ferries Pier Road, St Margaret’s Hope, Orkney, KW17 2SW Head Office: 01856 831 226 firstname.lastname@example.org John o'Groats ferry (passenger only ferry) Ferry Office, John O’Groats, Caithness Tel: 01955 611353 www.jogferry.co.uk/Home.aspx
Orkney ferries Tel: 01856 872044 Operate between Kirkwall harbour on Mainland Orkney and Stronsay. Timetables are available on the website (North Isles service). www.orkneyferries.co.uk North Link Ferries Stromness Ferry Terminal, Ferry Road, Stromness, KW16 3BH Tel: 0845 6000 449 operate between mainland Scotland and Mainland Orkney. www.northlinkferries.co.uk
Should you wish to fly, Kirkwall airport provides easy access to the Orkney Islands from Scotland’s major cities, Shetland and Norway.
Logan Air Reservations Tel: 0344 800 2855 Calling from overseas? +44 141 642 9407 Flies from Mainland Scotland to Mainland Orkney and also offer inter isles flights to Stronsay from Kirkwall. www.loganair.co.uk