There is 1 way to get from Thurso to Kirkwall by ferry or bus
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Ferry, bus • 3 h 19 min
$28 - $36
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Kirkwall is to ferry and bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 3 h 19 min.
The quickest way to get from Thurso to Kirkwall is to ferry and bus which costs £20 - £27 and takes 3 h 19 min.
The distance between Thurso and Kirkwall is 34 miles.
The best way to get from Thurso to Kirkwall without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £20 - £27.
It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Thurso to Kirkwall, including transfers.
There are 78+ hotels available in Kirkwall. Prices start at $75 USD per night.
What companies run services between Thurso, Scotland and Kirkwall, Scotland?
There is no direct connection from Thurso to Kirkwall. However, you can take the bus to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Scrabster Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal), then take the bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre.
Ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 30 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $18 - $26
- Schedules at
- $18 - $22
- $22 - $26
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