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There are 9 ways to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow by plane, train, car ferry, ferry, night train or bus

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Fly Exeter to Kirkwall

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Kirkwall (KOI)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Castletown, Drill Hall

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Kirkwall

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Kirkwall (KOI)

Train to Bristol, fly to Kirkwall

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Kirkwall (KOI)

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen, car ferry, ferry, travel

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ)
  3. Take the car ferry from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
  4. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Rapness Orkney Ferry Terminal
  5. Travel from Rapness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scapa Flow

Fly Exeter to Edinburgh, train, travel

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso
  4. Travel from Thurso to Scapa Flow

Train, travel

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Haymarket
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness
  5. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso
  6. Travel from Thurso to Scapa Flow

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Castletown, Drill Hall

Train, car ferry, ferry, travel

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Aberdeen
  2. Take the car ferry from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
  3. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Rapness Orkney Ferry Terminal
  4. Travel from Rapness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scapa Flow

Exeter (EXT) to Kirkwall (KOI) flights

The flight time between Exeter (EXT) and Kirkwall (KOI) is around 6h 45m and covers a distance of around 572 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 5m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 45m. Services are operated by Loganair. Typically six flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 40m
Layover time:
4h 5m
Total time:
6h 45m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 45m
Flight distance:
572 miles
Flights per week:
6
Cheapest price:
£333
Carbon emissions:
302 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:45
Last flight departs at:
11:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter (EXT) to Kirkwall (KOI) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow is to bus which costs £70 - £100 and takes 21h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow is to train and fly which costs £160 - £550 and takes 6h 1m.

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The distance between Exeter and Scapa Flow is 569 miles.

The best way to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow without a car is to train and travel which takes 18h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow is to fly which takes 8h 22m and costs £330 - £950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £100 and takes 21h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Exeter Airport to Kirkwall Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 45m and has one stopover.

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Loganair offers flights from Exeter Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Scapa Flow. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Scapa Flow.
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  • Distance: 568.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Scapa Flow, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Exeter to Scapa Flow 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Scapa Flow via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Buchanan Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station, and Castletown, Drill Hall in around 21h 50m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £900
Flights from Cardiff to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £900
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Inverness
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Dublin, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £430
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £33
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£75 - £95
Anytime Day 1st Class
£150 - £220
Train from Exeter St Davids to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£250 - £600
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£250 - £310
Anytime Day 1st Class
£420 - £600
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bristol Parkway to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £95
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £95
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Castletown, Drill Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£20 - £25
Peak
£31 - £36
Orkney Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1856 872044
Email
info@orkneyferries.co.uk
Website
orkneyferries.co.uk
Ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Rapness Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Orkney Ferries

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