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There is 1 way to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island by ferry

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Ferry  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the ferry from Gills Bay Ferry Terminal to St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal Pf1
  2. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Papa Westray Orkney Ferry Terminal Of5 / ...

Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island by ferry, bus and walk

The journey time between Gills Bay and Papa Westray Island is around 14h 45m and covers a distance of around 61 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 15m. Operated by Pentland Ferries, Stagecoach Highlands and Orkney Ferries, the Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island service departs from Gills Bay Ferry Terminal and arrives in Papa Westray Orkney Ferry Terminal. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 21m
Layover time:
10h 24m
Total time:
14h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 15m
Journey distance:
61 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:30
Last service departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island ferry, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island is to ferry which costs £26 - £35 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island is to ferry which costs £26 - £35 and takes 5h 28m.

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The distance between Gills Bay and Papa Westray Island is 49 miles.

The best way to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island without a car is to ferry which takes 5h 28m and costs £26 - £35.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Papa Westray Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island.
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  • Distance: 49.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Gills Bay, Scotland and Papa Westray Island, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Gills Bay to Papa Westray Island. However, you can take the ferry to St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal, take the walk to St Margarets Hope, Ferry terminal, take the bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre, take the walk to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Papa Westray Orkney Ferry Terminal.

Ferry operators
Pentland Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)800 688 8998
Email
sales@pentlandferries.co.uk
Website
pentlandferries.co.uk
Ferry from Gills Bay Ferry Terminal to St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17
Website
Pentland Ferries
Orkney Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1856 872044
Email
info@orkneyferries.co.uk
Website
orkneyferries.co.uk
Ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Papa Westray Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Orkney Ferries

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