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There are 4 ways to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope by train, ferry, bus or plane

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Train, ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso
  2. Take the ferry from Gills Bay Ferry Terminal to St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal Pf1

$107 - $127

Cheapest option

Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Kirkwall (KOI) ABZ - KOI

$95 - $259

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal X99
  2. Take the ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal Nl1
  3. Take the bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall X1

Fly from Inverness, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Kirkwall (KOI) INV - KOI
  2. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope is to train and ferry which costs £80 - £100 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope is to train and ferry which costs £80 - £100 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Saint Margaret's Hope is 104 miles.

The best way to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6 h 14 min and costs £80 - £100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Kirkwall Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Saint Margaret's Hope. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope.
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  • Distance: 104.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Saint Margaret's Hope, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope. However, you can take the train to Thurso, take the taxi to Gills Bay Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to St Margarets Hope Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope via Scrabster, Ferry Terminal, Scrabster Ferry Terminal, Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal, and Stromness, Travel Centre in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Orkney
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
pentlandferries.co.uk
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

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