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There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope by bus, train, ferry or plane

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Bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kirkwall, Travel Centre Jg2

Cheapest option

Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  6h 25m

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

$106 - $264

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Train, ferry  •  6h 14m

  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

Bus, ferry  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer 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  •  4h 9m

  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 6h 14m.

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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 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Saint Margaret's Hope. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall via Kirkwall, Travel Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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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 bus which takes 6h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope, including transfers.

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Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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

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Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, arrive at Kirkwall, Travel Centre station.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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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: 6h 8m

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

John O'Groats Ferries operates a bus from Inverness to Saint Margaret's Hope twice daily, and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
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
3h 49m
Frequency
3 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
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach Orkney
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to St Margarets Hope, Cromarty Hall
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
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
$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
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

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There are 69+ 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 23m and costs £3 - £5.

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