There are 4 ways to get from Isle of Skye to John o' Groats by train, plane, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Kirkwall, ferry  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwall to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Kirkwall (KOI) YUL - KOI
  3. Take the ferry from Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to John O' Groats Ferry Terminal

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  22 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwall to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Edinburgh (EDI) YUL - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Wick, Bus Terminal

$497 - $852

2 alternative options

Train, fly to Inverness, bus  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwall to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Inverness (INV) YUL - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Wick, Bus Terminal

$595 - $2,393

Train, fly to Wick  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cornwall to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Wick (WIC) YUL - WIC

$848 - $2,556

Questions & Answers

The distance between Isle of Skye and John o' Groats is 4873 km.

It takes approximately 16 h 58 min to get from Isle of Skye to John o' Groats, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Kirkwall Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 45 min and has two stopovers.

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Aer Lingus, WOW air, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in John o' Groats. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Skye to John o' Groats.
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  • Distance: 3045.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 58 min

What companies run services between Isle of Skye, QC, Canada and John o' Groats, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Skye to John o' Groats. However, you can take the taxi to Cornwall, take the train to Dorval, take the walk to Gare Dorval, take the line 209 bus to Aéroport international Pierre-Eliott-Trudeau, take the walk to Montreal airport, fly to Kirkwall, take the taxi to Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to John o' Groats. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Cornwall, take the train to Dorval, take the walk to Gare Dorval, take the line 209 bus to Aéroport international Pierre-Eliott-Trudeau, take the walk to Montreal airport, fly to Inverness, take the walk to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building (Inverness Airport), take the bus to Inverness, Marks and Spencer, take the bus to Wick, Bus Terminal, then take the line 77 bus to John o' Groats.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via London Heathrow, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Toronto, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Toronto, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Washington Dulles, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,300
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Philadelphia, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,400
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Amsterdam, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,600
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Newark, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Washington Dulles, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,200
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Philadelphia, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,300
Flights from Montreal to Wick via New York JFK, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Toronto, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Newark, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Toronto, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Toronto, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Washington Dulles, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,300
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Philadelphia, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,400
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Amsterdam, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Dublin, Inverness
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,600
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Newark, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Amsterdam, Bergen
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Kirkwall via Amsterdam, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,200
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Washington Dulles, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,200
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Philadelphia, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,300
Flights from Montreal to Wick via New York JFK, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Toronto, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,800
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Newark, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,700
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Paris CDG, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Flights from Montreal to Wick via London Heathrow, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from Montreal to Wick via Amsterdam, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $8,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Montreal to Inverness via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,900
WOW air
Website
wowair.com
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Montreal to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Cornwall to Dorval
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Wick, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$32
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Ferry from Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to John O' Groats Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk

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