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There are 3 ways to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness by bus, taxi or car

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Line 4 bus, bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal to Kirkwall, Travel Centre 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Stromness, Travel Centre X1 / ...

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Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness 18.9 miles

£40 - £50

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Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness 18.9 miles

£2 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness. However, there are services departing from Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Stromness, Travel Centre via Kirkwall, Travel Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 22m.

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The distance between Kirkwall Airport (KOI) and Stromness is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness without a car is to line 4 bus and bus which takes 1h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness, including transfers.

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Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, depart from Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal station.

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Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, arrive at Stromness, Travel Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness is 19 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness.

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Map of how to get from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Kirkwall Airport (KOI), Scotland and Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness via Kirkwall, Travel Centre in around 1h 22m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Orkney
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Stromness, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
Other operators
Taxi from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) to Stromness
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Orkney Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 875511
Website
orkneytaxis.co.uk
Craigies Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 878787
Website
craigiestaxis.co.uk
Stromness Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 850 750
Orkney Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 875 511
Orkney Cabs
Phone
+44 1856 875000
Island Travel Orkney
Phone
+44 1856 494 737
Harbour Taxis
Phone
+44 7596 106 642
Abs Taxi
Phone
+44 7437 332 012
Website
abstaxi.co.uk

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