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There is 1 way to get from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay by ferry

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  1. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal

Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay by ferry

The ferry journey time between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay is around 2h 40m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. Operated by Orkney Ferries, the Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay ferry service departs from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal and arrives in North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal. Typically nine ferries run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Ferries
2h 40m Average Duration
£8 Cheapest Price
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Kirkwall → North Ronaldsay
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The cheapest way to get from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay is to ferry which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay is to ferry which takes 2h 40m and costs £8 - £12.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal and arriving at North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal. Services depart once daily, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay is 33 miles.

The best way to get from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay without a car is to ferry which takes 2h 40m and costs £8 - £12.

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The ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Map of how to get from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay.
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  • Distance: 33.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Kirkwall, Scotland and North Ronaldsay, Scotland?

Orkney Ferries operates a ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal once daily. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

Ferry operators
Orkney Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1856 872044
Email
info@orkneyferries.co.uk
Website
orkneyferries.co.uk
Ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to North Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Orkney Ferries

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