There are 3 ways to get from Kirkwall to Skara Brae by bus, taxi or car
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What companies run services between Kirkwall, Scotland and Skara Brae, Scotland?
Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Kirkwall to Skara Brae 5 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 50 min.
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Skara Brae, Visitor Centre
- Ave. Duration
- 50 min
- 5 times a day
- Estimated price
- $4 - $7
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Kirkwall and Skara Brae is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.
The cheapest way to get from Kirkwall to Skara Brae is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 28 min.
The quickest way to get from Kirkwall to Skara Brae is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £35 - £45.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkwall, Travel Centre and arriving at Skara Brae, Visitor Centre. Services depart five times a day, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
The bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Skara Brae, Visitor Centre takes 50 min including transfers and departs five times a day.