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There are 2 ways to get from London to Eday by plane or ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow, ferry  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kirkwall (KOI) LHR - KOI
  2. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Eday Orkney Ferry Terminal

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Fly from London City, ferry  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Kirkwall (KOI) LCY - KOI
  2. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Eday Orkney Ferry Terminal
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The cheapest way to get from London to Eday is to fly and ferry which costs £170 - £600 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Eday is to fly and ferry which costs £160 - £550 and takes 7h 31m.

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The distance between London and Eday is 544 miles.

It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from London to Eday, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kirkwall Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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KLM, British Airways and Loganair offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Eday. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to Eday.
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  • Distance: 543.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between London, England and Eday, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from London to Eday. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Kirkwall, take the walk to Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal, take the line 4 bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre, take the walk to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Eday. Alternatively, you can take the train to London City Airport DLR Station, take the walk to London City airport, fly to Kirkwall, take the walk to Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal, take the line 4 bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre, take the walk to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Eday.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Inverness
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Manchester, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£390 - £750
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Edinburgh, Lerwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £550
Flights from London City to Kirkwall via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£290 - £750
Flights from London City to Kirkwall via Belfast City, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £750
Flights from London City to Kirkwall via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£290 - £750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Kirkwall via Amsterdam Schiphol, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from London City to Kirkwall via Amsterdam Schiphol, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,100
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Kirkwall via Dublin, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£350 - £700
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 Eday Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Orkney Ferries

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