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There are 4 ways to get from Stromness to Dublin by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or train

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

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Fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Dublin (DUB) KOI - DUB

$105 - $541

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  29h 41m

  1. Take the ferry from Hatston, Kirkwall Orkney Hatston Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal Nl2
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$75 - $113

2 alternative options

Ferry, drive, car ferry, train  •  16h 41m

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Drive from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  5. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly 8

$163 - $306

Drive, car ferry, bus  •  17h 36m

  1. Drive from John o' Groats, Car Park to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400

$122 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Dublin is to ferry and bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £90 and takes 29h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to Dublin is to fly which costs £80 - £420 and takes 7h 11m.

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The distance between Stromness and Dublin is 407 miles.

The best way to get from Stromness to Dublin without a car is to ferry and bus and bus and ferry which takes 29h 41m and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Stromness to Dublin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kirkwall Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus and Loganair offer flights from Kirkwall Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1239+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stromness to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 407.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

What companies run services between Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland?

Loganair, Aer Lingus and two other airlines fly from Stromness to Dublin every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Lerwick, Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Lerwick, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Inverness, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Kirkwall to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Hatston, Kirkwall Orkney Hatston Ferry Terminal to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$25 - $30
Peak
$35 - $45
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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