There are 3 ways to get from Stromness to Inverness Station by ferry, bus, train or plane

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Ferry, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99

$57 - $64

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness

$61 - $83

Bus, fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal) to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Inverness (INV) KOI - INV

$105 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Inverness Station is to ferry and bus which costs £40 - £50 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to Inverness Station is to bus and fly which costs £80 - £260 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Stromness and Inverness Station is 108 miles.

The best way to get from Stromness to Inverness Station without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs £40 - £50.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Stromness to Inverness Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kirkwall Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Kirkwall Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Inverness Station. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stromness to Inverness Station.
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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland and Inverness Station, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Stromness to Inverness Station. However, you can take the ferry to Scrabster Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal, then take the bus to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stromness to Inverness Station via Scrabster Ferry Terminal, Scrabster, Ferry Terminal, Thurso, Bank of Scotland, and Thurso in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Kirkwall to Inverness
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$39
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Orkney
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal) to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

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