• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 4 ways to get from Stromness to Inverness Station by bus, ferry, train or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Inverness, Bus Station Jg2

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$58 - $80

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  6 h 18 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, Bus Station X99

Bus, fly  •  3 h 33 min

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

$99 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Inverness Station is to ferry and train which costs £40 - £65 and takes 7 h 21 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Stromness to Inverness Station is to bus and fly which costs £75 - £250 and takes 3 h 33 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Stromness to Inverness Station station. However, there are services departing from Stromness, Travel Centre and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Kirkwall, Travel Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

More details

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 bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Stromness to Inverness Station, including transfers.

More details

Stromness to Inverness Station bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, depart from Kirkwall, Travel Centre station.

More details

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

Search flights

Stromness to Inverness Station bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

More details

Loganair offers flights from Kirkwall Airport to Inverness Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Stromness to Inverness Station.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

John O'Groats Ferries operates a bus from Stromness to Inverness Station twice daily, and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Kirkwall to Inverness
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach Orkney
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 677+ hotels available in Inverness Station. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

More details