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There are 3 ways to get from Stromness to Kirkwall by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  29m

  1. Take the bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to Kirkwall, West Tankerness Lane 7 / ...

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Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from Stromness to Kirkwall 15.1 miles

$40 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from Stromness to Kirkwall 15.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Kirkwall is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to Kirkwall is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stromness, Travel Centre and arriving at Kirkwall, West Tankerness Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29m.

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The distance between Stromness and Kirkwall is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Stromness to Kirkwall without a car is to bus which takes 29m and costs .

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The bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to Kirkwall, West Tankerness Lane takes 29m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Stromness to Kirkwall bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, depart from Stromness, Travel Centre station.

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Stromness to Kirkwall bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, arrive at Kirkwall, West Tankerness Lane station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stromness to Kirkwall is 15 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Stromness to Kirkwall.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Kirkwall. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stromness to Kirkwall.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 29m

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

Stagecoach Orkney operates a bus from Stromness to Kirkwall hourly, and the journey takes 29m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Orkney
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stromness, Travel Centre to Kirkwall, West Tankerness Lane
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Orkney
Other operators
Taxi from Stromness to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Orkney Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 875511
Website
orkneytaxis.co.uk
Craigies Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 878787
Website
craigiestaxis.co.uk

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