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

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Bus, line 2 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal) to Kirkwall, Travel Centre X1 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Orphir, Scorra Dale Road End (the foot of Scorradale Brae) 2 / ...

$11

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Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stromness to Orphir 9.5 miles

$26 - $31

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Stromness to Orphir 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Orphir is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to Orphir is to taxi which costs £19 - £24 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stromness to Orphir. However, there are services departing from Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal) and arriving at Orphir, Scorra Dale Road End (the foot of Scorradale Brae) via Kirkwall, Travel Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Stromness and Orphir is 5 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stromness to Orphir without a car is to bus and line 2 bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Stromness to Orphir, including transfers.

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Stromness to Orphir bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, depart from Stromness, Travel Centre (Ferry Terminal) station.

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Stromness to Orphir bus services, operated by Stagecoach Orkney, arrive at Orphir, Scorra Dale Road End (the foot of Scorradale Brae) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stromness to Orphir is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Stromness to Orphir.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Orphir. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stromness to Orphir.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Stromness to Orphir via Kirkwall, Travel Centre in around 1 h 46 min.

Bus operators
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
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to Orphir, Scorra Dale Road End (the foot of Scorradale Brae)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stromness to Orphir
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Orkney Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 875511
Website
orkneytaxis.co.uk
Craigies Taxis
Phone
+44 1856 878787
Website
craigiestaxis.co.uk

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