There is 1 way to get from Stromness to Tongue by ferry or bus

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Ferry, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the bus from Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank) to Tongue, Kirkiboll Rd End 803

$37 - $44

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The cheapest way to get from Stromness to Tongue is to ferry and bus which costs £28 - £35 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stromness to Tongue is to ferry and bus which costs £28 - £35 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Stromness and Tongue is 52 miles.

The best way to get from Stromness to Tongue without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £28 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Stromness to Tongue, including transfers.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Tongue. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stromness to Tongue.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

There is no direct connection from Stromness to Tongue. However, you can take the ferry to Scrabster Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal, take the bus to Thurso, Bank of Scotland, take the walk to Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank), then take the bus to Tongue, Kirkiboll Rd End.

Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank) to Tongue, Kirkiboll Rd End
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.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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