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There are 3 ways to get from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh by ferry, train or plane

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Ferry, train

  1. Take the ferry from Whitehall, Stronsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to John O' Groats Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Wick to Inverness
  4. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

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Ferry, fly to Edinburgh

  1. Take the ferry from Whitehall, Stronsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Edinburgh (EDI)

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Ferry, fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Take the ferry from Whitehall, Stronsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Stronsay (Island) → Edinburgh
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The cost-effective way to get from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh is to ferry and fly, which costs £100 - £310 and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh is to ferry and fly which costs £100 - £310 and takes 5h 17m.

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The distance between Stronsay (Island) and Edinburgh is 221 miles.

It takes approximately 13h 56m to get from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kirkwall Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Loganair offers flights from Kirkwall Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 221.1 miles
  • Duration: 13h 56m

What companies run services between Stronsay (Island), Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Stronsay (Island) to Edinburgh. However, you can take the ferry to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the drive to Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to John O' Groats Ferry Terminal, take the drive to Wick, take the train to Inverness, then take the train to Edinburgh. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Kirkwall Hotel, take the line 4 bus to Kirkwall Airport, Airport Terminal, take the walk to Kirkwall airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport, then take the tram to Edinburgh.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Kirkwall to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £460
Flights from Kirkwall to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £650
Flights from Kirkwall to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£220 - £650
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Wick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £160
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £160
Ferry operators
Orkney Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1856 872044
Email
info@orkneyferries.co.uk
Website
orkneyferries.co.uk
Ferry from Whitehall, Stronsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Orkney Ferries
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Ferry from Burwick Sth Ronaldsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to John O' Groats Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
John O'Groats Ferries

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