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There is 1 way to get from Stronsay (Island) to Fair Isle by ferry, car ferry or bus

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Ferry, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the ferry from Whitehall, Stronsay Orkney Ferry Terminal to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick
  3. Take the bus from Viking Bus Station to Grutness, Pier
  4. Take the ferry from Grutness Shetland Ferry Terminal to Fair Isle Shetland Ferry Terminal
Stronsay (Island) → Fair Isle
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fair Isle is 111.

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The distance between Stronsay (Island) and Fair Isle is 45 miles.

The best way to get from Stronsay (Island) to Fair Isle without a car is to ferry and car ferry and bus which takes 17h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 17h 49m to get from Stronsay (Island) to Fair Isle, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Stronsay (Island) to Fair Isle.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 17h 49m

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

There is no direct connection from Stronsay (Island) to Fair Isle. However, you can take the ferry to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Kirkwall Hotel, take the bus to Hatston, Passenger Terminal, take the walk to Kirkwall, take the car ferry to Lerwick, take the walk to Lerwick, Shetland Hotel, take the bus to Viking Bus Station, take the bus to Grutness, Pier, take the walk to Grutness Shetland Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Fair Isle Shetland Ferry Terminal.

Bus operators
JA+GD Nicolson
Phone
+44 1950 477573
Email
jagdnicolson@btinternet.com
Website
nicolsonsgroup.com
Bus from Viking Bus Station to Grutness, Pier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
JA+GD Nicolson
J+DS Halcrow
Phone
+44 1950477384
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Viking Bus Station to Grutness, Pier
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
J+DS Halcrow
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
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £35
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£18 - £22
Peak
£26 - £31
Shetland Ferries
Website
shetland.gov.uk
Ferry from Grutness Shetland Ferry Terminal to Fair Isle Shetland Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Shetland Ferries

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