There are 2 ways to get from Thurso to Kirkwall by bus or ferry
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Questions & Answers
No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Kirkwall. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church and arriving at Kirkwall, Travel Centre via John o' Groats, Car Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 45m.
The distance between Thurso and Kirkwall is 34 miles.
The best way to get from Thurso to Kirkwall without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs .
It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Thurso to Kirkwall, including transfers.
Thurso to Kirkwall bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church station.
Thurso to Kirkwall bus services, operated by John O'Groats Ferries, arrive at Kirkwall, Travel Centre station.
There are 76+ hotels available in Kirkwall. Prices start at $71 USD per night.
What companies run services between Thurso, Scotland and Kirkwall, Scotland?
You can take a bus from Thurso to Kirkwall via John o' Groats, Car Park in around 3h 45m.
Ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 30m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- $18 - $25
- Schedules at
- $18 - $22
- $21 - $25
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