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There is 1 way to get from Thurso to Sanday Island by ferry

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Ferry  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal Nl1
  2. Take the ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Loth, Sanday Orkney Ferry Terminal Of5
Thurso → Sanday Island
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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Sanday Island is to ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Sanday Island is to ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 5h 19m.

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It is approximately 57 miles to get from Thurso to Sanday Island.

The best way to get from Thurso to Sanday Island without a car is to ferry which takes 5h 19m and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Thurso to Sanday Island, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sanday Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Sanday Island.
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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Thurso, Scotland and Sanday Island, Orkney Islands, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Thurso to Sanday Island. However, you can take the taxi to Scrabster Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Stromness, Travel Centre, take the bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre, take the walk to Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Loth, Sanday Orkney Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Sanday Island.

Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£13 - £17
Peak
£16 - £19
Orkney Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1856 872044
Email
info@orkneyferries.co.uk
Website
orkneyferries.co.uk
Ferry from Kirkwall Orkney Ferry Terminal to Loth, Sanday Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Orkney Ferries

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