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There are 3 ways to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow by bus or ferry

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Recommended option

Bus, travel  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church to John o' Groats, Car Park 80 / ...
  2. Travel from John o' Groats, Car Park to Scapa Flow

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal Nl1

$20 - $28

1 alternative option

Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church to John o' Groats, Car Park 80 / ...
  2. Take the bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Kirkwall, Travel Centre Jg2

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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow is to ferry which costs £15 - £22 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow is to ferry which costs £15 - £22 and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Thurso and Scapa Flow is 27 miles.

The best way to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow without a car is to bus and travel which takes 1h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow, including transfers.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Scapa Flow. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Scapa Flow.
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  • Distance: 27.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Thurso, Scotland and Scapa Flow, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Thurso to Scapa Flow via John o' Groats, Car Park and Kirkwall, Travel Centre in around 3h 57m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church to John o' Groats, Car Park
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

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