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getting here




North Ronaldsay


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By air...

Loganair operates daily flights from Kirkwall to North Ronaldsay. For flight information and to make a reservation contact Loganair's local offices here.

By sea... 

Orkney Ferries travels from Kirkwall on Tuesdays and Fridays in Summer, but it is advisable to check the afternoon before the sailing because rescheduling due to the weather and tides is not uncommon. Plan your route here

Getting to Orkney

There is only option by Air - Loganair

Direct flights to Kirkwall from Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, and Sumburgh.

Further info from www.loganair.co.uk

By sea there are car and passenger ferries sailings operating from 

Aberdeen and Lerwick to Kirkwall

Scrabster to Stromness

Further info from www.northlinkferries.co.uk

Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope

Further info from www.pentlandferries.co.uk

A foot ferry operates between John O'Groats and Burwick in Orkney.  You can also get a ticket from Inverness to Kirkwall using this ferry

Further info from www.jogferry.co.uk

Don't forget there are also trains, including sleeper trains starting in London up to Inverness, as well as buses that can connect you to the ports of Aberdeen St Gills Bay, Scrabster and Lerwick

Plus using the roads you can walk, cycle, or ride, or drive