Getting to Kirkwall Port

Kirkwall Ferry by Car

On Orkney Island, you will find a 607 miles (977kms) network of roads. Travelling around this wonderful island is most convenient by private hire vehicle, and distances between main localities are not far. Kirkwall is situated 16 miles (26kms) from Stromness, 15 miles (24kms) from St Margaret's Hope and just seven miles (11kms) from Finstown.

Kirkwall Port by Rail

There are no rail services available on the Orkney Islands. ScotRail offers combined rail and ferry services to Aberdeen from where the linking ferry service departs Kirkwall.

Kirkwall Ferry Port by Bus

A limited bus service is operational on the main island. The best way of travelling around the island is by private car. Significant places on the island are all located within easy driving distance. The town of Kirkwall is seven miles (11kms) from Finstown, 15 miles (24kms) from St Margaret's Hope and 61 miles (26kms) from the town of Stromness.

Parking at Kirkwall Port

Nearby the passenger ferry terminal building is a small number of available parking spaces for both short-stay and long-stay car parking.