Port of Stromness

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Stromness
(Stromness, Orkney Islands, Scotland, UK)

There are a few land transport options from the port of Stromness. Minibuses are usually on hand, timed with arriving ferries, to transport passengers to nearby locations.

Taxis are also available with service to Kirkwall and the surrounding area.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

Public buses terminate opposite the ferry terminal. There is also a bus service operated by NorthLink Ferries that transports disembarking passengers to and from Hatston. A regular bus line runs from Stromness to the Kirkwall airport. In addition, there is a bus that runs to Birsay once a week.

Car Hire and Road Travel

The port of Stromness is easily reached by car. Once arriving in the city, drivers will find the route is clearly signposted and should have no difficulty reaching the port.

Car hire is available in the Orkney Islands and the majority of car hire firms will arrange to meet passengers at the port with a vehicle. Booking in advance assures that the vehicle they bring is the exact one of your choosing. Using an online booking agent is the most reliable means of securing a low rate because one service offers deals from several companies.

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Car Parking

Parking options at the port are limited to only a few spaces. Short-term parking can be found onsite at the terminal; however, those seeking long-term parking need to venture onto Ferry Road, which is only a short distance away.

Travel by Taxis

Craigie's Taxis are on call for transportation around the island. Their office is located on Great Western Road in the city of Kirkwall, just a few miles from Stromness.

Stromness Port

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