Stromness, Orkney from the air

Stromness

NorthLink Ferries, Ferry Road, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3BH, United Kingdom

Stromness Ferry Terminal can be found at Orkney’s main gateway – the busy port of Stromness. Dating from the 17th century, Stromness owes its origins to its excellent harbour.

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Today, visitors and residents alike can stroll through the cobbled streets enjoying the range of craft shops, tremendous views of the harbour and the excellent dining opportunities.

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Stromness is 16 miles from Kirkwall, 9 miles from Finstown and 19 miles from Kirkwall Airport.

  • Stromness by Bus
    In Stromness, buses stop opposite the ferry terminal. Buses are operated by Stagecoach.
    There is a bus service from Stromness which connects with evening ferries to/from Hatston.
    Visit our Hatston connecting bus page for more information.
  • Stromness by Air
    Kirkwall Airport is located 19 miles from Stromness. There is a regular bus service from Stromness to Kirkwall, and from Kirkwall to the airport, operated by Stagecoach. Inter-island services are operated by Loganair.
  • Stromness by Sea
    Orkney Ferries operate a regular passenger ferry service from Stromness to Graemsay and Hoy and also operate all other inter-island services.

Stromness Terminal Check-in Desk

Stromness Terminal Facilities

  • Ticket Sales and Enquiries
  • Tourist Information Centre
  • Luggage area with lockers
  • Hot and Cold Drinks Vending Machines
  • Lift
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Toilet
Stromness Ferry Terminal Accessibility information

Parking at Stromness Terminal

There is short term parking available at the terminal, with long-stay parking available on Ferry Road, a short distance from the terminal.

Aerial view of Stromness Harbour

Check-in for the 06:30 sailing will open 60 minutes prior to departure. Passengers who have reserved an overnight cabin should check in and board for the 06:30 sailing from Stromness between 21:30 – 23:30 the previous evening. For all other sailings check-in will open 90 minutes prior to departure. Car drivers are recommended to check in at least one hour prior to departure.

Checking in at Stromness

Final check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure.

Stromness Ferry Terminal Opening Hours

Monday05:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Tuesday05:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Wednesday05:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Thursday05:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Friday05:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Saturday07:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Sunday07:30 - 16:4520:15 - 23:45
Office opening times may vary during the Festive Season.

Streetview tour of the Stromness Terminal

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