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London to Kirkwall

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1 suggested route to go from London to Kirkwall by flight, ferry, train, car, bus

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Trip London Kirkwall

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train
Distance528 mi
Direct lineNo

How to get from London to Kirkwall?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London Kirkwall. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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Which carriers to travel between London and Kirkwall?

Easyjet carries out a flight from Gatwick LGW airport situated 24.2 mi away from the city centre of London to Aberdeen (arrival at Dyce ABZ airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Aberdeen (serving Dyce ABZ airport)
FlyBE schedules the flight from London City LCY airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of London to Aberdeen (arrival at Dyce ABZ airport)
British Airways ensures the flight route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Aberdeen (serving Dyce ABZ airport)
Ferry companies
The ships of NorthLink Ferries ensure the maritime connection between the port of Aberdeen Ferry Terminal and the one of Kirkwall (Kirkwall Aberdeen Terminal at 1.8 mi from the city)
Railway companies
East Coast provides a rail connection London-Aberdeen with the train from London Kings Cross railway station (2.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Aberdeen at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Aberdeen (398.9 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Aberdeen (Scotland United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Aberdeen where the coach will drop you off at Aberdeen station situated at about 0.2 mi from Aberdeen city centre.

All modes of transport London-Kirkwall

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Kirkwall (Scotland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 528 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
There is no direct crossing between London and Kirkwall, you will have to use another mean of transport (plane) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Aberdeen-Kirkwall.
You will embark at the port of Aberdeen Ferry Terminal at 0.2 mi from Aberdeen aboard a ship of NorthLink Ferries. The ferry will dock in the port of Kirkwall Aberdeen Terminal at 1.8 mi from Kirkwall. We advise you to show up at the port of Aberdeen for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Kirkwall from London. You can take the flight London-Aberdeen and complete the other part of your journey traveling by ferry.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at London City LCY airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Aberdeen (Dyce airport, IATA code: ABZ) operated by Easyjet, Virgin Atlantic Airways, FlyBE or British Airways.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip London Kirkwall only by bus, there are other means of transport (ferry) that will complete the journey London-Aberdeen.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in London. The bus will drop you off at Aberdeen bus station (0.2 mi from Aberdeen, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Aberdeen.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from London to Kirkwall without changing trains. You can take the train London-Aberdeen and travel by ferry to get to your final destination.
Trains of East Coast to Aberdeen leave from London Kings Cross railway station in London. Arrival in Aberdeen will take place at Aberdeen station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Aberdeen will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by ferry in order to cover the entire trip.
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