Cheap flights from Orkney Kirkwall
Stay connected to mainland Scotland and the rest of the UK with fast, frequent flights from Orkney Kirkwall. Kirkwall Airport is the main commercial airport for Orkney, flying passengers within the Orkney Isles and running regular services to Edinburgh
. A seasonal North Sea route operates between Shetland, Orkney and Norway.
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Which airlines fly from Orkney Kirkwall Airport?
currently runs a local ‘Interisland’ service between the seven major Orkney Islands, and operates flights from Orkney Kirkwall to mainland Scotland under the brand of its franchise partner, Flybe. From summer 2017, Loganair will be running all services under its own brand.
Airlines flying from Orkney Kirkwall:
*Loganair will take over these routes from August 2017.
Where can you fly to from Orkney Kirkwall Airport?
Travel to the furthest reaches of the British Isles, with onward flights from Orkney Mainland to Stronsay, Papa Westray and North Ronaldsay amongst the smaller Orkney Isles. Commuters can reach Aberdeen in 50 minutes, Inverness in 45 minutes and Edinburgh in just over an hour, with 2-3 flights to and from Orkney Kirkwall every day. There are also summer flights to Bergen in Norway, via Sumburgh Airport on Shetland.
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How to get to Orkney Kirkwall Airport
Orkney Kirkwall Airport is just over 3 miles’ drive from Kirkwall, the largest town on Mainland. There’s no pre-booked car parking; simply turn up and park next to the terminal building or drop passengers outside.
Local bus company Orkney Coaches runs services which connect with morning and evening flights from Orkney and some shuttle buses during the day. There’s also a ‘Dial-a-Bus’ service for passengers with mobility issues - check the Orkney Islands Council website for more information on local transport