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There are many combinations and options of travel you can use to get to Orkney – there are three ferry routes from Scotland and direct air services from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness and Shetland. For more information on how to get to Orkney see the following links:


If you are travelling from afar you may need to coordinate legs of your journey. Here are some key tips:

  • If you are travelling with a vehicle to Eday, remember to book well in advance if you can.
  • Make sure you arrive comfortably in time to catch the ferry or plane.

Getting to Eday by Sea

There is a daily ferry service which runs between Kirkwall and Eday. For more information on timetables, fares and making reservations contact:

Orkney Ferries
Telephone: +44 (0) 1856 872044
Travel hotline number for up-to-date sailing information: +44 (0) 800 0113648
Web: www.orkneyferries.co.uk
Email: info@orkneyferries.co.uk

Getting to Eday by Air

Flights to and from Eday are operated by Loganair on Wednesdays only. For more information on timetables, fares and making reservations contact:\

Telephone: +44 (0) 1856 872494 or 873457 (Mon-Sat 0800 – 1700, Sun 0900 – 1500)
Web: www.loganair.co.uk 
Email: orkneyres@loganair.co.uk

Getting around on Eday

Taxi, hire car and bus services
A range of transportation services is provided by a local company, comprising taxi, hire car and minibus tour services.
In addition, a bus service operates on Thursdays only, meeting the boat as it arrives at the pier.

For more information and making reservations contact:

John Booth
+44 (0)1857 622206

Eday Loch Adventures

Self drive, Private hire service on request. For more information contact:

  • Donna
  • Damside
  • Eday

Telephone: +44 (0)7739 286350
Email: happycampee@me.com