Coach or Train and Passenger Ferry, Northlink Ferries from Aberdeen to Kirkwall (6 hours.30) or Scrabster to Stromness (1 hour.30), Pentland Ferries from Gill's Bay to St. Margaret's Hope (1 hour)

The John O'Groats Ferry (40 minutes) to Burwick with connecting coach service to Kirkwall 

The Orkney Express offers a seasonal coach & ferry service from Inverness to Kirkwall via John O'Groats from 40 return

From Kirkwall a regular bus service will transfer you to Houton Pier for the ferry out to Hoy. The 17:00 departure coincides with the last ferry (17:30) which terminates at Longhope ~ pedestrians only

Local car hire available at Kirkwall from Orkney Car Hire & W.R. Tullock  

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