Getting To and From Eday

  • There are regular ferry services between Kirkwall and Eday - Orkney Ferries (01856 872 044)
  • There are only scheduled air services on a Wednesday, between Eday and Kirkwall - Loganair (01856 872 494)

Getting To and From Orkney

You can travel to and from the Scottish mainland by ferry or air.

Ferry services

Air Services

There are flights operated by Loganair and Flybe between Kirkwall and Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Sumburgh in Shetland.

Getting Around on Eday

General Travel
There is no daily public transport service on Eday – the best way to get around is by car or by bicycle. There are bicycles at the cottage for you to use. If you are walking, most people will stop and give you a lift.
Taxi and Car Hire
J&J Transport offer a taxi and car hire service. They are based next to the Eday Pier and can be contacted on 01857 622 206.

Directions to Dale Cottage

Dale Cottage is approximately a 5 min drive from Eday Pier. Drive off the pier and up to the car park. Continue straight on, up past the post box for 300m, with the car park on your right and then take the first public road on the left.  Dale Cottage is the first house on your left thereafter.