Gills Bay
St Margaret's Hope
Ferries to Orkney Islands
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Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 3 daily and 20 weekly sailings between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope. The Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope ferry is operated by Pentland Ferries. Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope Ferry Times

The earliest Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry typically departs Gills Bay at about 09:30. The average sailing time of a ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope is approximately 1h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 15m.

Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope typically range between $157* and $483*. On average the Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry is $325*. The cheapest Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry prices start from $39*. The average price for a foot passenger is $165*. The average price for a Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope car ferry is $342*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is St Margaret's Hope from Gills Bay?

The distance between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope is approximately 19.1 miles (30.8km), or 16.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope provided by Pentland Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry?

Yes, Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope with Pentland Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Scotland to Orkney Islands page.
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Gills Bay - St Margaret's Hope Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Pentland Ferries
Average Price A$321*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 20
Average Sailing Duration 1h 15m
First Ferry 09:30
Last Ferry 18:45
Distance 16 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope is approximately 1h 15m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

The average price of a ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope is approximately 197 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

There is 1 ferry operator for Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope and this is
  • Pentland Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope with
  • Pentland Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope with
  • Pentland Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Pentland Ferries

How far is St Margaret's Hope from Gills Bay?

The distance between Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope is approximately 16 nautical miles.

Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 27/5/2024 and 2/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Pentland Ferries 09:30 10:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Pentland Ferries 13:30 14:45 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Pentland Ferries 18:45 20:00 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
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