Transport - Ticketing


Air Discount Scheme

The Air Discount scheme provides 50% discount on flights to the Scottish Mainland and to other eligible areas in the Highlands and Islands. The Air Discount Scheme is available to all people whose main residence is Orkney (and other qualifying areas in the Highlands and Islands).

The scheme also includes students from the eligible areas who are studying away from home. Information on the Air Discount Scheme is available at the ADS website in the Related Sites section or by calling the Air Discount Scheme Administrator on Telephone: 08000322890. Air Discount Scheme Tickets can be booked through the airline website in the Related Sites section, through travel agents or from the Loganair Air Discount Scheme Call Centre on 08448002855, open Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

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NorthLink Ferries Islander Scheme

Full-time residents in Orkney qualify for the NorthLink Ferries Islander Discount. The benefits of registering your residency with NorthLink Ferries is a 30% discount on standard fares for passenger and non-commercial passenger accompanied vehicles. Information on the scheme is available from NorthLink Ferries on Tel: 01856885500 and at the Northlink Ferries website in the Related Sites section.

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Highland Rail Card

By purchasing a Highland Rail Card, valid for 12 months, you will receive 50% of all rail fares when you travel on the North Highland Line and West Highland and Kyle Lines. The Highland Railcard is available to all residents living in KW postcodes. Up to 2 children accompanied by an adult Highland Railcard holder can travel for a flat fare of £2 each.

Application forms for the Highland Rail card are available from the ScotRail website in the Related Sites section or from Orkney Islands Council Customer Services and from the Kirkwall Travel Centre.

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Related Links

Related Sites

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535


Orkney Islands Council: BOREAS DOMUS MARE AMICUS