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

There is usually 3 daily and 20 weekly sailings between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope. This ferry route is operated by Pentland Ferries. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferries.

Ferry times from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope

The earliest Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry sailings typically depart Gills Bay at around 09:30. The average sailing time is approximately 1h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 15m.

Ferry prices from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope

Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry prices typically range between $103* and $318*. The average price is typically $214*. The cheapest Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry prices start from $26*. The average price for a foot passenger is $108*. The average price for a car is $226*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

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

The distance between Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope is approximately 19.1 miles (30.8km) or 16.6 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry?

Yes, Pentland Ferries allow cars on board for ferries between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Pentland Ferries between Gills Bay and St Margaret's Hope.

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 $214*
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. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

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 $215. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope can differ depending on the 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. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

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 onboard the ferries 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 the following operators
  • Pentland Ferries

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Pentland Ferries

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

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

Gills Bay to St Margaret’s Hope Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 3 ferries running per day, so there are up to 21 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to St Margaret’s Hope from Gills Bay take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 1 hour in duration, but be sure to bear in mind that all sail times can be affected for numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Gills Bay to St Margaret’s Hope Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to St Margaret’s Hope from Gills Bay will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry operator you are travelling with, which ferry route you are travelling on, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to St Margaret’s Hope from Gills Bay?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 5/20/2024 and 5/26/2024


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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