Non-essential travel to and from Orkney will be permitted again from 26 April - read our update for the latest information.


Read our frequently asked questions to help you plan a visit to Orkney.

Updated - 13/4/21

From 26 April non-essential travel to and from Orkney will be permitted once again, though the islands – like the rest of Scotland – will remain under Level 3 restrictions.

We’ve tried to answer some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received below. Remember that things can change quickly and developments depend on the prevalence of COVID-19 nationally.

We’ll do our best to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, but do to check travel, accommodation and touring provider websites and social media for more information.

If there is anything else you'd like to know then get in touch with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or contact us at and we'll do our best to help. If you have an accommodation-related query, contact Destination Orkney via Questions about transport should be directed to the relevant provider. Newsletter

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