Distance between Aberdeen and Kirkwall
The distance from Aberdeen to Kirkwall is 409 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 54 minutes and goes through Kittybrewster, Inverurie, Insch, Huntly, Keith, Forbes Hill and Delnies.
|Shortest distance by air||211 km ✈️|
|Car route length||409 km 🚗|
|Driving time||5 h 54 min|
|Fuel amount||32.7 L|
|Fuel cost||53 GBP|
|57.14525, -2.09137||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Aberdeen||1 km||01 min||0.0 L|
B986 3 km, 02 min
|Kittybrewster||4 km||04 min||0.2 L|
C156C A96 24 km, 17 min
|Inverurie||27 km||22 min||2.1 L|
A96 35 km, 22 min
|Huntly||62 km||44 min||4.7 L|
A96 19 km, 12 min
|Keith||81 km||56 min||6.0 L|
A96 39 km, 28 min
|Forbes Hill||120 km||1 h 24 min||9.2 L|
A96 25 km, 17 min
|Delnies||145 km||1 h 42 min||11.5 L|
A96 25 km, 16 min
|Charleston||170 km||1 h 58 min||13.4 L|
A9 29 km, 18 min
|Alness||199 km||2 h 16 min||15.5 L|
A9 210 km, 3 h 37 min
|Kirkwall||409 km||5 h 53 min||32.0 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Aberdeen to Kirkwall?
Fuel cost: 53 GBP
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 409 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.62 GBP / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Aberdeen to Kirkwall?
Driving time: 5 h 54 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 253 km with a maximum speed 96 km/h = 2 h 38 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 min
- 83 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 2 min
- 13 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 12 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
- 21 km with a maximum speed 48 km/h = 26 min
- 29 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 1 h 27 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Aberdeen to Kirkwall by land?
The distance between Aberdeen and Kirkwall is 409 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Aberdeen and Kirkwall respectively.
How far is Aberdeen to Kirkwall by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Aberdeen and Kirkwall is 211 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Aberdeen and Kirkwall respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Aberdeen from Kirkwall by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 15 min to cover the distance of 211 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 57 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Aberdeen to Kirkwall?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 52 min to cover the distance of 211 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Aberdeen and Kirkwall?
The halfway point between Aberdeen and Kirkwall is Alness. It is located about 6 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Aberdeen in relation to Kirkwall?
Aberdeen is located 211 km south-east of Kirkwall.
Aberdeen has geographic coordinates: latitude 57.14525, longitude -2.09137.
Kirkwall has geographic coordinates: latitude 58.98182, longitude -2.95873.
Which highway goes from Aberdeen to Kirkwall?
The route from Aberdeen to Kirkwall follows A96, A9.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- A99: 48 km
- A961: 22 km
- C1012: 16 km
- C1033: 5 km
- B986: 2 km
- A92: 1 km