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.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
57.14525, -2.09137 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 km, 01 min
Aberdeen 1 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
B986 3 km, 02 min
Kittybrewster 4 km 0:04 04 min 0.2 L
C156C A96 24 km, 17 min
Inverurie 27 km 0:22 22 min 2.1 L
A96 35 km, 22 min
Huntly 62 km 0:44 44 min 4.7 L
A96 19 km, 12 min
Keith 81 km 0:56 56 min 6.0 L
A96 39 km, 28 min
Forbes Hill 120 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 9.2 L
A96 25 km, 17 min
Delnies 145 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 11.5 L
A96 25 km, 16 min
Charleston 170 km 1:58 1 h 58 min 13.4 L
A9 29 km, 18 min
Alness 199 km 2:16 2 h 16 min 15.5 L
A9 210 km, 3 h 37 min
Kirkwall 409 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 32.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
57.14525, -2.09137 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 km, 01 min
Aberdeen 1 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
B986 3 km, 02 min
Kittybrewster 4 km 0:04 04 min 0.2 L
C156C A96 6 km, 06 min
Greenburn 10 km 0:10 10 min 0.8 L
A96 6 km, 04 min
Blackburn 16 km 0:15 15 min 1.0 L
A96 6 km, 03 min
Kintore 22 km 0:18 18 min 1.6 L
A96 5 km, 03 min
Inverurie 27 km 0:22 22 min 2.1 L
A96 7 km, 04 min
Chapel of Garioch 34 km 0:26 26 min 2.5 L
3 km, 02 min
Whiteford 37 km 0:28 28 min 2.9 L
A96 4 km, 02 min
Old Rayne 41 km 0:30 30 min 3.0 L
A96 21 km, 13 min
Huntly 62 km 0:44 44 min 4.7 L
A96 6 km, 03 min
Cairnie 68 km 0:48 48 min 5.4 L
A96 12 km, 08 min
Keith 81 km 0:56 56 min 6.0 L
A96 10 km, 07 min
Fochabers 91 km 1:03 1 h 03 min 7.2 L
A96 2 km, 01 min
Mosstodloch 94 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 7.4 L
A96 4 km, 02 min
Lhanbryde 98 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 7.6 L
A96 17 km, 12 min
Alves 114 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 9.1 L
A96 6 km, 03 min
Forbes Hill 120 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 9.2 L
A96 17 km, 11 min
Auldearn 137 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 10.9 L
A96 8 km, 06 min
Delnies 145 km 1:42 1 h 42 min 11.5 L
A96 23 km, 14 min
Craigton 167 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 13.4 L
A9 2 km, 01 min
Charleston 170 km 1:58 1 h 58 min 13.4 L
A9 8 km, 05 min
Tore 178 km 2:03 2 h 03 min 13.7 L
A9 13 km, 08 min
Evanton 191 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 15.2 L
A9 7 km, 04 min
Alness 199 km 2:16 2 h 16 min 15.5 L
A9 C1012 12 km, 07 min
Scotsburn 211 km 2:24 2 h 24 min 16.6 L
C1012 7 km, 04 min
Tain 217 km 2:28 2 h 28 min 17.1 L
A9 12 km, 07 min
Evelix 230 km 2:36 2 h 36 min 18.3 L
A9 14 km, 09 min
Golspie 244 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 19.5 L
A9 10 km, 08 min
Brora 254 km 2:53 2 h 53 min 19.9 L
A9 16 km, 12 min
Helmsdale 270 km 3:05 3 h 05 min 21.5 L
A9 17 km, 11 min
Berriedale 288 km 3:17 3 h 17 min 22.6 L
A9 8 km, 05 min
Dunbeath 295 km 3:23 3 h 23 min 23.5 L
A9 4 km, 02 min
Latheronwheel 299 km 3:25 3 h 25 min 23.9 L
A9 4 km, 02 min
Latheron 303 km 3:28 3 h 28 min 23.9 L
A99 4 km, 03 min
Rowellyn 307 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 24.5 L
A99 6 km, 04 min
West Clyth 313 km 3:36 3 h 36 min 24.6 L
A99 8 km, 06 min
Thrumster 322 km 3:42 3 h 42 min 25.5 L
A99 7 km, 05 min
Wick 329 km 3:48 3 h 48 min 26.0 L
A99 6 km, 05 min
Reiss 335 km 3:53 3 h 53 min 26.6 L
A99 4 km, 03 min
Keiss 339 km 3:56 3 h 56 min 27.0 L
A99 6 km, 04 min
Freswick 345 km 4:01 4 h 01 min 27.3 L
A99 C1033 10 km, 07 min
East Mey 355 km 4:08 4 h 08 min 28.4 L
A836 32 km, 1 h 28 min
Saint Margaret's Hope 387 km 5:37 5 h 37 min 30.8 L
A961 5 km, 03 min
Burray Village 391 km 5:40 5 h 40 min 31.1 L
A961 7 km, 05 min
St Mary's 399 km 5:46 5 h 46 min 31.8 L
A961 10 km, 07 min
Kirkwall 409 km 5:53 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)

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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 distance from Alness to Aberdeen is 199 km and driving will take about 2 h 16 min. The road between Alness and Kirkwall has length 210 km and will take approximately 3 h 37 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Scotsburn is in 211 km from Aberdeen and 198 km from Kirkwall
  • Tain is in 217 km from Aberdeen and 191 km from Kirkwall
  • Evanton is in 191 km from Aberdeen and 218 km from Kirkwall

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
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