• 10/25/2020 2:20 PM
  • João

The world’s shortest flight costs €16 / £14.50 roundtrip and takes less than…2 minutes

The Scottish regional airline Loganair is selling cheap flights from Westray to Papa Westray in Orkney for just €16 / £14.50 round trip! The route is the shortest scheduled passenger flight in the world!

The 2.7km (1.7-mile) route between Westray and Papa Westray in Orkney is a short hop between two remote islands Scotland’s north-east coast. It’s is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the shortest scheduled flight in the world.

The connection is used by teachers, doctors, policemen and school pupils. The flight, in an eight-seater Britten Norman Islander aircraft, is officially scheduled for one and a half minutes but actual flying time is closer to one minute. The record for the fastest flight is 53 seconds!

Travel dates:
Close to daily availability until February

Westray – Papa Westray – Westray

Baggage policy:
15kg checked bag per passenger


While in Orkney Islands, we encourage you to stay at 4* The Reid Hall with excellent reviews and breakfast included.

Main photo: Britten Norman Website / TheGuardian.com
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