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Use Ferrysavers to book your ferry to Scotland or the Northern Isles (Shetland and Orkney) with NorthLink Ferries. You can book a ferry to Scrabster, Aberdeen and NorthLink Ferries also offer ferries to Lerwick. All routes work with instant email ticketing.

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  • Northlink Ferries run ferry services between Aberdeen (Scotland), Lerwick (Shetland) and Kirkwall (Orkney)
  • And Northlink also have ferries between Scrabster (Scotland) and Stromness (Orkney), with up to 3 crossings daily, taking 90 mins

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Travel on a voyage of discovery to Orkney and the Shetland islands with NorthLink Ferries! There are daily sailings from Scrabster to Stromness in Orkney as well as nightly sailings from Aberdeen to Lerwick in Shetland; four of these go via Kirkwall, the capital of Orkney. NorthLink Ferries is a wholly owned subsidiary of CalMac, and is thus operated by the Scottish Government to provide these vital links to the Northern Isles.

NorthLink's fleet, MV Hjaltland, MV Hrossey and MV Hamnavoe, was purpose built for the service and offer cruise-liner standards in safety and comfort. Onboard there are lounges and bars to relax in, self-service and à la carte restaurants serving excellent food, play areas and, of course, a choice of well-appointed cabins. On the Aberdeen routes there's also cinemas showing the latest Hollywood movies.

Pets on board Northlink ferries

You can book your cat or dog on board Northlink ferries with Ferrysavers.co.uk. Pets, with the exception of guide dogs, on Northlink are restricted to the kennels provided. We recommend you bring a blanket and familiar toys for your pet. All waste must be cleared up at the end of the trip. On longer sailings, there is a designated area for exercising your pets - please consult with a member of staff. Note that that to take your pet to and from the UK to mainland Europe (excluding Ireland) you will need a pet passport.

  • Aberdeen - Kirkwall

    • 1 x Foot Passenger(s) Return
      Travel: 14/01/2017 - 20/01/2017
    • from: £44
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • Car + 2 Return
      Travel: 23/12/2016 - 27/12/2016
    • from: £182
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

  • Stromness - Scrabster

    • Car + 4 Return
      Travel: 21/01/2017 - 22/01/2017
    • from: £240
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

NorthLink Ferries Sailing Information & Ferry Times

  • Aberdeen - Kirkwall

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per week
    • 6hrs
  • Aberdeen - Lerwick

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 12hrs 30mins
  • Kirkwall - Aberdeen

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 7hrs 15mins
  • Kirkwall - Lerwick

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per week
    • 7hrs 45mins
  • Lerwick - Aberdeen

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 12hrs
  • Lerwick - Kirkwall

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 5hrs 30mins
  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 30mins
  • Stromness - Scrabster

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 30mins

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