Kirkwall–Lerwick Ferry Route

On this page you will find details about the Kirkwall–Lerwick ferry route.

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Northlink Ferries

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Kirkwall to Lerwick with Northlink Ferries Northlink Ferries

Route Sailings Journey Time
Kirkwall–Lerwick Up to 4 per week approx. 7 hrs 45 mins
Lerwick–Kirkwall Up to 3 per week approx. 5 hrs 30 mins

Ferry operator Northlink runs 3 ships on the Orkney and Shetland routes, offering 4 sailings a week from Kirkwall to Lerwick, with a journey time of roughly 7 hours and 45 minutes.

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