Kirkwall (Hatston) Ferry Terminal
Kirkwall ferry port is located on the outskirts of Kirkwall at Hatston. There are regular sailings each week to Lerwick on the Shetland Isles and Aberdeen on the Scottish mainland.
Kirkwall ferry port is located on the outskirts of Kirkwall and is signposted as Hatston Ferry Terminal. Kirkwall is the historic capital and largest town on the Orkney Islands. There are regular sailings each week to Lerwick on the Shetland Isles and Aberdeen on the Scottish mainland.
Travelling to Kirkwall Ferry Terminal
Travelling by Car
Kirkwall is 16 miles from Stromness, 7 miles from Finstown and 15 miles from St. Margaret’s Hope. The Kirkwall ferry port is actually 2-3 miles from the centre of Kirkwall and is well signposted as Hatston ferry terminal.
Travelling by Bus
The bus Station is located near the centre of Kirkwall. Stagecoach operate services throughout Orkney. NorthLink Ferries operate a bus service to connect with ferries to/from Hatston.
Kirkwall: Port Facilities
There are hot and cold drinks vending machines.
There is disabled access, toilets and a lift. There are wheelchairs available to borrow free of charge (from the ship only).These are only available for use between the Terminal Building and the Ferry.
Terminal Opening Hours
Open 21.00 - 23.45 7 days a week (Please note that Monday and Tuesday opening is only from 1st April - 31st October.)
There is a ticket sales and enquiries desk.
Car parks at Kirkwall Ferry Port
There is a long stay car park provided by Orkney Islands Council located 200 metres from the terminal building.
This information is provided for guidance only.