Lerwick–Kirkwall Ferry Route

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

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Northlink Ferries

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Lerwick to Kirkwall with Northlink Ferries Northlink Ferries

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

Ferry operator Northlink runs 3 ships on the Orkney and Shetland routes, offering 3 sailings a week from Lerwick to Kirkwall, with a journey time of roughly 5 hours and 30 minutes.

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