Northlink Ferries

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NorthLink Ferries are the lifeline of the Northern isles, with ships designed with your comfort in mind.

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Book Northlink Ferries today with – All Northlink Ferries routes available to book including Kirkwall, Lerwick, Aberdeen, Scrabster, Stromness.

All NorthLink Ferries provide spacious lounge areas, bars, children's play areas and comfortable en-suite cabins. Plus, you can also find a modern cinema showing the latest releases on longer routes. The NorthLink ""a la carte"" and self service restaurants also offer a wide range of menus featuring local produce.

Northlink Ferries - Routes

Timetables Number of Crossings Duration
Kirkwall - Aberdeen up to 3 per Week approx. 7 hrs 15 mins
Aberdeen - Kirkwall up to 4 per Week approx. 6 hrs
Stromness - Scrabster up to 3 per Day aprrox. 1 hr 30 mins
Scrabster - Stromness up to 3 per Day approx. 1 hr 30 mins
Aberdeen - Lerwick up to 7 per Week approx. 14 hrs 30 mins
Timetables Number of Crossings Duration
Lerwick - Aberdeen up to 7 per Week approx. 12 hrs
Kirkwall - Lerwick up to 4 per Week approx. 7 hrs 45 mins
Lerwick - Kikrkwall up to 3 per Week approx. 5 hrs 30 mins

Northlink Ferries - Find out more

What is included in the Northlink Ferries price?

The price you are quoted is for all passengers in your vehicle including the driver. If you have added a pet, this will also be included in the price.

Is cabin accommodation included in the price?

On overnight crossings, your quote includes (compulsory) accommodation. You can change/upgrade the accommodation type if required.

Are there any meals included in the price?

No. Meals, drinks and snacks can be purchased from the on-board cafés and restaurants. Services may vary according to the crossing booked.

Can I take my pet with me on Northlink Ferries?

You can take your cat or dog on your Northlink Ferries sailing. When you select your preferred route, simply select the number of dogs or cats that you are travelling with. See our pet booking page for more information.

What facilities are there onboard for children?

All Northlink Ferries ships have play areas specially designed for young children.

Northlink Ferries - Ports

Northlink Ferries - Pet Booking Information

Note, that to travel with your pet abroad, you will require a Pet Passport.

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.