NorthLink Ferries are the lifeline of the Northern Isles, with ships designed with your comfort in mind.
Book Northlink Ferries today with eurodrive.co.uk – 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|
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Northlink Ferries - Pet Booking Information
To travel abroad with your pet, 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.
More About Northlink Ferries
NorthLink Ferries operatres passenger and vehicle ferry services between mainland Scotland and the islands of Orkney and Shetland.
All accommodation on board NorthLink Ferries has been built for comfort - the cabins are modern, clean and equipped with en-suite toilet and showers, and include tea & coffee-making facilities.
The shops on board NorthLink Ferries offer Shetland and Orkney islands’ crafts and produce, featuring a selection of jewellery, knitwear, wines and spirits, as well as books, magazines and more.
Northlink Ferries offer different routes to Orkney and Shetland, including:
Scrabster to Stromness
The Northlink Ferries ship MV Hamnavoe goes from Scrabster (near Thurso) at the very North of Mainland Scotland to Stromness in the Orkney islands. This is the only ferry that sails past the famous landmark "The Old Man of Hoy", and sails up to six times a day.
Aberdeen to Lerwick
Northlink Ferries run two ships overnight on this route, one in each direction - MV Hjaltland and MV Hrossey - the ship set off at teatime and arrive first thing in the morning. One of the ships travels directly, whilst the other stops off every night at Hatston (near Kirkwall) on Orkney.
Aberdeen to Kirkwall / Kirkwall to Lerwick
Northlink Ferries offer a different ferry route Orkney: the indirect ferry from Aberdeen to Hatston (near Kirkwall) in the Orkneys. This is the same ferry that goes to Shetland, departing Aberdeen at teatime, but on certain days of the week it has a late-night stop in Hatston, before continuing on to Shetland near midnight.