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Book Ferries to Scotland, Orkney and Shetland Islands with Northlink - Aberdeen, Scrabster, Stromness and more

You can use to book a Northlink ferry to Scotland, Orkney and the Shetland Islands. NorthLink Ferries are the lifeline of the Northern isles, with ships designed with your comfort in mind. always has cheap prices for Northlink ferries and the latest special offers.

You can use to book Northlink ferries to Aberdeen, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Stromness and Scrabster. See below for the latest Northlink ferry prices and sailing times. Click on your ferry route for a detailed timetable with arrival and departure times.

NorthLink Ferries Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • 1 x Foot Passenger(s) Return
      Travel: 05/09/2016 - 09/09/2016
    • from: £40
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

NorthLink Ferries Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • Car + 2 Return
      Travel: 05/12/2016 - 06/12/2016
    • from: £173
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

NorthLink Ferries Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • Car + 4 Return
      Travel: 16/09/2016 - 22/09/2016
    • from: £254
    • NorthLink
    • passenger(s)

On board NorthLink Ferries

Each NorthLink Ferry provides spacious lounge areas, bars, children's play areas and comfortable en-suite cabins. In addition, you will also find a modern cinema showing the latest releases on longer routes. NorthLink's brand new state-of-the-art ships will take you on a voyage of discovery to the islands of Orkney and Shetland.The NorthLink a la carte and self service restaurants also offer a wide range of menus featuring local produce.

About Northlink Ferries

Northlink operates three passenger vessels on the Orkney & Shetland routes, the MV Hjaltland, the MV Hrossey and the MV Hamnavoe. NorthLink have designed and built their ferries to the highest standards in terms of safety and comfort.

Whether you use the Northlink ferries Scrabster Stromness ferry route, the Aberdeen Kirkwall ferry service, the Lerwick Kirkwall ferry, or any other Northlink ferry, you are bound to have a relaxing and enjoyable journey.

NorthLink Ferries Routes Map

Pet Booking Information

You can book your cat or dog on board a Northlink ferry with Just choose your route and then select the number of cats or dogs you are sailing with. If you don't see this option, please call us before you make your booking.

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.

Note that to take your pet to and from the UK to mainland Europe and Ireland you will need a pet passport. To find out more about pet passports and travelling with your pet see our pet travel guide.

NorthLink Ferries Sailing Information & Ferry Times

  • Aberdeen - Kirkwall

  • Aberdeen - Lerwick

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 12hrs 30mins
  • Kirkwall - Aberdeen

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 7hrs 15mins
  • Kirkwall - Lerwick

    • Timetable
    • up to 4 crossings per week
    • 7hrs 45mins
  • Lerwick - Aberdeen

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 13hrs 30mins
  • Lerwick - Kirkwall

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 5hrs 30mins
  • Scrabster - Stromness

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 30mins
  • Stromness - Scrabster

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per day
    • 1hr 30mins

All NorthLink Reviews

based on 135 reviews
  • 07 July 2016
    Surprisingly Wonderful trip
    • Aberdeen to Kirkwall with NorthLink

      Was totally taken back when i saw that the ferry was a luxury cruise ship. Bec the sea was calm the 6hrs trip was very pleasant.

      Review by SS Tay, Couple.

  • 02 July 2016
    Coming home
    • Aberdeen to Lerwick with NorthLink

      Great trip up on the Hrossey, friendly staff and comfy cabin. Love the Shetland rugs in the cabin and the chocolates were awful fine

      Review by Lindi Duncan , Solo Traveller.

  • 28 June 2016
    Trip to Orkney Islands
    • Scrabster to Stromness with NorthLink

      Great ferry trip with no issue and people on board very helpful

      Review by Anonymous, Solo Traveller.

  • 25 June 2016
    Travels to Shetland
    • Aberdeen to Lerwick with NorthLink

      This will be my preferred mode of travel to and from Shetland in the future

      Review by Hugh Sharman, Business.

  • 22 June 2016
    Orkney - perfect thanks
    • Aberdeen to Kirkwall with NorthLink

      Very friendly staff nice clean ship perfect thanks

      Review by Anthony fusco, Couple.

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