Lerwick to Kirkwall Ferry
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Getting the best price for your Lerwick to Kirkwall ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Lerwick to Kirkwall. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Lerwick to Kirkwall route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Lerwick to Kirkwall ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Lerwick to Kirkwall is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Lerwick Ferry Port is the main port of the Shetland Islands in Scotland, situated more than 100 miles off the North coast of Great Britain mainland (about 210 miles from Aberdeen). There are ferries from Lerwick both to mainland Scotland and the nearby Orkney Islands, all of which can be booked through AFerry
Lerwick Ferry Port is situated in the North harbour, about a mile from the town centre. Lerwick is the capital of Shetland and it centers all its activity around its busy port, particularly during the summer. The name Lerwick comes from the Old Norse and means "Bay of Mud".
Kirkwall Ferry Port is located is in the Orkney Islands of which the city of Kirkwall is the capital. To learn more about the historical city visit its two museums, the Tankerness House Museum, which contains items of local historical interest, and the Wireless Museum which deals with the history of radio and recorded sound.
Another main event held each year at Christmas and New years is the Ba Game an example of traditional football games between the Uppies and the Doonies.
Lerwick to Kirkwall Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Lerwick to Kirkwall? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall take?
The average journey time by ferry between Lerwick to Kirkwall is 5 hrs 30 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall is 5 hrs 30 min, with NorthLink.
What time does the ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall leave?
The ferry from Lerwick to Kirkwall leaves at 17:30 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Lerwick to Kirkwall?
Ferries travelling from Lerwick to Kirkwall are operated by NorthLink.
Looking for more information?
If you're looking for the return journey, check out Kirkwall to Lerwick.