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

You can use AFerry 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. AFerry always has cheap prices for Northlink ferries and the latest special offers.

You can use AFerry 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 Routes

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.

Pet Booking Information

Pet Booking Information

You can book your cat or dog on board a Northlink ferry with AFerry. Just choose your route and then select the number of cats or dogs you are sailing with.

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.

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NorthLink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries Ports


  • Kirkwall

    Port Address: The Pier,Kirkwall
    KW15 1HU
    Orkney Islands

    Kirkwall Port

  • Stromness

    Port Address: Ferry Road
    KW16 3BH
    Orkney Islands

    Stromness Port



  • Lerwick

    Port Address: Holmsgarth Terminal, Holmsgarth
    ZE1 0PR
    Shetland Islands

    Lerwick Port


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  • 09 Jun 2019
    Wonderful ferry
    • This ferry is beautiful, very modern, comfortable and a delight. Plus free WiFi. I highly recommend.

      Review by Anon

  • 09 Jun 2019
    All good
    • All working like clock work. Well done.

      Review by Anon

  • 31 May 2019
    Stromness stay
    • Loved the journey. Sea also calm . Misty on way over wet on way back . Pleasure from start to finish from checking in to coming of ship so easy and no stress ,

      Review by GEORGE KIIG

  • 30 May 2019
    • Great trip

      Review by ROBERT FINDLAY

  • 27 May 2019
    Good Ferry crossing
    • Only thing worth mentioning was the entrance to the car park is a little confusing. Perhaps better signs could be considered

      Review by PHILIP SLATER