NorthLink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries

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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.


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    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.


    • 11 Nov 2019
      Good Trip
      • All good

        Review by LESLEY INNES

    • 12 Oct 2019
      ferry to Shetland
      • ok journey but sea was a bit rough but it was October! Ok trip with a nice cabin and able to sleep during the crossing

        Review by MICHAEL BARRETT

    • 25 Sep 2019
      Shetland pals
      • Brilliant time from start to finish

        Review by Lee

    • 19 Sep 2019
      Great trip
      • Really efficient and very well run operation. Magnus lounge just great, very comfortable.

        Review by SUSAN FOLKERD

    • 15 Sep 2019
      North link Ferry
      • Most enjoyable experience No Complains regarding Service

        Review by BOWER TRISTRAM

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