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.


Shortest Crossing:
Scrabster - Stromness
1 hr 30 min
Most Popular Route:
Scrabster - Stromness
Kirkwall - Lerwick
*Price based on:
  • Foot passenger x 1
  • Booked: Sunday, 1 December 2019
  • Travel: Saturday, 7 December 2019

NorthLink Ferries Routes

Latest prices

Route Price Fare Details
Scrabster - Stromness
  • Booked: Sunday, 10 November 2019
  • Travel: Saturday, 28 March 2020 - Saturday, 4 April 2020
  • Car + 2
Lerwick - Aberdeen
  • Booked: Thursday, 7 November 2019
  • Travel: Saturday, 22 February 2020 (One Way)
  • 1 Adults (Foot passenger)
Aberdeen - Lerwick
  • Booked: Sunday, 10 November 2019
  • Travel: Friday, 15 May 2020 - Saturday, 30 May 2020
  • Car + 2

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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.


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  • 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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