Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries

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You can use AFerry to book a Pentland ferry to Orkney and Scotland. Pentland Ferries is a family owned Ferry Company and has been is offering crossings between the Pentland Firth and the Orkney islands since 2001. AFerry always has cheap prices for Pentland Ferries and the latest special offers.

You can use AFerry to book Pentland Ferries to St Margaret's Hope and Gills Bay. See below for the latest Pentland Ferries prices and sailing times. Click on your ferry route for a detailed timetable with arrival and departure times.


Shortest Crossing:
Gills Bay - St Margarets Hope
1 hr
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On board Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries fleet consist of two ships the MV Claymore and the Pentalina B. The facilities onboard the Pentland Ferries are limited due to the duration of the crossing, however you will find nice relaxing lounges with views across the Firth and a cafeteria with snack bar and toilets.

There are great opportunities to see wide selections of wildlife such as seals, puffins, killer whales and sea birds while onboard thanks to panoramic lounges and sundecks.

About Pentland Ferries

Pentland Ferries' newest ship Pentalina is a fast catamaran that provides an even faster service and a greater carrying capacity reducing the crossing time between St. Margaret's Hope and Gills Bay to under an hour.

Whenever you choose to use the Pentland Ferries Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry route, you are bound to have a relaxing and enjoyable journey.


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  • 03 Jan 2020
    Nizam Hussein
    • Good trip but just a bit pricy.

      Review by NIZAM-UD-DIN HUSSEIN

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Good fast crossing to Orkney
    • Excellent value home made soup and bacon rolls on board.

      Review by Anon

  • 28 Oct 2019
    Good fast crossing to Orkney
    • Great crossing in fine weather. Good value home made soup and bacon rolls on board.

      Review by LYNN MOLLESON

  • 04 Oct 2019
    good value and safe crossing
    • Great value, friendly staff and smooth crossing. Would use again.

      Review by DAVID IRELAND

  • 26 Sep 2019
    As good as usual!!
    • Did the job well!

      Review by ALEXANDER SMITH

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