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Book ferries to Scrabster in Scotland from Stromness in the Orkney Islands with

Book a ferry to Scrabster with AFerry. Ferries to Scrabster, in Scotland, are available from Orkney. You can take a ferry to Scrabster from Stromness.

Scrabster Ferry Companies

Ferries to and from Scrabster are operated by NorthLink. When you search for a ferry to Scrabster, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Gills Bay to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.

Scrabster ferries with NorthLink are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Scrabster will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.

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About Scrabster

Scrabster Ferry Port is an important harbor of the Scottish fishing industry and also the fastest growing fishing port in Britain. It is situated in the North of Scotland, 1½ miles from Thurso, 22½ miles from Wick and 112 miles from Inverness. People travelling from Scrabster Ferry Port can take advantage of the spectacular views of the Old Man of Hoy, and St John's Head, which can only be seen on the ferry route from Scrabster Ferry Port to Stromness port in the Orkneys.

Ferries to and from Scrabster

Northlink Ferries have excellent facilities onboard and offer an unforgettable experience to all passengers.

Each NorthLink Ferry also provides spacious lounge areas, bars, children's play areas and comfortable en-suite cabins.

Scrabster port facilities

There is a long-stay car park in Scrabster Ferry Port, which is operated by Scrabster Harbour Trust.

Facilities at the terminal of Scrabster Ferry Port include ticket Sales and Enquiries; payphone, snack bar, Disabled Access and Disabled Toilet.

Getting to Scrabster

Rapsons operate local bus routes in the North of Scotland. Citylink operate a regular coach service from Scrabster to Inverness. Some services stop at the Ferry Terminal in Scrabster, while others stop 1½ miles from the Ferries Terminal, in the centre of Thurso.

A regular train service of Scotrail links Thurso and Wick with Inverness and is timed to connect with arrivals and departures of the Northlink ferry crossings from Scrabster port. A bus link between the station, Thurso town and Scrabster is in operation for speedy passenger transfer. Thurso Train Station is located about 2 miles from Scrabster Ferry terminal.

Wick Airport is situated 23½ miles from the town. There is a regular air service to Edinburgh.

Below, you can find Scrabster ferry times, as well as our best deals.

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  • 06 Oct 2014
    Orkney gateway
    • We used Northlink Ferry to travel to and from Orkney. Very impressive and comfortable ship. As an older couple we appreciated having our luggage handled for us.

      Review by William Thomas

  • 29 Aug 2014
    Good quality at the right price!
    • Very fast check-in and confortable trip! To improve "a little bit" the onboard catering

      Review by Giuseppe Baldrighi

  • 10 Aug 2014
    Great voyage
    • We very much enjoyed the spectacular voyage, on which we had very good weather and a great view of the Old Man of Hoy - an excellent reason to take this route.

      Review by Anon

  • 09 Jun 2013
    Summer Homecoming
    • Re-visited Mainland Orkney and Stronsay (my wife's island) with first-time visitors to enjoy the sights, sites and sounds (Folk Festival). Wonderful welcome and weather.

      Review by Ronald Lewis-Smith

  • 29 May 2013
    • Good journey as usual. Very professional Glad the ferry is up and running again

      Review by sidney bremner