Stromness to Scrabster Ferry


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  • 2 crossings daily
    1 hr 30 min

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Getting the best price for your Stromness to Scrabster ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Stromness to Scrabster. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Stromness to Scrabster route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Stromness to Scrabster ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Stromness to Scrabster is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Stromness

The town of Stromness is centred around the main street with narrow alleys branching off it. To learn more about Stromness and its port visitors can visit the Stromness Museum which illustrates the history of the town and its fauna. Stromness also has a golf course which welcomes visitors, weekday mornings and afternoons are usually available with weekends becoming busy during club competitions.

About Scrabster

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.


  • 07 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

  • 30 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

  • 11 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

  • 10 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

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

      Review by sidney bremner

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Stromness to Scrabster Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Stromness to Scrabster? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the ferry from Stromness to Scrabster take?

The average journey time by ferry between Stromness to Scrabster is 1 hrs 30 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How fast does the ferry from Stromness to Scrabster travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Stromness to Scrabster is 1 hrs 30 min, with NorthLink.

What time does the first ferry from Stromness to Scrabster leave?

The first ferry from Stromness to Scrabster leaves at 06:30 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Stromness to Scrabster leave?

The last ferry from Stromness to Scrabster leaves at 16:45 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Stromness to Scrabster?

Ferries travelling from Stromness to Scrabster are operated by NorthLink.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Scrabster to Stromness.