Aberdeen to Lerwick Ferry

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  • 7 crossings weekly
    12 hr 30 min

The Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry connects Scotland to Shetland and is operated by NorthLink.

If you're looking for cheap ferries from Aberdeen to Lerwick, you've come to the right place! See below for the Aberdeen to Lerwick timetable with all the ferries that go from Aberdeen to Lerwick. You can also see the latest prices for Aberdeen to Lerwick ferries below. If you see a price you like, just click the Get Price button to book!

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Getting the best price for your Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Aberdeen to Lerwick. 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 Aberdeen to Lerwick 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 Aberdeen to Lerwick ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Aberdeen to Lerwick is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Aberdeen

The port in Aberdeen welcomes over 3 million travellers a year, connecting the UK with the Shetland Islands, Norway and Denmark. It is an important travel hub between the UK and Scandinavia, with many ferry services.

Aberdeen itself is Scotland's third largest city, around 120 miles northeast of Edinburgh on the banks of the rivers Dee and Don. Aberdeen also hosts the world renowned Aberdeen International Youth Festival, one of Scotland's major international cultural events, which each year attracts the most talented young performers from across the globe.

Book your ferry to Shetland from Scotland's biggest ferry port simply and securely with AFerry.

About Lerwick

Lerwick Ferry Port is the main port of the Shetland Islands in Scotland, situated more than 100 miles off the North coast of Great Britain mainland (about 210 miles from Aberdeen). There are ferries from Lerwick both to mainland Scotland and the nearby Orkney Islands, all of which can be booked through AFerry

Lerwick Ferry Port is situated in the North harbour, about a mile from the town centre. Lerwick is the capital of Shetland and it centers all its activity around its busy port, particularly during the summer. The name Lerwick comes from the Old Norse and means "Bay of Mud".

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Aberdeen to Lerwick Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdeen to Lerwick? 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 Aberdeen to Lerwick take?

The average journey time by ferry between Aberdeen to Lerwick is 13 hrs 25 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 Aberdeen to Lerwick travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick is 12 hrs 30 min, with NorthLink.

What time does the first ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick leave?

The first ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick leaves at 17:00 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick leave?

The last ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick leaves at 19:00 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Aberdeen to Lerwick?

Ferries travelling from Aberdeen to Lerwick are operated by NorthLink.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Lerwick to Aberdeen.