Lerwick to Aberdeen Ferry


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  • 6 crossings weekly
    12 hr

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

If you're looking for cheap ferries from Lerwick to Aberdeen, you've come to the right place! See below for the Lerwick to Aberdeen timetable with all the ferries that go from Lerwick to Aberdeen. You can also see the latest prices for Lerwick to Aberdeen 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 Lerwick to Aberdeen ferry

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

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".

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.

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Lerwick to Aberdeen Popular Questions

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

The average journey time by ferry between Lerwick to Aberdeen is 13 hrs 21 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 Lerwick to Aberdeen travel?

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

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

The first ferry from Lerwick to Aberdeen leaves at 17:30 with NorthLink. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

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

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

Which ferry companies operate between Lerwick to Aberdeen?

Ferries travelling from Lerwick to Aberdeen are operated by NorthLink.

Looking for more information?

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