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North Link Ferries operates ferry services in Orkney, Scotland, and Shetland.

As well as comparing prices and times for North Link Ferries, we'll also show you results for alternative operators, such as Pentland Ferries (depending on the route you choose) to help you get the whole picture.

With North Link Ferries, you can book ferries to Aberdeen, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Scrabster, and Stromness. The most popular crossing is Scrabster (Scotland) to Stromness (Orkney) with 2 crossings daily. Departures are available at 8:45am and 7:00pm.

North Link Ferries Routes

On board NorthLink Ferries

Each NorthLink Ferry provides spacious lounge areas, bars, children's play areas and comfortable en-suite cabins. In addition, you will also find a modern cinema showing the latest releases on longer routes. NorthLink's brand new state-of-the-art ships will take you on a voyage of discovery to the islands of Orkney and Shetland.The NorthLink a la carte and self service restaurants also offer a wide range of menus featuring local produce.


About Northlink Ferries

Northlink operates three passenger vessels on the Orkney & Shetland routes, the MV Hjaltland, the MV Hrossey and the MV Hamnavoe. NorthLink have designed and built their ferries to the highest standards in terms of safety and comfort.


Pet Booking Information

Pet Booking Information

You can book your cat or dog on board a Northlink ferry with AFerry. Just choose your route and then select the number of cats or dogs you are sailing with.

Pets, with the exception of guide dogs, on Northlink are restricted to the kennels provided. We recommend you bring a blanket and familiar toys for your pet. All waste must be cleared up at the end of the trip. On longer sailings, there is a designated area for exercising your pets - please consult with a member of staff.

Note that to take your pet to and from the UK to mainland Europe and Ireland you will need a pet passport. To find out more about pet passports and travelling with your pet see our pet travel guide.

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North Link Ferries Ports

Orkney

  • Kirkwall

    Port Address: The Pier,Kirkwall
    KW15 1HU
    Orkney Islands

    Kirkwall Port

  • Stromness

    Port Address: Ferry Road
    KW16 3BH
    Orkney Islands

    Stromness Port

Scotland

Shetland

  • Lerwick

    Port Address: Holmsgarth Terminal, Holmsgarth
    ZE1 0PR
    Shetland Islands

    Lerwick Port

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