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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. Ferries from Scrabster sail to the port of Stromness on the Orkney Islands. The routes to and from Scrabster are operated by Northlink Ferries, and you can find the best ferry for you using the simple booking form from AFerry
Below, you can find Scrabster ferry times, as well as our best deals.
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.
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.