Ferry from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Northlink Ferries provides the ferries from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands. Orkney Islands Shetland Islands ferries run about 3 times per week. Ferry schedules can vary by season, operator, ship and route.

How long is the ferry from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands?

Ferries from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands sail in approximately 7 hours 45 minutes on the ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick.

Can I take my car on the ferry from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands?

Passengers can take a car on the ferry from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands. Passengers can take a car on ferries with Northlink Ferries.

How far is Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands?

The distance between Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands is 148.7 miles (239.3km) and 129.2 nautical miles from the nearest ports.

How much does a ferry cost from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands?

Ferry price from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands is based on a few booking preferences such as route, operator, vehicle type and whether you are sailing on a high-speed ferry or conventional ferry. Prices will often vary by season.

Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands Ferry Offers and Discounts

For the best ferry offers, we recommend using our Deal Finder to compare ferry tickets and prices. Visit our special offers page to view current ferry offers.

How to book ferry tickets from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands

With Direct Ferries you can book and compare Orkney Islands Shetland Islands ferry tickets, operators, timetables and prices using our Deal Finder.

How much are ferries from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands?

From To Average price
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
Lerwick, Shetland Islands
$255.43Average price

Ferries from Orkney Islands to Shetland Islands

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