Ferries to Orkney Islands
4 Ferry crossings from 7 Ports
Open Ticket??

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).

Trip Details
Round Trip

Latest offers for Orkney Islands

Why use Direct Ferries?
Ferries from 4412 routes and 901 ports worldwide
Trusted by over 2.5 million customers
We arrange over 1.2 million ferry crossings / year
We check up to 1 million prices for our customers daily

Ferries to Orkney Islands

With access to live sailings and the best fares on all ferry routes to Orkney Islands, at Direct Ferries you are sure to find the right ferry crossing at the lowest price.

We currently offer ferries to Orkney Islands on around 4 ferry routes with a choice of up to 56 sailings Weekly.

What now? Simply select your place of departure in our 'Fare Search' to compare and save.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to Orkney Islands?

    Ferries to Orkney Islands:
    • Aberdeen
    • Scrabster
    • Lerwick
    • Gills Bay
  • What is the fastest ferry to Orkney Islands?

    The fastest ferry crossing to Orkney Islands is via the Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope ferry, in approximately 1h 15m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to Orkney Islands?

    The cheapest ferry to Orkney Islands is 97 € on average via the Lerwick to Kirkwall route. Ferry prices for Orkney Islands can vary depending on what season you decide to travel.
  • What are the popular ferry routes to Orkney Islands?

  • What are the ferry ports in Orkney Islands?

    Orkney Islands Ferry Ports:
    • Kirkwall
    • Stromness
    • St Margaret's Hope
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Orkney Islands?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

Routes and Ports in Orkney Islands

Onboard the ferries

Find out what it's like onboard the ferries before you travel.

The quickest way to make & manage your booking

Download the Direct Ferries app or manage your booking online through My Account


Customer Service

Visit our customer service page to find useful information on travelling by ferry, our FAQs, and how to contact us for help with your booking