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Aberdeen ferry port in Scotland is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Lerwick & Kirkwall available. With a selection of up to 11 Sailings Weekly, the port of Aberdeen connects Scotland with Shetland Islands & Orkney Islands.

Sailing durations range from 6 hours on the Kirkwall service to 12 hours 30 minutes on the Lerwick service.

Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Aberdeen fare search.

How to book a Aberdeen Ferry

When you search for your Aberdeen Ferry ticket travelling either to or from Scotland at we’ll compare numerous sailings in one go as well as on any suitable alternative ferry routes that you may have overlooked or didn’t know about.

By comparing Aberdeen sailing schedules and prices with other ports, not just in Scotland but on any suitable alternative ferry service you are virtually guaranteed to find the best route at the lowest ferry price!

Getting a Aberdeen ferry quote is simple – just select your place of departure, route and passengers from the menus and then search to continue! For commercial ferry bookings, visit our Aberdeen Freight Ferry page.

Aberdeen Port Map

Aberdeen Ferry Services

Aberdeen to Lerwick with Northlink Ferries
Crossing Duration7 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 12 hour 30 minute crossing
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Aberdeen to Kirkwall with Northlink Ferries
Crossing Duration4 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 6 hour crossing
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