Northlink Ferries
The ferry port of Lerwick connects Shetland Islands with Scotland & Orkney Islands with ferry services operated by Northlink Ferries.

There is a choice of up to 10 sailings per week from Lerwick with the shortest crossing taking around 5 hours 30 minutes.

Use our guide on this page for some quick information or get live Lerwick sailing times and prices in our fare search.

How to book a Lerwick Ferry

At you will find all the information you need to choose and book a Lerwick Ferry crossing to or from Shetland Islands.

We automatically show our best Lerwick ferry fares and compare with all viable alternative ports meaning all you need to do is choose your preferred date and sailing time to ensure you get the best deal for your crossing.

To get started, just enter your details into the Lerwick ferry 'Fare Search' and you’re almost there. For freight ferry bookings, visit our Lerwick Freight Ferry page.

Lerwick Port Map

Lerwick Ferry Services

Lerwick to Aberdeen with Northlink Ferries
Crossing Duration7 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 12 hour crossing
Northlink Ferries
Lerwick to Kirkwall with Northlink Ferries
Crossing Duration3 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 5 hour 30 minute crossing
Northlink Ferries
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