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

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Ferries from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands sail approximately 2 times per week. Northlink Ferries provides the ferries from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands.

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

Ferries from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands take approximately 5 hours 30 minutes on the Lerwick Kirkwall ferry.

Is there a car ferry from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands?

Yes, you can travel on a car ferry from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands with Northlink Ferries.

How far is Orkney Islands from Shetland Islands?

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

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

Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands ferry prices can vary by route, operator, season, vehicle type and whether you are sailing on a high-speed ferry or conventional ferry.

Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands Ferry Offers and Discounts

For the best ferry offers, we recommend booking in advance for the cheapest ferry prices and availability. Visit our special offers page to take advantage of all the latest ferry discounts.

How to book ferry tickets from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands

Book and compare Shetland Islands Orkney Islands ferry tickets, operators, timetables and prices using our Deal Finder.

How much are ferries from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands?

From   To Average price
Lerwick, Shetland Islands
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
£139.88Average price

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days and exclusive of service fees.

Ferries from Shetland Islands to Orkney Islands

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