Lerwick ferry port in Shetland Islands is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Aberdeen & Kirkwall available. With a selection of up to 10 Sailings Weekly, the port of Lerwick connects Shetland Islands with Scotland & Orkney Islands.
Sailing durations range from 5 hours 30 minutes on the Kirkwall service to 12 hours on the Aberdeen 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 Lerwick fare search.
Regarded by some as ‘Britain’s Top Port’ Lerwick is one of the most northerly ports belonging to the UK, laying around 160 km off the north coast of mainland Scotland. The only ferry routes operating from Lerwick are to other coastal cities in Scotland, with daily sailings to Aberdeen and three sailings per week to Kirkwall.
Holmsgarth, Lerwick, ZE1 0PR
If you need to spend a night at or near Lerwick ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Lerwick Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!