Ferries to Orkney Islands
Ferries from 1 Route and 2 Ports
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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

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Ferries to Orkney Islands

Ferries to Orkney Islands are operated by Pentland Ferries.

Orkney Islands Ferry Times

Ferries to Orkney Islands sail approximately 6 times daily and up to 40 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Orkney Islands Ferry Ports

There is only 1 ferry port in Orkney Islands and this is St Margaret's Hope.

Ferries from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope

The Gills Bay St Margaret's Hope ferry sails 3 times a day and up to 21 times a week, with a crossing time of 1 hour 15 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Gills Bay to St Margaret's Hope ferry is about € 194.84. Exclusive of booking fees.

Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated February 01.

Is there a car ferry to Orkney Islands?

Car ferries do sail to Orkney Islands. Pentland Ferries offer car ferries to Orkney Islands. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Orkney Islands Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Orkney Islands can range by route, operator, vehicle type, number of passengers and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best price and availability.

How to book ferry tickets to Orkney Islands

Booking ferries to Orkney Islands is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to Orkney Islands?

    Ferries to Orkney Islands:
    • Gills Bay
  • What are the ferry ports in Orkney Islands?

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

    Yes, you can bring pets onboard ferries. Please read the operators guidelines on pets that you are travelling with. You can bring pets on ferries with the following ferry companies
    • Pentland Ferries

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