Ferries to Scotland
5 Ferry crossings from 8 Ports
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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 Scotland

Scotland is the northernmost of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, sharing a 60 mile long land border with England to the south and separated from Northern Ireland by the North Channel of the Irish Sea.

Scotland is a vibrant, exciting country, with a wide range of cultures and an extraordinarily rich heritage.

What makes Scotland such a hugely popular tourist destination is the sheer range of attractions and activities packed into such a small and accessible country.

Whether using organised tours or exploring at your own pace, you can revel in the lively, cosmopolitan entertainment of the towns and cities, enjoy the wealth of artistic and cultural activities running throughout the year, sample some of the best cuisine in the world, explore the country's dramatic and colourful history and natural heritage, spectate from the sidelines or take a more active role in a wide variety of sporting pursuits.

Most popular questions

  • Ferries to Scotland:
    • Larne
    • Belfast
    • Lerwick
    • Kirkwall
    • Stromness
  • The Stromness to Scrabster ferry is the fastest ferry to Scotland in approximately 1h 30m.
  • The cheapest ferry to Scotland is approximately 139 € on average via the Stromness to Scrabster ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season.
  • Ferries From Scotland:
    • Cairnryan
    • Aberdeen
    • Scrabster
  • 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
    • P&O Irish Sea
    • Stena Line
    • Northlink Ferries

Scotland reviews

  • "beautiful ride"

    Our ferry ride was a highlight of our trip. The ship is modern, large, and the staff are very friendly. This is a great way to cross the Irish Sea!

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  • "Pleasant sailings "

    Very comfortable and convenient. All staff very pleasant would definitely recommend. 😄😄

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  • "Super cool"

    We had a very nice experience on the ship. Lots of facilities to spend the time during the trip. I would recommend it.

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  • "Highly recommend "

    Excellent service throughout both from Direct Ferries and Stena Line alike. I'll definitely be using services in the future

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