Ferries to Shetland Islands
2 Ferry crossings from 3 Ports
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Ferries to Shetland Islands

Ferries to Shetland Islands are operated by Northlink Ferries.

Shetland Islands Ferry Times

Ferries to Shetland Islands sail approximately 2 times daily and up to 9 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Shetland Islands Ferry Ports

There is only 1 ferry port in Shetland Islands and this is Lerwick.

Ferries from Aberdeen to Lerwick

The Aberdeen Lerwick ferry sails 6 times a week, with a crossing time of 12 hours 30 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry is about € 339.86. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Kirkwall to Lerwick

The ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick sails 3 times a week, with a duration of 7 hours 45 minutes. On average the Kirkwall Lerwick ferry costs about € 237.18. Exclusive of booking fees.

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

Is there a car ferry to Shetland Islands?

Car ferries do sail to Shetland Islands. Northlink Ferries offer car ferries to Shetland 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.

Shetland Islands Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Shetland 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 Shetland Islands

Booking ferries to Shetland 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 Shetland Islands?

Ferries to Shetland Islands:
  • Aberdeen
  • Kirkwall

What are the ferry ports in Shetland Islands?

Shetland Islands Ferry Ports:
  • Lerwick

Can you take pets on the ferry to Shetland Islands?

No, pets are not permitted on routes offered to Shetland Islands.

Shetland Islands reviews

  • "Lumpy ride but excellent from dedicated staff"

    Both our crossing were very rough. We were informed adequately and appreciated the food voucher on the trip to Lerwick

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