Northlink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries connects Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Shetland, operating 363 days per year and providing the lifeline service to the Northern Isles, with islanders and visitors all using the service.

Now operated by Serco, NorthLink Ferries’ fleet of magnificent ferries provides a very high standard of comfort while meeting and exceeding all the latest safety requirements. Your sea voyage with Northlink will be a safe, luxurious, and enjoyable experience, with the frequency of services and sailing times carefully prepared for your convenience to make travel to the northern isles more simple and enjoyable than ever before.

Northlink Ferries’ ships are designed with comfort in mind, with well-appointed lounges, bars and dining facilities with menus containing a selection of fine island, and local Scottish mainland, produce. The ships also feature an on-board retail outlet, entertainment and comfortable cabin accommodation, as well as Sleeping Pods which offer a more affordable accommodation choice than cabins.

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Northlink Ferries Customer Reviews

  • "Thanks a lot"

    The way between Scrabster and Stromness was untroubled, servises very professional and weather was frendly.

    'Simeon' travelled with Northlink Ferries

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  • "12hours on a ship"

    Couldn’t stretch out in the pods and pillow too small and the blanket too thin . Food was very good and reasonable.

    'Peter' travelled with Northlink Ferries

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  • "Great trip"

    Couldn’t ask for better service. Beautiful views!

    'Anonymous' travelled with Northlink Ferries

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  • "Journey"

    Very easy trip. Can you arrange the calmness of sea every time. Thank you. Food was good, but could be a bit warmer.

    'Martin' travelled with Northlink Ferries

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