Scrabster
Stromness
Ferries to Orkney Islands
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Scrabster to Stromness Ferry

Connecting the small town of Scrabster on the coast of Scotland with the town of Stromness in the Orkney Islands, this ferry route is one of the most popular ferry routes that connects Scotland with the Orkneys. From the town of Scrabster, a small fishing community, which is home to the majority of fishing in Scotland, thanks to the large harbour and easy access to the rest of the country, to the town of Stromness, one of the most beautiful towns in Scotland, thanks to the centuries old stone buildings that still make up most of the town today, as well as the bustling harbour and many local galleries and independent shops that sell some of the best textiles and crafts in the Orkneys.

With up to 3 ferries running per day, provided by 1 ferry operator, and with sail times of around 1 hour and 30 minutes, there are plenty of ferries to choose from here, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Scrabster to Stromness sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Scotland to Orkney Islands page.
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Most popular questions

  • The typical crossing time for ferries from Scrabster to Stromness is approximately 1h 30m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • The average price of a ferry from Scrabster to Stromness is approximately $163. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Scrabster to Stromness can differ depending on the season.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for Scrabster to Stromness and this is
    • Northlink Ferries
  • Ferries from Scrabster to Stromness are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Scrabster to Stromness with
    • Northlink Ferries
  • Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Scrabster to Stromness with the following operators
    • Northlink Ferries
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Northlink Ferries
  • Scrabster to Stromness is approximately 25 nautical miles distance apart.

Scrabster to Stromness Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 3 ferries running per day, so there are up to 21 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information when you are making your booking, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Stromness from Scrabster take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route generally take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, but be sure to bear in mind that all sail times given here are to be taken as estimates only. They can also be affected for numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Scrabster to Stromness Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Stromness from Scrabster will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our helpful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.


Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Stromness from Scrabster?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


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