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.

Scrabster - Stromness Ferry Operators

  • Northlink Ferries
    • 3 Sailings Daily 1 hr 30 min
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Scrabster Stromness Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Scrabster Stromness route is a car and 2 passengers.

Scrabster Stromness Ferry reviews

  • "Trip to Orkney"

    A very pleasant trip to and from Orkney from Scrabster I have used this service a few times now and have been impressed by the quality of service.

    'George Mitchell ' travelled Scrabster Stromness with Northlink Ferries

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  • "Trip to orkney"

    Ferrys were on time, staff were very helpful, comfortable lounges, great seats, i thought great value for money, could have done with some luggage trolleys at scrabster long walk

    'Kenneth' travelled Scrabster Stromness with Northlink Ferries

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  • "Grazie!"

    Ottima organizzazione logistica, semplice e precisa gestione a terra, ottimi servizi a bordo, pulizia e disponibilità del personale super! Quindi il sentimento che prevale è: GRAZIE

    'Emanuele' travelled Scrabster Stromness with Northlink Ferries

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  • "Thanks a lot"

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

    'Simeon' travelled Scrabster Stromness with Northlink Ferries

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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.