Star.pngStar.pngStar.pngStar grey.pngStar grey.png

Aberdeen - Lerwick and Kirkwall Ferry

From Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki
(Redirected from Aberdeen - Lerwick Ferry)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Aberdeen to Lerwick and Kirkwall Ferry
Location Map ( geo)
Cameraicon.png No pictures uploaded (Upload?)
From:  Aberdeen
To:  Kirkwall, Lerwick
Distance:  348.8 km (216.7 miles)
County
Aberdeenshire • Orkney • Zetland
On road(s)
A956, A965, A970
Crossings related to the A956
Crossings related to the A965

The main ferry service to Lerwick on Shetland from the mainland sails from Aberdeen. A number of crossings, but not all, stop en route at Kirkwall on Orkney. The service is operated by Northlink Ferries. The port in Aberdeen is accessed from the A956, whilst Lerwick's ferry port is on the A970 and Kirkwall's is just off the A965.


Crossing Times

  • Aberdeen - Lerwick is approximately 349km and the crossing time is 12.5 hours northbound and 12 hours southbound
  • Aberdeen - Kirkwall is approximately 265km and the crossing time is 6 hours northbound and 7.25 hours southbound
  • Kirkwall - Lerwick is approximately 189km and the crossing time is 7.75 hours northbound and 5.5 hours southbound


Ferries

Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Hjaltland 9244958 Northlink Ferries 2002-date 140 cars
Hrossey 9244960 Northlink Ferries 2002-date 140 cars
Hildasay 9119426 Northlink Ferries 2010-date freight/livestock
Helliar 9119397 Northlink Ferries 2011-date freight/livestock
Hascosay 7120768 ?-2010 freight/livestock
Clare 7214727 ?-2011 freight/livestock

Links

Northlink Ferries



Aberdeen - Lerwick and Kirkwall Ferry
Other nearby roads
Aberdeen
Angus Coastal Tourist Route • Highland Tourist Route • North East Coastal Trail • Deeside Tourist Route • EuroVelo 1 • EuroVelo 12 • NCN1 • T30 (Britain) • E120 (Old System) • B987 (Aberdeen) • B985 (Carden Place) • B982 • B989 • C20C (Aberdeen) • C127C (Aberdeen) • C21C (Aberdeen) • C48C (Aberdeen) • C88C (Aberdeen) • C154C (Aberdeen) • C155C (Aberdeen) • C156C (Aberdeen) • C157C (Aberdeen) • C158C (Aberdeen) • C159C (Aberdeen) • C8K (Aberdeen) • C5K (Aberdeen) • NCN195 • North East 250 • A9013 • B999 • B9077 • B986 • B9119 • A9011 • A945 • A978 • A974 • A9012 • A946 • A943 • A944 • B983 • B990 • B985 • B991 • T100 (Britain) • B984 • A947 • B997 • A90 • A96 • B988 • A93 • A92 • B979 • A956
Lerwick
Kirkwall
EuroVelo 12 • NCN1 • C1 (Orkney) • C40 (Orkney) • C41 (Orkney) • C42 (Orkney) • A963 • A964 • A961 • A965 • A962 • B9148 • A960 • B9054 • B9053
Crossings to and within the Shetland Isles
Ferries to the Shetland IslesAberdeen to Lerwick • Kirkwall to Lerwick
Crossings within the Shetland IslesYell Sound • Bluemull Sound • Bressay Ferry • Whalsay Ferry • Skerries Ferry • Skerries Bridge • Papa Stour Ferry • Fair Isle Ferry • Foula Ferry
Other AreasIrish Sea • Inner Hebrides • Western Isles • Shetland • Orkney • North Sea • English Channel • Solent • Inland Crossings • Other Island Crossings
Crossings to and within the Orkney Isles
Ferries to the Orkney IslesScrabster Ferry • Pentland Ferry • Aberdeen to Kirkwall • Lerwick to Kirkwall
Crossings within the Orkney IslesChurchill Barriers • Flotta & Hoy Ferry • Hoy & Graemsay Ferry • Shapinsay Ferry • Rousay Ferry • Stronsay Ferry • Eday Ferry • Sanday Ferry • Westray Ferry • North Ronaldsay Ferry
Other AreasIrish Sea • Inner Hebrides • Western Isles • Shetland • Orkney • North Sea • English Channel • Solent • Inland Crossings • Other Island Crossings