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Eday Ferry

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Eday Ferry
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From:  Kirkwall, Orkney
To:  Eday
Current Operator
Orkney Ferries
On road(s)
A960 • B9063

This ferry operates a service from Kirkwall on the Orkney mainland to the Isle of Eday, one of the Northern isles of Orkney. Depending on the time of year, sailings may go via the islands of Sanday or Stronsay. The direct trip takes around one and a quarter hours; via Sanday around two hours; and via Stronsay around 2.5 hours.

Orkney Ferries operates three vessels on this route normally: the MV Earl Thorfinn, MV Earl Sigurd, and the MV Varagen. These ferries are also used for sailings to the other North Isles: Sanday, Stronsay, Westray and North Ronaldsay.


Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Varagen 8818154 Orkney Ferries
Earl Thorfinn 8902723 Orkney Ferries
Earl Sigurd 8902711 Orkney Ferries


Eday Ferry
Other nearby roads
NCN1 • A960 • A961 • A962 • A963 • A964 • A965 • B9053 • B9054 • B9148 • C1 (Orkney) • C40 (Orkney) • C41 (Orkney) • C42 (Orkney) • EuroVelo 12
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

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