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Rousay Ferry

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Rousay Ferry
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From:  Tingwall (Orkney)
To:  Rousay, Egilsay, Wyre
Current Operator
Orkney Ferries
£8.15 (vehicle up to 5 m)
On road(s)
A966, B9065

The Rousay Ferry operates between Tingwall, on the mainland of Orkney, and Rousay, in the North Isles – with certain sailings also serving Egilsay and/or Wyre. The operating company is Orkney Ferries Limited.


The ferry terminal at Tingwall principally serves Rousay, some of the advertised sailings to Egilsay and Wyre being by pre-booked request only. The terminal is just off the main A966 road, with plenty of room for parking and manoeuvering. This is essential, as the ferry is a single-entry type, with vehicles needing to reverse on.

The crossing time from Tingwall to Rousay is 25 minutes (45 minutes via Egilsay/Wyre), while the round trip from Rousay to Egilsay and Wyre and back takes 50 minutes. These timings allow for six sailings a day from Tingwall (five on Sundays) during the summer months. The ferry can carry between 9 and 12 cars.


Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Eynhallow 8960880 Orkney Ferries 1987-date 10 cars


Rousay Ferry
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NCN1 • A960 • A961 • A962 • A963 • A964 • A965 • A966 • A967 • A986 • B9040 (Orkney) • B9041 • B9042 • B9043 • B9044 • B9045 • B9046 • B9047 • B9048 • B9049 • B9049 (Quoyness) • B9050 • B9051 • B9052 • B9053 • B9054 • B9054 (Finstown - Twatt) • B9055 • B9056 • B9057 • B9058 • B9059 • B9060 • B9061 • B9062 • B9063 • B9064 • B9065 • B9066 • B9067 • B9068 • B9069 • B9070 • B9148
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