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Scrabster Ferry
Location Map
Orkney ferry arriving at Scrabster - Geograph - 419283.jpg
The ferry in 2003
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From  : Scrabster, Thurso
To  : Strmoness (Orkney)
Current Operator
Northlink Ferries
Toll
from £57.40 (Car+driver, 2009)
On road(s)
A9, A965
Crossings related to the A9
A9 Dulnain Bridge • A9 Garry Bridge • A9 Spey Bridge • A9 Tay Bridge • A9 Tummel Bridge • Almond Bridge • Alvie Bridge • Bonar Bridge • Bridge of Allan • Bridge of Tilt • Brora Bridge • Carrbridge • Conon Bridge • Coronation Bridge (Pitlochry) • Cromarty Bridge • Dalnaspidal Bridge • Dalreoch Bridge • Daviot Bridge • Dornoch Firth Bridge • Dunbeath Bridge • Dunkeld Bridge • Edendon Bridge • Findhorn Bridge • Golspie Bridge • Helmsdale Bridge • Kessock Bridge • Pass of Killiecrankie • Slochd bridge • Stirling Bridges • The Mound • Tomatin Viaduct
Crossings related to the A965
Aberdeen - Lerwick Ferry • Hoy and Graemsay Ferry
Crossings related to the NCN1
Black Bridge (Lairg) • Cramond Bridge • Forth Road Bridge • Humber Bridge • Tay Road Bridge • Union Bridge

Contents

History

P&O Scottish Ferries operated ferry services between Stromness and Scrabster from 1971 until 2002. P&O Scottish Ferries was itself formed from the North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Company, which P&O took over in 1971.

In 2002, the contract for the Orkney and Shetland ferries was won by Northlink Ferries, initially a joint venture between Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) and RBS, now a wholly owned subsidiary of David MacBrayne Ltd (CalMac), and ultimately owned by the Scottish Government.

In 2012, NorthLink Ferries Ltd lost the contract for the Northern Isles services. The contract was awarded to Serco Group, who have continued with the existing NorthLink Ferries branding.

Crossing

The crossing takes approximately 90 minutes, and is made two or three times a day each way.

Routes

Scrabster Side

Route To Notes

A9

Thurso, Inverness, Tongue (A836)

Strmoness Side

Route To Notes

A965

Kirkwall

Links



Scrabster Ferry
Related Pictures
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A9 A99 Sign - Coppermine - 23080.jpgA9-pennyland.jpgOrkney ferry arriving at Scrabster - Geograph - 419283.jpgThurso-1959.jpg
Other nearby roads
OrkneyA960 • 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 • C1 (Orkney) • C10 (Orkney) • C11 (Orkney) • C12 (Orkney) • C13 (Orkney) • C14 (Orkney) • C15 (Orkney) • C17 (Orkney) • C18 (Orkney) • C19 (Orkney) • C2 (Orkney) • C20 (Orkney) • C21 (Orkney) • C22 (Orkney) • C23 (Orkney) • C24 (Orkney) • C26 (Orkney) • C27 (Orkney) • C28 (Orkney) • C29 (Orkney) • C3 (Orkney) • C30 (Orkney) • C31 (Orkney) • C32 (Orkney) • C33 (Orkney) • C34 (Orkney) • C36 (Orkney) • C37 (Orkney) • C38 (Orkney) • C39 (Orkney) • C4 (Orkney) • C40 (Orkney) • C41 (Orkney) • C42 (Orkney) • C43 (Orkney) • C5 (Orkney) • C6 (Orkney) • C7 (Orkney) • C8 (Orkney) • C9 (Orkney) • NCN1
ThursoA8001 • A836 • A840 • A88 (Inverness - Scrabster) • A882 • A882 (John o Groats) • A9 • A9/Caithness • B870 • B870 (Laxford Bridge - Thurso) • B873 (Latheron - Thurso) • B874 • B876 • B876 (Thurso - John o Groats) • B877 • C1001 (Highland) • C1025 (Highland) • C1077 (Highland) • C1081 (Highland) • EuroVelo 12 • NC500 • NCN1 • North and West Highlands Route • T1 (Britain)
StromnessA965 • A967 • C11 (Orkney) • C43 (Orkney)
Crossings to and within the Orkney Isles
Ferries to the Orkney IslesScrabster Ferry • Pentland Ferry • Aberdeen 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
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