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Skerries Ferry

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Out Skerries Ferry
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The MV Filla leaving Bruray
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From:  Vidlin
To:  Bruray
Distance:  23.5 km (14.6 miles)

The Out Skerries Ferry (known as the Skerries Ferry) provides a link to the group of Shetland Islands known as Out Skerries from Shetland's Mainland. The ferry lands on the island of Bruray, from which there is a road link to the island of Housay (the Skerries Bridge). Nearby Grunay (which is now uninhabited) is not connected by a fixed link or scheduled crossing.

The ferry typically sails from Vidlin (with a crossing time of 90 minutes), but there are weekly direct services from Lerwick (which take 2h30). As the ferry overnights at Symbister, there are some sailings available from and to the isle of Whalsay (75 minutes).


Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Filla 9269192 Shetland Islands Council 2003-date 25 cars; 123 passengers
Filla 8302090 Shetland Islands Council ?-2003 1 car; 5 passengers. Renamed Snolda and transferred to the Papa Stour route

Skerries Ferry
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