Welcome to Orkney Ferries

Our 9 dedicated Inter-Island ferries operate between Orkney's mainland and thirteen beautiful island destinations. It is recommended that vehicles be booked before travel, or we cannot guarantee you will be able to get on. Payment prior to travel is preferred. To make bookings please call the booking office detailed at the bottom of each timetable. You can view our Published Timetables. Keep track of our ferries' speed and direction.

Changes to sailings Sunday 5th June 2022 Houton/Lyness/Longhope Route

10/5/2022 15:52

To allow passengers to attend a Queen’s Jubilee Event organised by the Longhope Lifeboat Trust at Longhope on 5 June the following changes to sailings have been agreed.

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Tingwall Terminal Car Park

20/4/2022 15:45

Passengers are advised that there are very limited parking facilities at Tingwall Terminal. If you are travelling of the ferry as a foot passenger and not taking a vehicle we would like to encourage passengers to use public transport to get to and from the Tingwall Terminal.

North Isles Sports - Saturday 18 June 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Longhope Regatta 9th & 10th July 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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County Show - Saturday 13 August 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Stronsay Massive Weekend - Saturday 20 & 21 August 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Westray Regatta - Saturday 30 July 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Sanday Show - Friday 05 & Saturday 06 August 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Shapinsay Show - Tuesday 9 August 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Stromness Shopping Week - Saturday 23 July 2022

18/5/2022 12:20

Sailings in connection with the above event are availble on the link below.

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Vehicle Bookings

12/5/2022 15:50

Passengers are advised when travelling with a vehicle to book in advance.

Telegram Messaging Service

8/3/2022 09:55

A new way to receive sailing updates from Orkney Ferries

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Westray

Westray

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"What's the finest bird in any flock? Have you heard of a Westray Aak?"

Papa Westray

Papa Westray

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"Though you look for a month of Sundays. You'll find naught like Papa Westray dundies."

North Ronaldsay

North Ronaldsay

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"All stand to the side and reveal. From far North Ronaldsay a seal."

Eday

Eday

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"At catching fish I am so speedy. A big black scarfie from Eday."

Rousay

Rousay

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"You can say what you like, I don't care. For I'm a beautiful Rousay mare."

Egilsay

Egilsay

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"When Feeling low or down in the dumps. Just bake some Egilsay burstin lumps."

Wyre

Wyre

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"I can always set the world on fire. Because I'm the greatest, a whelk from Wyre."

Shapinsay

Shapinsay

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"Do not listen to that crusty creep. But hark to the voice of the Shapinsay sheep."

Graemsay

Graemsay

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"There's not quite such a wondrous thing as a beautiful young Graemsay gosling."

Flotta

Flotta

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"If you want something with real good looks. You can't go wrong with Flotta fleuks."

Stronsay

Stronsay

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"If you want something to stick all day. Get yourself a limpet from fair Stronsay."

Sanday

Sanday

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"I like my porridge fine and dandy. For I'm a gruellie belkie from Sanday."

Hoy

Hoy

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"To take the head off all their big talk Just pay attension to the wise HOY hawk"