Orkney Ferries News

Operational News

Hoy Head Service

13/7/2022 12:15

We are currently experiencing high volumes of passengers travelling on the Hoy Head Service to visit the newly opened museum.

We advise passengers wanting to travel on the service to pre-book their ferry travel to avoid disappointment.

Westray Pierowall - Papa Westray Service

12/7/2022 15:45

From Monday 18th July and for the remainder of the summer timetable, the Monday 11:35 from Pierowall and the 12:05 sailing from Papa Westray have been rescheduled as follows:

Depart Pierowall 12:35

Arrive Papa Westray 13:00

Depart Papa Westray 13:05

Arrive Pierowall 13:30

The sailings have been amended to ensure customers travelling from Kirkwall to Westray connect with onward travel.

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.

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.

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

Orkney Ferries are now offering customers a new way to receive disruption and cancellation messages to a smart phone or computer via Telegram.

Telegram is a free and simple messaging app with a focus on speed and security.

You can use Telegram on smartphones, tablets, and even computers. Its very easy to use and only requires a name and mobile phone number to create an account.

To receive updates from Orkney Ferries Telegram Channel please download the Telegram app from your app store, set up your account and then return to this page and select our unique link.

Once on the channel you will be messaged with any updates on disruptions or cancellations in real time.


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