Welcome to Orkney Ferries

Our 9 dedicated Inter-Island ferries operate between Orkney's mainland and thirteen beautiful island destinations. It is recommended that 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.

Disruption on Kirkwall/Westray/ Kirkwall sailing on Sunday 23.01.2022

22/1/2022 13:00

Due to the adverse weather forecast on Sunday 23rd January 2022, scheduled 16:20 Kirkwall/ Westray/Kirkwall is would now depart at 13:30 with the following times below:

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North Ronaldsay Sailing - Saturday 22nd January

21/1/2022 15:50

The North Ronaldsay sailing will depart Kirkwall at 12 noon tomorrow Saturday 22nd January.

Refit Timetable Reminder

10/1/2022 13:55

A quick reminder to all Outer North Isles passengers - We are now on our refit timetable.

Fares structure review:-

20/12/2021 16:58

Following a review of Orkney Ferries fares structure, the 38% discount introduced in June will be extended to all vehicles up to and including 5.5m in length, from 1 January 2022. Also as a result of the review, discount booklets for vehicles over 5.5m in length will be reintroduced (offering a 25% discount for booklets of ten tickets, and a 30% discount for booklets of twenty tickets)

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FACE COVERINGS: Covid Guidelines for Vessels

23/6/2021 10:20

When embarking/disembarking a vessel, passengers are requested to wear masks for the protection of crew members who are providing lifeline services.

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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"