Welcome to Orkney Ferries

Our 9 dedicated Inter-Island ferries operate between Orkney's mainland and thirteen beautiful island destinations. If travelling by car, we advise you make vehicle reservations. You can view our up-to-date Online Timetables or Published Timetables. Foot passengers can travel on all ferries and can puchase tickets onboard. Keep track of our ferries' speed and direction.

North Ronalsday Sailing - Friday 30th June 2017

29/6/2017 13:20

The sailing will depart Kirkwall for North Ronaldsay at 0900 on Friday morning.Passengers travelling from North Ronaldsay to Kirkwall should be available for boarding as soon as the vessel arrives.

Sunday 2nd July 2017 - Extra sailing from Westray to Kirkwall & return

28/6/2017 11:55

There will be an extra sailing from Westray to Kirkwall and return the times are as follows -

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Change to South Isles Sailings - Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July 2017

27/4/2017 14:00

Due to the Longhope Regatta on Saturday 1 July 2017 sailings to Hoy (Lyness) and Flotta on Satursday 1 July and Sunday 2 July 2017 have been changed. Please click on link below for sailing times.

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Change to Outer North Isles Sailings - Saturday 1 July 2017 - Inter-Island Sports

27/4/2017 09:00

Due to the Inter-Island Sports being held in Sanday on Saturday 1 July 2017 sailings to the Outer North Isles have been changed. Please click on link below for sailing times.

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Kirkwall Pier - Flood Defence Works

3/5/2017 11:15

Due to flood defence work around the pierhead area and Orkney Ferries Offices please note:

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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"