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.

Outer North Isles Sailings

22/7/2015 10:30

Please be advised that due to technical problems there could be delays/cancellations on routes being served by M.V. Varagen until further notice.

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Vacancy

22/7/2015 09:30

We currently have a vacancy for a 2nd Engineer on our Outer North Isles Services. Please see our Vacancies section for further information.

Shapinsay Sailings - Tuesday 4 August 2015.

9/7/2015 12:30

Due to cancellation of the Shapinsay Show, previously issued sailing times in connection with this event are cancelled.

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Change to Outer North Isles Sailings - Friday 31 July & Saturday 1 August 2015 - Sanday Show

1/5/2015 20:00

Due to the Sanday Show on Friday 31 July 2015 sailings to the Outer North Isles on Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August have been changed. Please click on link below for sailing times.

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Changes to Sailings - Saturday 08 August 2015 - County Show in Kirkwall

30/4/2015 09:00

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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"