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.

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.

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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:

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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.

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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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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Summer (2022)

8 May 2022 to 25 September 2022

Click the links below to view pdfs of our current Summer timetables.

Outer North Isles From 1 August to 25 September 2022 (2022)

1 August 2022 to 25 September 2022

Click the links below to view pdfs of our current Outer North Isles From 1 August to 25 September 2022 timetables.

Winter Refit (2023)

8 January 2023 to 11 March 2023

Click the links below to view pdfs of our Winter Refit timetables.

Winter / Spring (2022 / 23)

26 September 2022 to 6 May 2023

Click the links below to view pdfs of our Winter / Spring timetables.

Outer North Isles from 8 May to 31 July 2022 (2022)

8 May 2022 to 31 July 2022

Click the links below to view pdfs of our Outer North Isles from 8 May to 31 July 2022 timetables.

Click the links below to view pdfs of our timetables.