Operational News

  • We would like to advise passengers that tomorrow’s M.V. Graemsay cargo service will call at Moaness before Graemsay to facilitate the shipment of livestock

    This service will now sail to the following timetable

    Depart Stromness - 12:00

    Depart Moaness - 12:25

    Depart Graemsay - 13:15


  • We would like to advise customers that roadworks are expected to be carried out from Monday 13th November on the Gorseness Road (Tingwall end) to Woodwick Road for a period of approximately four weeks.

    Traffic lights will be in place and this will inevitably cause some delays to traffic including the No. 6 (Tingwall/Birsay) bus service. Therefore, please allow extra time for your journey.

    For the latest updates, head to our website or social media feeds.

  • Please be aware that payment on board the Westray to Papa Westray Service is cash only.

    Alternatively payment can be made prior to travel by booking online or calling our customer service team.

  • Orkney Ferries offer customers a 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. It’s very easy to use and only requires a name and mobile phone number to create an account.

    To receive updates from please download the Telegram app from your app store, set up your account and then return to this page and select our unique link, which you can access by clicking here - Orkney Ferries Telegram Channel

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