2022 Timetables

2022 Timetables

These timetables will be subject to regular review as required.

Whilst passenger ships undergo scheduled maintenance, NorthLink Ferries will operate to a dry dock timetable on routes to Orkney and Shetland between:

  • Saturday 8th January 2022 to Saturday 15th January 2022.
  • Monday 31st January 2022 to Sunday 13th February 2022.
  • Saturday 26th February 2022 to Saturday 12th March 2022.

Timetables for the freight vessels can be found at https://freight.northlinkferries.co.uk/timetables

Aberdeen – Kirkwall – Lerwick (Northbound)
Winter – 1st November to 31st March 2022

Dep AberdeenArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Lerwick
Mon19:00--07:30
Tue19:00--07:30
Wed19:00--07:30
Thu17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri19:00--07:30
Sat17:0023:0023:4507:30
Sun17:0023:0023:4507:30

Aberdeen – Kirkwall – Lerwick (Northbound)
Summer – 1st April to 31st October 2022

Dep AberdeenArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Lerwick
Mon19:00--07:30
Tue17:0023:0023:4507:30
Wed19:00--07:30
Thu17:0023:0023:4507:30
Fri19:00--07:30
Sat17:0023:0023:4507:30
Sun17:0023:0023:4507:30

Lerwick – Kirkwall – Aberdeen (Southbound)
Winter – 1st November to 31st March 2022

Dep LerwickArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Aberdeen
Mon19:00--07:00
Tue19:00--07:00
Wed17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu19:00--07:00
Fri17:3023:0023:4507:00
Sat19:00--07:00
Sun19:00--07:00

Lerwick – Kirkwall – Aberdeen (Southbound)
Summer – 1st April to 31st October 2022

Dep LerwickArr KirkwallDep KirkwallArr Aberdeen
Mon17:3023:0023:4507:00
Tue19:00--07:00
Wed17:3023:0023:4507:00
Thu19:00--07:00
Fri173023:0023:4507:00
Sat19:00--07:00
Sun19:00--07:00

This timetable will be subject to regular review as required.

Passengers travelling should at all times be aware that changes may be introduced at short notice.

Stromness to Scrabster / Scrabster to Stromness 2022

Pentland Firth sailing times 2022

Stromness to Scrabster / Scrabster to Stromness
Off Peak Timetable (dates marked in light blue)

DEPARTURE TIMES

Sailing time: 90 minutes
Stromness to Scrabster06:3016:45
Scrabster to Stromness08:4519:00

Stromness to Scrabster / Scrabster to Stromness
Peak Timetable (dates marked in pink)

DEPARTURE TIMES

Sailing time: 90 minutes
Stromness to Scrabster06:3011:0016:45
Scrabster to Stromness08:4513:1519:00

Stromness to Scrabster / Scrabster to Stromness
Weekend Timetable (dates marked in dark blue)

DEPARTURE TIMES

Sailing time: 90 minutes
Stromness to Scrabster09:0016:45
Scrabster to Stromness12:0019:00

Christmas and New Year period

There will be no sailings on dates marked in grey. Schedules immediately before and following Christmas and New Year are subject to change.