Duration 13h 30m
Distance 212 miles
Average price £45
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average ferry between Aberdeen and Lerwick takes 13h 30m and the fastest ferry takes 12h 30m. There is at least one ferry per day from Aberdeen to Lerwick. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Car ferry

  1. Aberdeen
  2. Lerwick
14h 30m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£26 - £55

Aberdeen to Lerwick ferry times

Ferries run once daily between Aberdeen and Lerwick. The service departs Aberdeen at 17:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Lerwick at 07:30. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 13h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Lerwick. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Lerwick is 212 miles.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Lerwick. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Lerwick?

NorthLink Ferries operates a car ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick once daily. Tickets cost £26 - £55 and the journey takes 14h 30m.
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £55
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £55
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£26 - £35
Peak
£40 - £55

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