There are 3 ways to get from Fraserburgh to Shetland Islands by bus, ferry, plane or train

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Bus, ferry  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Fraserburgh, Bus Station to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride) 68 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$56 - $86

2 alternative options

Bus to Aberdeen, fly, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Fraserburgh, Bus Station to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride)
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Lerwick (LSI) ABZ - LSI
  3. Take the bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End

$113 - $218

Bus, line 67 bus, train to Edinburgh, fly  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Fraserburgh, Bus Station to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride)
  2. Take the line 67 bus from Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride) to Union Square Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  4. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Lerwick (LSI) EDI - LSI
  5. Take the bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End

$176 - $458

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fraserburgh and Shetland Islands is 185 miles.

The best way to get from Fraserburgh to Shetland Islands without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 17 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to get from Fraserburgh to Shetland Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Lerwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Loganair offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Lerwick Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Shetland Islands. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fraserburgh to Shetland Islands.
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  • Distance: 185.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 5 min

What companies run services between Fraserburgh, Scotland and Shetland Islands, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Fraserburgh to Shetland Islands. However, you can take the bus to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride), take the line 67 bus to Union Square Bus Station, take the walk to Aberdeen Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Lerwick, Shetland Hotel, then take the bus to Vidlin Junction, Road End. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride), take the bus to Aberdeen Airport, Montrose Road, take the walk to Aberdeen airport, fly to Lerwick, take the walk to Sumburgh Airport, Terminal, take the bus to Lerwick, Ferry Terminal, then take the bus to Shetland Islands.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Aberdeen to Lerwick via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fraserburgh, Bus Station to Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ellon, Park & Ride (Ellon Park & Ride) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
John Leask + Son
Phone
+44 (0) 1595 693 162
Email
info@leaskstravel.co.uk
Website
leaskstravel.co.uk
Bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
leaskstravel.co.uk
Robert Jamieson + Partne
Bus from Lerwick, Ferry Terminal to Vidlin Junction, Road End
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$30 - $40
Peak
$50 - $60

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