There are 5 ways to get from London to Lerwick by plane, train, ferry, night train, bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from London City  •  7 h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Lerwick (LSI) LCY - LSI

$174 - $495

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
  2. Take the ferry from Aberdeen Ferry Terminal to Lerwick Shetland Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal Nl2

$107 - $173

3 alternative options

Fly from London Heathrow  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lerwick (LSI) LHR - LSI

$157 - $547

Night train, bus, car ferry  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kirkwall, Travel Centre Jg2
  3. Take the car ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick

$150 - $195

Bus, car ferry  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kirkwall, Travel Centre Jg2
  3. Take the car ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick

$124 - $149

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lerwick is to bus and car ferry which costs £95 - £120 and takes 28 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lerwick is to fly which costs £130 - £380 and takes 7 h.

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The distance between London and Lerwick is 602 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h to get from London to Lerwick, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London, England and Lerwick, Scotland?

British Airways, Loganair and two other airlines fly from London to Lerwick every 3 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Lerwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Aberdeen, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Dublin, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London City to Lerwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Lerwick via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Train operators
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk
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
Car ferry from Kirkwall to Lerwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$24 - $29
Peak
$34 - $40

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