Ferry from Aberdeen (mainland Scotland) to Lerwick (Shetland)
The ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick connects the mainland of Scotland to Shetland. It is operated by North Link Ferries. The sailing happens on the vessels MV Hrossey and MV Hjaltland. Sailings occur seven times a week, with a crossing time of approximately 13 hours.
Aberdeen to Lerwick
Getting to the Northern Isles has never been easier with nightly sailings to Shetland from Aberdeen every evening on board the MV Hrossey and MV Hjaltland. Every night, one ship travels from Aberdeen to the Lerwick while the other ship sails from Lerwick to Aberdeen. One ship will sail directly whilst the other stops off every night at Hatston in Orkney.
The Aberdeen terminal is conveniently located at Jamieson’s Quay, in the heart of the city. It’s directly over the road from Union Square Shopping Centre, a five-minute walk from the bus and train stations as well as a ten-minute walk from Union Street.