Kirkwall to Aberdeen Ferry
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The Kirkwall to Aberdeen route connects Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands to Aberdeen in northeast Scotland. The ferry route is operated by Northlink Ferries. There are up to 4 crossings per week and the crossing time is approximately 6 hours. The distance from Kirkwall to Aberdeen is about 174 miles (about 280 km). This route accepts foot passengers and all vehicle types. Pets can also be booked on this route.
Getting the best price for your Kirkwall to Aberdeen ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Kirkwall to Aberdeen. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Kirkwall to Aberdeen route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Kirkwall to Aberdeen ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Kirkwall to Aberdeen is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Kirkwall Ferry Port is located is in the Orkney Islands of which the city of Kirkwall is the capital. To learn more about the historical city visit its two museums, the Tankerness House Museum, which contains items of local historical interest, and the Wireless Museum which deals with the history of radio and recorded sound.
Another main event held each year at Christmas and New years is the Ba Game an example of traditional football games between the Uppies and the Doonies.
The port in Aberdeen welcomes over 3 million travellers a year, connecting the UK with the Shetland Islands, Norway and Denmark. It is an important travel hub between the UK and Scandinavia, with many ferry services.
Aberdeen itself is Scotland's third largest city, around 120 miles northeast of Edinburgh on the banks of the rivers Dee and Don. Aberdeen also hosts the world renowned Aberdeen International Youth Festival, one of Scotland's major international cultural events, which each year attracts the most talented young performers from across the globe.
Book your ferry to Shetland from Scotland's biggest ferry port simply and securely with AFerry.