Aberdeen Ferry Port
At Ferryonline you can book Ferries to Aberdeen from the Orkney and Shetland islands.
Aberdeen lies 120 miles north east of Edinburgh, on the banks of the rivers Dee and Don on the north east coast of Scotland. It is based around a working harbour that handles around 4 million tonnes of cargo a year for a wide range of industries. Aberdeen port is the principal commercial port for the North East of Scotland and a regular port of call for cruise ships.
Aberdeen is Scotland's 3rd largest city renowned for most of its buildings being built in granite, it is therefore no surprise that it is home to the 2nd largest granite building in the world. Aberdeen city has a rich and inspiring history combining its granite architechture with a vibrant modern arts scene. There are plenty of accommodation options, eateries and fascinating attractions.
Aberdeen Ferry Services
The port's ferry terminal amenities aren't extensive but include a ticket office, coffee shop and convenience store. Within the terminal there are also toilets suitable for disabled access and payphones.
Aberdeen port has an efficient transport infrastructure. Rail, air and road connections are excellent.
Northlink Ferries operate from Aberdeen Port and offer sailings from Aberdeen To Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands and Aberdeen to Lerwick in the Shetland Islands.
Crossings operate 4 times a week to Kirwall taking 6 hours and ferry services to Lerwick operate daily taking 12 hours 30 minutes.
Both these services provide passenger and cargo transport. Operating vessels are designed to offer maximum safety and comfort. A fine selection of foods is available in the la carte and self-service restaurants. Each of the vessels features a vast lounge, children's play area, high standard en-suite cabins and a comfortable cafe. A modern cinema showing the latest movies is available on the ferries sailing long distance routes.