Kirkwall Ferry Port

Kirkwall ferry port is located on the outskirts of Kirkwall - historic capital and the largest town on the Orkney Islands. There are regular sailings each week to Lerwick on the Shetland Isles and Abderdeen on the Scottish mainland.

You can reach Kirkwall ferry port on the following routes:

Directions To and From Kirkwall Ferry Port

Address: Hatston Quay, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1RQ

Getting to Kirkwall Ferry Port

By Car

Kirkwall is 16 miles from Stromness, 7 miles from Finstown and 15 miles from St. Margaret’s Hope. Hatston ferry terminal is located 2-3 miles from the centre of Kirkwall and is well signposted.

By Bus

The bus Station is located near the centre of Kirkwall. Stagecoach operate services throughout Orkney. NorthLink Ferries operate a bus service to connect with ferries to/from Hatston.

Kirkwall Ferry Port Facilities

Café/ Bar

There are hot and cold drinks vending machines.

Disabled Facilities

There is disabled access, toilets and a lift. There are wheelchairs available to borrow free of charge (from the ship only).These are only available for use between the Terminal Building and the Ferry.

Terminal Opening Hours

Open 21.00 - 23.45 7 days a week (Please note that Monday and Tuesday opening is only from 1st April - 31st October.)

Tourist Information

There is a ticket sales and enquiries desk.

Parking at Kirkwall Ferry Port

There is a long stay car park provided by Orkney Islands Council located 200 metres from the terminal building.

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