Travel between Mainland Scotland and Orkney and Shetland is now permitted. All passengers are required to wear face masks or coverings in the terminal and onboard. The only exception is whilst eating and drinking, or if you are exempt.
If you have any enquiries or want to keep up to date with all the latest travel information, please visit NorthLink Ferries Coronavirus help page.
CalMac Ferries have now published their summer timetables for 2022. Visit the CalMac website for all the latest travel information. Travel to the islands is now permitted, but it is advised passengers take two rapid lateral flow tests before they travel.
CalMac are operating guidelines and safety measures which are all designed to keep customers and crew safe. If you're considering travel, we advise you to plan ahead carefully. Please maintain physical distancing where possible and wearing a face covering when travelling by ferry will remain mandatory.
Many of the greatest adventures start with a ferry ride - where will yours take you? Scotland's various ferry services are a vital life line for island residents, and a great way to explore the unique beauty of these remote areas - all with fantastic views to soak in along the way. There is plenty to do on the islands, as well as there being many routes and itineraries you can follow to make the most of your journey; explore the Orkney Isles, follow the Ultimate Island Itinerary, or uncover the west coast.