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You can use AferryFreight to book Northlink Ferries freight crossings to Stromness, Kirkwall, Lerwick, Scrabster and Aberdeen. You can also check freight facts, sailing information and ferry times for Northlink Ferries below.

Overview

Routes:
8
Shortest Crossing:
Scrabster - Stromness
1 hr 30 min
Most Popular Route:

Northlink Ferries Routes

Special Offers

Vans - Do I need to travel as freight?

With Northlink, all private use vans exceeding 3.5 tons must be booked as freight. If the vehicle is being used for commercial purposes you must book as freight, regardless of the van type. If your van is under 3.5 tons and you are not travelling for commercial purposes, please visit our passenger website's Northlink Ferries page.

Drivers included in price
Price includes 1 driver
Cabin included
Price includes a berth in a shared cabin
Meals included
No, payable on board with purchase of meal vouchers
Hazardous cargo
Hazardous cargo can be carried, please contact us for more information, quoting the UN number, Class and Packaging Group.
Unaccompanied freight
Accepted
Fuel surcharges
Do not currently apply
Extra surcharges
Vehicles over 2.6m wide have a 50% surcharge
Other
Abnormal Loads must be referred. Vehicles between 6 and 9m must have a minimum of 2 lashing points each side. Vehicles over 9m must have a minimum of 4 lashing points each side.

About Northlink Ferries

NorthLink Ferries operates lifeline ferry services to the Northern Isles (Orkney & Shetland). NorthLink Ferries is operated by Serco Ltd, working on behalf of the Scottish Government, local authorities and the UK Government.

NorthLink Ferries sails daily from Aberdeen to Lerwick with frequent calls at Kirkwall and from Scrabster on the north coast of Scotland to Stromness in Orkney.The freight service is fully integrated with the passenger service, the fleet comprising three passenger vessels and two dedicated freight vessels. The freight vessels can deal with heavy and outsized traffic, livestock and hazardous cargoes.


All private use vans exceeding 3.5 tons must be booked as freight. If the vehicle is being used for commercial purposes you must book as freight, regardless of the van type.

If your van is under 3.5 tons and you are not travelling for commercial purposes, please visit our passenger website's Northlink Ferries page.

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On board Northlink Ferries

On board services includes comfortable lounges, restaurants, bars, sun decks and shops. A berth in a cabin is also included. Private cabins are available to book, please contact us for further details.


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