Pentland Ferries Ltd - Ferry to Orkney



The 0745 and 0930 sailings today are now also cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience again.


The 1150 and 1650 sailings from St Margarets Hope and 1330 and 1830 sailings from Gills Bay today are now cancelled due to the adverse weather conditions. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

Lost Phone? - 16/10/2014

On the 1330 crossing on Tuesday the 14th of October a mobile phone was found on board the ferry. It is now in the St. Margaret's Hope office waiting to be claimed. If this belongs to you please contact the office on 01856 831226.

Summer 2015 - Open for Bookings! - 03/09/2014

We are now open for bookings up to the end of August 2015. To make a reservation please click the Book Now button at the top of the page or phone our Booking Line on 0800 688 8998.


A re-release of the book 'Pentland Hero' about Andrew Banks and the set up of Pentland Ferries is now on sale at our offices and onboard the Pentalina. This new release includes a Preface to the Second Edition which recognises the OBE Andrew was awarded in the 2014 New Year's Honours List. Books are now retailing at £9.99 and can be bought in person or ordered through our office on 01856 831226.

Mr Andrew Banks Awarded OBE - 31/12/2013

Mr Andrew Banks has been awarded an OBE in the Queens New Year Honours List for services to transport.

Why choose Pentland Ferries

There are 8 good reasons why you should choose Pentland Ferries over any other ferry service for your journey to or from Orkney.

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