How to get to Orkney in just over an hour
This efficient service, operated by Orkney’s own ferry company, Pentland Ferries, is on board MV Alfred or MV Pentalina – our purpose-built car and passenger ferries.
The accommodation includes spacious seating areas, a café, and outdoor seating.
MV Alfred has an indoor dog-friendly sundeck lounge. There is also a lift for access from the car deck to the lounges. The ship carries 98 cars, or 54 cars with 12 articulated vehicles/coaches and 430 passengers.
MV Pentalina has a chair lift which can accommodate a wheelchair up to 225kg and will also have a stair climber, as a standby, for individuals with reduced mobility. The ship carries 237 passengers and 70 cars (or 26 cars and 8 articulated vehicles/coaches).
PLEASE NOTE: MV PENTALINA WILL OPERATE ON THE ROUTE FOR A NINE-MONTH PERIOD FROM 18 APRIL 2023