Travel Arrangements

Travel to Shetland is limited to two options: ferry or plane, information on both is listed below.

Flying to Shetland is generally more expensive than the Northlink ferries but journey times are much quicker - less than an hour in the air compared with about 12 hours by sea. 


There is frequent flights to Sumburgh, Shetland operated by Loganair from:

  • Aberdeen
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness

To check avalability and prices please click the below link.


Northlink ferries operates seven nights a week in both directions from Aberdeen to Shetland.

For full details and bookings please follow the below link.