How do you get to Shetland from mainland?

How do you get to Shetland from mainland?

Getting to the Shetland Islands requires taking a ferry from mainland Scotland. Ferries are very comfortable and well-run, with a smooth overnight passage from Aberdeen to Lerwick. We took that route up to Shetland, and a different route — to the Orkney Islands — on the way back.

Can I fly to the Shetland Islands from Manchester?

There are no airlines that fly directly from Manchester to Sumburgh Shetland.

How do you get to the Shetland Islands?

Ferries to Shetland Take the overnight ferry to Lerwick from Aberdeen or Kirkwall. The ferry is the most leisurely way to get to Shetland and the anticipation of going to sleep in one place and waking up in another is all part of the adventure.

How do I get to Shetland Islands from UK?

Getting There Shetland is a 2 1/2-hour flight from London. By air or sea, Aberdeen is the major departure point from Scotland. British Airways (tel. 800/247-9297 in the U.S., or 0844/493-0787; flies from Aberdeen four times per day Monday to Friday, with reduced service on Saturday and Sunday.

Where does Directflight fly to in the Shetland Islands?

Operated on behalf of the Shetland Islands Council and based at Tingwall airport near Lerwick, conducting flights utilising 2 Britten Norman Islander Aircraft to the islands of Fair Isle, Foula, Outer Skerries and Papa Stour. The contract was re-awarded to Directflight in 2009 and again in 2013.

How long is the flight from the UK to Shetland?

Be in Shetland in just a few short hours when you fly from the UK mainland or Norway. Flying is the quickest way to get to Shetland and the view as you approach Sumburgh Airport – dramatic cliffs, rolling seas and tumbling hills – are an awe-inspiring introduction to the islands.

When is the cheapest time to fly to Sumburgh Shetland?

LoganAir, British Airways, KLM all fly direct to Sumburgh Shetland. When is the cheapest time to fly to Sumburgh Shetland? The cheapest month to fly to Sumburgh Shetland is October. How can I find the best flight deal to Sumburgh Shetland?

Are there any flights from Bergen to Shetland?

There are several flights per day, to and from the major Scottish airports, and regular summer flights from Bergen. Flights operated by the Scottish airline, Loganair. Hold baggage and on-board refreshments are included in your ticket price.