The inter island ferries
are very busy in summer. If travelling by car it is advisable to
book by phoning the Ferry Office Tel: 01957 722259.
From Sumburgh Airport
Take the A970 north to Lerwick, then follow signs for the North Isles. At Voe, turn right onto the A968 to Toft. This journey which takes approx. 2 hours (49 miles / 79 km).
first ferry crossing is from Toft to Ulsta.
Take the ferry to Ulsta in Yell. The ferry crossing to Yell takes approx. 20 minutes.
Follow the main road from Ulsta to Gutcher ferry terminal which takes approx. 25/30 minutes (18 miles / 29 km).
second ferry crossing is from Gutcher to
ferry crossing to
On leaving the ferry at
is the second house on the right-hand side of the road and the house
name is displayed.
Lerwick, Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal
On leaving the ferry terminal, turn right onto the A968 north to Toft. Follow directions as above. This journey takes approx. 1 hour (28.1 miles/45.2km)