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Flying to Shetland

There are two main routes when travelling to Shetland by air through FlyBe, with flights arriving at Sumburgh airport which is approximately a 40 minute drive from Lerwick and is serviced by an airport bus service. There are several local car rental companies listed below, which will maximise your experience when visiting Shetland.


Car Hire


Star rent a car are an experienced and friendly hire car company who are agents for many world-wide companies including Europcar.Website: +44 (01595) 69 2075Fax: +44 (01595) 693964Email: [email protected]

Bolts Car Hire
Based in Lerwick Bolts rent a wide range of vehicles to get a quote:
Telephone: +44 (01595) 69 3636
Fax: +44 (01595) 69 4646
Email: [email protected]

Shetland by sea

An alternative popular routes is travel by Northlink ferry which will allow visitor to bring their own transport. The overnight crossing departs Aberdeen harbour in the early evening, arriving the following morning. A cabin is advisable with some including wi-fi and satellite tv channels, furthermore there is a small gift shop, cinema, cafeteria and bar on board the ship.


Airport Bus

John Leask & son are a long established operator of buses, coaches and private hire. They operate a regular service to many routes including the Airport route from Sumburgh to Lerwick.The Sumburgh to Lerwick timetable can be viewed here. Alternatively they can be contacted using th information below:Telephone: +44 (01595) 69 3162Fax: +44 (01595) 69 3171Email: [email protected]

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Directions from Northlink Lerwick

Please follow this link for google maps
directions from Northlink ferry Terminal to Goodlad Crescent.

Please follow this link for google maps directions from Northlink ferry Terminal to
Chromate lane.

Directions from Sumburgh Airport

If you are hiring a car please follow these directions from Sumburgh airport to Goodlad Crescent.

Please use this link if you are travelling from Sumburgh Airport to
Chromate lane
Bide a Start
Caroline and Derek Bulter are a local couple with years of experience in the property market, which is reflected in the high standard of accommodation they provide.
contact us
Email: ObscureMyEmail
Telephone: (01595) 69 4847
Mobile: 07979986701
Self-Catering Accommodation
We offer self-catering property in the main town of Lerwick in Shetland and will meet and greet you at the property to provide you with keys and a personal tour. A keysafe may be in place when required by Bideastart to use.