Ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast in Northern Ireland


All ferry operators have taken several precautionary safety measures to ensure a safe and comfortable journey for all, the latest of which is to recommend the wearing of face coverings where social distancing is difficult to practise. Some ferry companies still have restrictions on which travel routes are operational at this time. Information is changing daily, so please check back again if your preferred route is not operational.

Sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland on the biggest ferries ever to sail into Belfast with a crossing time from only 2 hours 15 minutes and a choice of up to six daily crossings so you can travel when it suits you.

Fares start from £99 for a single car and driver.

  • Standard prices: Car plus 4 passengers from £189
  • Foot passengers from just £26 one way
Cairnryan  to Belfast

The ferry connection will be serviced by the biggest ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland, Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII.

Cairnryan to Belfast

Sailing from Belfast to Cairnryan with Stena Line will take you just over 2 hours, during that time you can experience superior levels of comfort and enjoyment on-board the brand new Superfast ferry.

In recent years Belfast has emerged from decades of conflict to be a top tourist destination. With its relatively small size and amazing picturesque location nestled between mountains, Belfast offers it’s visitors a special holiday. Stunning coastline, a fascinating history and a vibrant atmosphere make Belfast a very popular tourist destination.

Whether your planing just a weekend trip or Belfast is the starting point for a longer self drive holiday, the Stena Line Cairnryan to Belfast crossing offers you wonderful relaxed hassle free crossing. Their bright spacious ships make it easy for you to travel in comfort, with all the onboard facilities at hand to make your journey as relaxing and fun as possible!

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The Cairnryan to Belfast routewas launched in 2012 and is operated by Stena Line. The route replaces Stena’s old Stranraer to Belfast ferries and connects Scotland and Northern Ireland with six daily sailings with a crossing time of only 2 hours 15 minutes.

A little sample of what the new Stena Line Superfast ships have to offer…

FREE WiFi – The drawbacks of the Internet and modern technology is that we all become a little too dependant on them, when we fly we are cut of from our connection to the web, with wifi on board Stena’s Irish sea crossings, you will have the web at your fingertips for free!

Nordic Spa – You can revive, relax and rejuvenate in our Nordic Spa – the only ships on the Irish Sea where you can take a Jacuzzi or chill out in our sauna – just don’t forget your swim suit!

The POD Lounge – Sample the ultimate multi-sensory experience in our new concept POD Lounge – an interactive zone with all the latest in technology from iPads to Xboxes, sound pods to surf stations.