The Cairnryan to Larne ferry connection is operated by P&O Ferries. The service connects the east of Northern Ireland with the south west of Scotland. It departs up 7 times each day from Cairnryan and depending on your ship, you can be in Ireland within 1 hour.
The ferry route is served by three ships. The European Causeway and The European Highlander carry out the majority of crossing and the journey will take 2 hours on these ships. The final vessel serving this Scotland to Ireland route is The P&O Express fastcraft which only takes an hour to speed you across the sea between Larne and Cairnryan.
If you are planning a self drive holiday to Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland or even if you are just one of the many people who need to commute home or to work, then the Cairnryan to Larne connection really is an excellent and cost effective way of travelling.
- Car and 2 passengers from just £226 return
- Car and 4 passengers from just £330 return
The P&O Cairnryan Larne ferries can take you wherever you need to get to Ireland, when you land in Larne you are just a 30 minute drive from the Northern Ireland capital, Belfast or a 90 minute drive from Derry.
From Belfast you can reach Dublin and Southern Ireland within 2 hours. If you are travelling further on to places like Galway, Limerick or Cork then you will need to factor in about an extra 2 hours driving after reaching Dublin.