Ferry from Stranraer to Belfast in Northern Ireland

In 2012 Stena Line replaced their Stranraer to Belfast ferry with the brand new Cairnryan to Belfast ferry  which will be served by the biggest ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland, Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII.

Cairnryan is just a 10 minute drive north of Stranraer. 

No ferries to Northern Ireland operate from Stranraer now.

All ferries to Northern Ireland

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Sailing from Cairnryan, near Stranraer to Belfast with Stena Line will take you just over 2 hours on the Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII, these ships are the biggest ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland

Stena BelfastIn 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, near Stranraer 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!

Travel by ferry to Belfast on the Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII and be Northern Ireland in just over 2 hours. Travel from Cairnryan, near Stranraer to Belfast and explore all that this exciting city has to offer.