Ferries from Cairnryan To Northern Ireland

Ferries from Cairnryan To Northern Ireland

Cairnryan is now the main ferry port for travel between Scotland and Northern Ireland after Stena Line moved their Stranraer ferry to Cairnryan in 2012. There are up to thirteen sailings each day from Cairnryan to either Belfast or Larne in Northern Ireland.

All Ferries from Cairnryan

Car & 4 passengers from £189
6 sailings per day       Sailing time: 2hr 15m       Foot passengers from £26
Car & 4 passengers from £175
6 sailings per day       Sailing time: 2 hours       Foot passengers from £27
The Cairnryan to Larne fast ferry only sails during the peak summer season from April to September.

Prices are generally similar on both these routes, so your final destination may be your deciding factor. The Stena Line ships are the biggest and newest ships operating on the Irish sea, so this may sway you towards the Cairnryan to Belfast ferry. However the P&O ferries Cairnryan to Larne ferry is a shorter crossing and the quickest crossing is the fast ferry that sails in the summer (April to September) months.

Where ever your final destination is in Ireland, all the ferries offer you a great service with easy access to motorway network.

Cairnryan Ferry to IrelandThe village of Cairnryan is quite small with only a shop and a couple of bed & breakfasts. The Loch Ryan Port, from which Stena Line sails to Belfast is a couple of minutes north of Cairnryan and the P&O ferry terminal is a minute south. However the two ports are only a short distance from the town of Stranraer (approximately a 10 minute drive south). Stranraer offers a number of hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfasts plus plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants and petrol stations.

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