Travel on the biggest ferries ever to sail between Northern Ireland and Scotland. Sail from Belfast to Cairnryan on the Stena Superfast VII & Stena Superfast VIII in a crossing time from only 2 hours 15 minutes with a choice of up to six daily crossings.
Belfast to Cairnryan
Car & 4 passengers from £199
6 sailings per day Sailing time: 2hr 15m
The Stena Superfast ships are the largest, most luxurious ferries sailing to Scotland, possibly providing you the best ferry experience on the Irish Sea! The crossing will take around 2 hours 15 minutes and there are up to six sailings each day departing from Belfast for Scotland.
Onboard the Belfast to Cairnryan route there is lots to enjoy such as the Pure Nordic Spa, the POD Lounge, The Living Room and Taste restaurant. And of course, there’s still free Wi-Fi, free movies, Curious George and the exclusive Stena Plus Lounge. Don’t forget that there are no baggage charges, so if you can fit it in the car, then you are good to go.
With dramatic landscapes and a friendly welcome, a visit to Scotland is an unforgettable experience! Take your car to Scotland and from the moment you arrive in Cairnryan, you’ll discover and enjoy traveling through the breath-taking land of Scotland.
Planning on visiting friends or family? Fancy a shopping trip to let your hair down or perhaps it’s a trip over to see your favourite team? Whatever the occasion the Belfast to Cairnryan ferry is the ideal way to travel with friends or family over to Scotland.
Alternative Sailings to Cairnryan
Car & 4 passengers from £188
6 sailings per day Sailing time: 2 hours
Alternative Sailings from Belfast
Car & 4 passengers from £203
2 sailings per day Sailing time: 8 hours
Cairnryan to Belfast By Ferry
- Operated by Stena Line
- Served By The Ships: Superfast VII, Superfast VIII
- Sailing Time: 2hr 15m | Up To 6 Sailings Per Day
- Foot passengers from just £26 one way
- Cabins Available
- WiFi Available
- Food Court
- Shopping Onboard
- Disabled Cabins Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Lifts Available
Traveling With Children
- Child Friendly Cabins Available
- Childrens Entertainment
Getting To Port (Cairnryan )
By Train: Stranraer is the closest train station to Cairnryan Ferry Terminal, approximately four miles away. There are taxis available outside the station.
By Bus: There is also a local bus service, the 350 from Stanraer, which runs Monday-Saturday.
Walking: This journey is too far to walk.
Getting To Port (Belfast)
By Train: Great Victoria Street train station is the nearest train station to Belfast ferry Terminals. It is an 11 minute drive (4.8 mi) via M2.
By Bus: Translink operate Metro service (96) from Upper Queen Street, near Belfast City Hall, to the terminal daily for the 07:30, 11:30, 15:30 & 19:30 departures. The return service from the terminal drops you off at Donegall Place in Belfast City Centre.
Walking: To walk from Great Victoria Street train station to Belfast ferry port would take approximately 1 hour 26 minutes (4.3 mi) via W Bank Road.