Larne ferry port in Northern Ireland connects you with Cairnryan in Scotland with a choice of up to 49 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Larne to Cairnryan crossing is from 2 hours and the crossing is operated by P&O Irish Sea.
Situated on the north east coast of Northern Ireland, Larne is a coastal and industrial market town, with a population of just over 18,000 people. The only ferry route from Larne is the daily crossing to Cairnryan, which lasts around two hours.
Larne is a hotbed of natural beauty; the coastal road and Gleno Waterfall are arguably the two most popular tourist destinations belonging to the town, with views so striking that visitors often return to them a second time. Carnfun Country park also lies relatively near Larne, a popular area with caravanners due to its camping facilities and welcoming atmosphere. Carnfun isn’t the only park in the vicinity, there are several dotted around the region, perfect for a stroll in the afternoon sun.
For something a bit off the beaten track, Northern Ireland’s maze provides excellent value for money, alongside the mini-golf course, it is the perfect setting for a family day out. Those who are more interested in the history and culture of the region will either head to the famous lighthouse near the pier, or to Olderfleet castle, laying south of the harbour.
Ferries operating from Larne offer the chance for both foot passengers and passengers travelling by car to enter. For passengers hoping for a return day trip, there is a car park situated at the harbour, charging 60p per hour or £6 for the whole day. Pets are allowed only with passengers travelling by cars, and the animals have to remain in the vehicles for the entirety of the crossing.
Larne Harbour, Larne, County Antrim, BT40 1AW
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