Ferries to Northern Ireland
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Ferries to Northern Ireland

P&O Irish Sea, Steam Packet & Stena Line provide the ferries to Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Ferry Times

Ferries to Northern Ireland sail around 24 times a day and up to 178 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Northern Ireland Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 2 ports in Northern Ireland. Belfast ferry port is the most popular with 51 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Cairnryan to Larne

Cairnryan Larne ferries sail approximately 7 times a day and up to 49 times a week, with a crossing time of 2 hours .

Ferries from Cairnryan to Belfast

The ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast sails in approximately 2 hours 15 minutes with 5 daily sailings and up to 35 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Northern Ireland?

There is a car ferry to Northern Ireland. P&O Irish Sea, Steam Packet & Stena Line offer car ferries to Northern Ireland. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Northern Ireland Ferry Prices and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Northern Ireland can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Northern Ireland

Booking ferries to Northern Ireland is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Northern Ireland?

Ferries to Northern Ireland:
  • Cairnryan
  • Douglas
  • Liverpool Birkenhead

What is the fastest ferry to Northern Ireland?

The Cairnryan to Larne ferry is the fastest ferry route to Northern Ireland with a ferry crossing time of 2h on average.

What are the ferry ports in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland Ferry Ports:
  • Larne
  • Belfast

Can you take pets on the ferry to Northern Ireland?

Yes, you can bring pets on the ferries to Northern Ireland. The ferry operators that allow you to travel with pets are
  • P&O Irish Sea
  • Stena Line

Northern Ireland Ferry Map and Routes

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