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There are 4 daily ferries from Stranraer to Belfast. Traveling by ferry from Stranraer to Belfast usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|42 mi (67 km)
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|Most frequent service
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What ferry companies travel from Stranraer to Belfast?
There is one ferry company that operates from Stranraer to Belfast. Stena Line is the only company that connects the two cities by ferry. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled ferries per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
Book Stena Line from Stranraer to Belfast from $65. There are 4 Stena Line schedules from Stranraer to Belfast and you can expect on average to pay for a Stena Line ticket to Belfast. In Stranraer, Stena Line departs to Belfast from Cairnryan Port and no other station. In Belfast, Stena Line arrives at Belfast (Albert Quay) and no other station.
An average trip on Stena Line from Stranraer to Belfast takes 2 hours and 15 minutes .
On weekends, Stena Line offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Belfast.
Frequently Asked Questions
The ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 42 miles (67 kilometers) from Stranraer to Belfast. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Stranraer to Belfast is on Thursday. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Monday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Monday is the way to go.
The earliest ferry leaves Stranraer at 7:00am. The latest ferry leaves Stranraer at 7:00pm. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Where does the ferry leave from in Stranraer?
Main departure station: Cairnryan Port
Most ferries depart from the main station in Stranraer.
All ferry stations in Stranraer:
Where does the ferry arrive in Belfast?
Main arrival station: Belfast (Albert Quay)
All ferries from Stranraer arrive at one main station in Belfast.
Ferry stations in Belfast:
Belfast (Albert Quay)
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