Stranraer to Larne ferry

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Stranraer - Larne Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 daily ferries from Stranraer to Larne. Traveling by ferry from Stranraer to Larne usually takes around 2 hours, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance32 mi (51 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$41.45
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceP&O Ferries Irish Sea
Ferry lines1

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What ferry companies travel from Stranraer to Larne?

There is one ferry company that operates from Stranraer to Larne. P&O Ferries Irish Sea 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.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
P&O Ferries Irish Sea52h 0m$44.90
  • Book P&O Ferries Irish Sea from Stranraer to Larne from $41. There are 5 P&O Ferries Irish Sea schedules from Stranraer to Larne and you can expect on average to pay for a P&O Ferries Irish Sea ticket to Larne. In Stranraer, P&O Ferries Irish Sea departs to Larne from Cairnryan Port and no other station. In Larne, P&O Ferries Irish Sea arrives at Larne Harbour and no other station.

    An average trip on P&O Ferries Irish Sea from Stranraer to Larne takes 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, P&O Ferries Irish Sea offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Larne.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The ferry usually takes around 2 hours to cover the 32 miles (51 kilometers) from Stranraer to Larne. 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 Larne is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 4:00am. The latest ferry leaves Stranraer at 8:00pm. 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.

There are 5 scheduled ferries that travel from Stranraer to Larne every day. Of these, 5 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

Station Information

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:

  • Cairnryan Port

Where does the ferry arrive in Larne?

Main arrival station: Larne Harbour

All ferries from Stranraer arrive at one main station in Larne.

Ferry stations in Larne:

  • Larne Harbour

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