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Belfast to Cairnryan ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price£28.82
Shortest Duration2h 22m
Trips per day4
ferry carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a ferry ticket from Belfast to Cairnryan cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average ferry fares from Belfast to Cairnryan were £28.82.

The best way to find cheap deals on ferry tickets from Belfast to Cairnryan is by booking earlier as most ferry companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the ferry ride from Belfast to Cairnryan?

The distance between Belfast and Cairnryan is approximately 44.54 miles, or 71.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a ferry between these two cities is around 2 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most ferries are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your ferry has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Belfast to Cairnryan by ferry is at 00:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Sunday is when the fewest number of ferry tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the ferry departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What ferry companies travel from Belfast to Cairnryan?

On average there are 4 ferry trips per day. Stena Line has the most options for departures from Belfast to Cairnryan, with an average of 4 trips per day and 60 monthly trips. One ferry carrier currently travels from Belfast to Cairnryan. Of the 4 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Belfast to Cairnryan ferry trips

Stena Line

Book Stena Line from Belfast to Cairnryan from £28.82. There are 4 Stena Line schedules from Belfast to Cairnryan and you can expect on average to pay £32.60 for a Stena Line ticket to Cairnryan. In Belfast, Stena Line departs to Cairnryan from Clarendon Dock and no other station. In Cairnryan, Stena Line arrives at Cairnryan Port and no other station.

An average trip on Stena Line from Belfast to Cairnryan takes 2 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available Stena Line trip will get you to Cairnryan in 2 hours and 22 minutes,

On weekends, Stena Line offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay £35.91 for a weekend getaway to Cairnryan.

Avg. Time
2h 23m
Avg. Price
Ferries to Cairnryan depart from one main station in Belfast:
  • Clarendon Dock
Ferries from Belfast arrive in Cairnryan at one main station:
  • Cairnryan Port

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