Belfast to Stranraer ferry

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Journey Information

There are 4 daily ferries from Belfast to Stranraer. Traveling by ferry from Belfast to Stranraer usually takes around 2 hours and 22 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance42 mi (67 km)
Shortest duration2h 22m
Cheapest price£37.26
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceStena Line
Ferry lines1

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What ferry companies travel from Belfast to Stranraer?

There is one ferry company that operates from Belfast to Stranraer. 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.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Stena Line42h 22m£37.59
  • Book Stena Line from Belfast to Stranraer from £37. There are 4 Stena Line schedules from Belfast to Stranraer and you can expect on average to pay for a Stena Line ticket to Stranraer. In Belfast, Stena Line departs to Stranraer from Belfast (Albert Quay) and no other station. In Stranraer, Stena Line arrives at Cairnryan Port and no other station.

    An average trip on Stena Line from Belfast to Stranraer takes 2 hours and 22 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 42 miles (67 kilometers) from Belfast to Stranraer. 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 Belfast to Stranraer is on Sunday. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Sunday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Sunday is the way to go.

The earliest ferry leaves Belfast at 07:00. The latest ferry leaves Belfast at 19:00. 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 4 scheduled ferries that travel from Belfast to Stranraer every day. Of these, 4 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Belfast?

Main departure station: Belfast (Albert Quay)

Most ferries depart from the main station in Belfast.

All ferry stations in Belfast:

  • Belfast (Albert Quay)

Where does the ferry arrive in Stranraer?

Main arrival station: Cairnryan Port

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

Ferry stations in Stranraer:

  • Cairnryan Port

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