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Find ferry tickets from Stranraer to Larne

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Stranraer to Larne ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price£26.39
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day3
Ferry lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a ferry ticket from Stranraer to Larne cost?

Looking at daily average prices in last 30 days, £26.39 was the low point for ferry fares from Stranraer to Larne. Any tickets cheaper than £26.39 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on ferry tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most ferry companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the ferry ride?

The ferry usually takes around 2 hours and 1 minute to cover the 32 miles (51 kilometers) from Stranraer to Larne. However, the fastest ferry only takes 2 hours, It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Stranraer to Larne?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Stranraer to Larne 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, 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.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Stranraer?

The earliest ferry leaves Stranraer at 04:00. The latest ferry leaves Stranraer at 16:00. 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.

How many ferries are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled ferries that travel from Stranraer to Larne every day. Of these, 3 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

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 Sea32h 1m£26.86

Where does the ferry leave from in Stranraer?

Most ferries depart from the main station in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway:

  • Cairnryan Port

Where does the ferry arrive in Larne?

All ferries from Stranraer arrive at one main station in Larne, Mid and East Antrim:

  • Larne Harbour

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