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Larne to Stranraer ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price£26.98
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day6
Ferry lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Larne to Stranraer right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most ferry companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, ferry companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Looking at daily average prices in last 30 days, £26.98 was the low point for ferry fares from Larne to Stranraer. Any tickets cheaper than £26.98 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 12 minutes to cover the 32 miles (51 kilometers) from Larne to Stranraer. 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 Larne to Stranraer?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Larne to Stranraer is on Wednesday. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Larne?

The earliest ferry leaves Larne at 04:00. The latest ferry leaves Larne at 20:00. 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 6 scheduled ferries that travel from Larne to Stranraer every day. Of these, 6 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

What ferry companies travel from Larne to Stranraer?

There is one ferry company that operates from Larne to Stranraer. 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 Sea62h 12m£27.45

Where does the ferry leave from in Larne?

Most ferries depart from the main station in Larne, Mid and East Antrim:

  • Larne Harbour

Where does the ferry arrive in Stranraer?

All ferries from Larne arrive at one main station in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway:

  • Cairnryan Port

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