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Birkenhead to Belfast ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price£29.47
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day2
Ferry lines1
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Birkenhead-Belfast Ferry Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Looking at daily average prices in last 30 days, £29.47 was the low point for ferry fares from Birkenhead to Belfast. Any tickets cheaper than £29.47 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 8 hours to cover the 145 miles (233 kilometers) from Birkenhead to Belfast. However, the fastest ferry only takes 8 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Birkenhead to Belfast?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Birkenhead to Belfast is on Friday. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Friday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Friday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Birkenhead?

The earliest ferry leaves Birkenhead at 10:00. The latest ferry leaves Birkenhead at 22:00. 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 2 scheduled ferries that travel from Birkenhead to Belfast every day. Of these, 2 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

What ferry companies travel from Birkenhead to Belfast?

There is one ferry company that operates from Birkenhead to Belfast. Stena Line is the one ferry line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Stena Line28h 0m£29.46

Where does the ferry leave from in Birkenhead?

Most ferries depart from the main station in Birkenhead, Wirral:

  • 12 Quays Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Belfast?

All ferries from Birkenhead arrive at one main station in Belfast, Belfast:

  • Clarendon Dock

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