Cairnryan
Belfast
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Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry

The Cairnryan to Belfast ferry route is provided by 1 operator and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Cairnryan to Belfast takes approximately 2 hours and 17 minutes on ferries servicing this route. Cairnryan to Belfast ferry duration can range between 2 hours 15 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes depending on the weather conditions at the time of sailing.

Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry Schedule

There are around 38 weekly sailings from Cairnryan to Belfast. Stena Line provide up to 6 sailings per day. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves at approximately 03:30 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 23:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Cairnryan to Belfast

The fastest ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast is with Stena Line in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Cairnryan to Belfast with Stena Line.

Can I bring pets on the Cairnryan Belfast ferry?

Yes, pets are welcome on ferries travelling from Cairnryan to Belfast. Passengers sailing with Stena Line can book their pet into a kennel or keep them inside their vehicle.

Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast can vary between $47 and $530 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $130, prices can range from $47 and $260. The average price with a car is $424. Car prices can range from $219 and $546. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

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Cairnryan - Belfast Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Stena Line
Average Price $389*
Average Daily Sailings 5
Average Weekly Sailings 38
Average Sailing Duration 2h 15m
First Ferry 03:30
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 57 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Cairnryan to Belfast is approximately 2h 15m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

The average price of a ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast is approximately $399. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Cairnryan to Belfast?

There is 1 ferry operator for Cairnryan to Belfast and this is
  • Stena Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Cairnryan to Belfast?

Ferries from Cairnryan to Belfast are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Cairnryan to Belfast with
  • Stena Line

Can you take your car on the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Cairnryan to Belfast with the following operators
  • Stena Line

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Stena Line

How far is Belfast from Cairnryan?

Cairnryan to Belfast is approximately 57 nautical miles distance apart.

Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry Timetable

As there are so many ferries running per day, up to 5 ferries a day, there is not one ferry timetable. Ferry timetables can also be affected by other factors, such as seasonal changes, and external factors, which makes it difficult to have one ferry timetable, but here at Direct Ferries we will always give you the most up-to-date information when making your booking.


Can I take my car on the Ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast?

The ferry operator that runs ferries on this route, Stena Line, is currently able to support cars and pets onboard their ferries, so you can bring your with you on this ferry route.


Cairnryan to Belfast Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 7/15/2024 and 7/21/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Stena Line 03:30 05:45 2 hours 15 minutes Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Stena Line 07:00 09:15 2 hours 15 minutes Mon
Stena Line 07:30 09:45 2 hours 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Stena Line 11:30 13:45 2 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Stena Line 15:30 17:45 2 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Stena Line 19:30 21:45 2 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Stena Line 23:00 01:45 2 hours 45 minutes Mon
Stena Line 23:30 01:45 2 hours 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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