Book a Belfast Ferry

Belfast ferry port in Northern Ireland is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Douglas, Liverpool Birkenhead & Cairnryan available. With a selection of up to 50 Sailings Weekly, the port of Belfast connects Northern Ireland with Isle of Man, England & Scotland.

Sailing durations range from 2 hours 22 minutes on the Cairnryan service to 8 hours on the Liverpool Birkenhead service.

Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Belfast fare search.


Belfast Ferry Alternatives

Belfast Ferry Services

  • Steam Packet
    • 2 Sailings Weekly 2 hr 45 min
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  • Stena Line
    • 13 Sailings Weekly 8 hr
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  • Stena Line
    • 5 Sailings Daily 2 hr 22 min
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Belfast Ferry Port

Belfast is Northern Ireland's principal passenger ferry port with more than a million ferry passengers passing through annually.

Isle of Man ferries arrive and depart at Albert Quay while Stena Line services use the Victoria terminal.

With numerous ferry services operating daily and over night, Belfast port provides an excellent gateway between Northern Ireland and England, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

The port is easy to access from the city centre and is well connected by motorway to the rest of Northern Ireland.