Book a Cairnryan Ferry

Cairnryan ferry port in Scotland is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Larne & Belfast available. With a selection of up to 12 Sailings Daily, the port of Cairnryan connects Scotland with Northern Ireland.

Sailing durations range from 2 hours on the Larne service to 2 hours 15 minutes on the Belfast 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 Cairnryan fare search.


Cairnryan Ferry Alternatives

Cairnryan Ferry Services

  • P&O Irish Sea
    • 7 Sailings Daily 2 hr
    • Get price
  • Stena Line
    • 5 Sailings Daily 2 hr 15 min
    • Get price

Cairnryan Ferry Port

The Scottish town of Cairnryan overlooks Loch Ryan and is notable for its large modern ferry port.

The port provides regular year round connections between Scotland and Northern Ireland with services to/from Belfast and Larne operated by 2 of the biggest ferry operators - Stena Line and P&O Ferries, each operating from separate terminals.

Whilst many travellers just pass through Cairnryan en route to or from Northern Ireland on the ferry, the town features a hotel, some bed and breakfasts and guest houses for those spending the night.