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Ferry to Belfast and Cairnryan

Travel in style on the biggest, most luxurious ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland, Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII. With a choice of 12 daily sailings you can travel by foot or by car to Belfast and Cairnryan from only 2 hours 15 minutes on two of the best ferries on the Irish Sea.

 

Cairnryan to Belfast - a great travel experience

Travel by ferry to Belfast and explore Northern Ireland and beyond. You’ll experience superior levels of comfort and enjoyment onboard our Superfast ships, with all the onboard facilities on hand to make your journey as relaxing and as enjoyable as possible. Pack up your car and take a car-cation to Northern Ireland – a place steeped in history, culture and so much more.  

 

Belfast – the gateway to Northern Ireland!

Take in the sights of two great cities - Belfast and Derry ~ Londonderry, explore the many world-class visitor attractions including Titanic Belfast and the Giant's Causeway on the North Coast, have a pint in some of the coolest pubs and a meal in a choice of many great restaurants.  Shop ‘til you drop, take in a sightseeing tour and visit the many historic landmarks. There are endless things to do and you’ll be sure of the warmest of welcomes.

 

Belfast to Cairnryan in just 2 hours 15 minutes

Go shopping, grab a bite to eat, take in a free movie, experience the Pure Nordic Spa, or just sit back and relax. Travel by ferry to Cairnryan and Glasgow is less than 2 hours away by car, rail or bus and Edinburgh is reachable in 3.5 hours. With dramatic landscapes and a vibrant culture, a visit to Scotland is an unforgettable experience! 

 

South West Scotland, Ayr and Glasgow – explore them all by car

With castles, stunning scenery, endless outdoor adventure activities, Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire in South West Scotland are great places to explore. Visit Galloway Forest Park, mountain bike the 7stanes, explore Threave Castle or take a trip to the lovely seaside town of Ayr.  Glasgow is under 2 hours from Cairnryan where you can enjoy all that this great city has to offer.

 

Visit once and you’ll be drawn back to Ireland and Scotland time and time again! With no baggage charges why not pack up the car and take a ferry to Belfast or Cairnryan and enjoy a car-cation with Stena Line?

Travel in style on the biggest, most luxurious ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland, Stena Superfast VII and Stena Superfast VIII. With a choice of 12 daily sailings you can travel by foot or by car to Belfast and Cairnryan from only 2 hours 15 minutes on two of the best ferries on the Irish Sea.

 

Cairnryan to Belfast - a great travel experience

Travel by ferry to Belfast and explore Northern Ireland and beyond. You’ll experience superior levels of comfort and enjoyment onboard our Superfast ships, with all the onboard facilities on hand to make your journey as relaxing and as enjoyable as possible. Pack up your car and take a car-cation to Northern Ireland – a place steeped in history, culture and so much more.  

 

Belfast – the gateway to Northern Ireland!

Take in the sights of two great cities - Belfast and Derry ~ Londonderry, explore the many world-class visitor attractions including Titanic Belfast and the Giant's Causeway on the North Coast, have a pint in some of the coolest pubs and a meal in a choice of many great restaurants.  Shop ‘til you drop, take in a sightseeing tour and visit the many historic landmarks. There

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Sail on Superfast VII & Superfast VIII

to Belfast & Cairnryan

From €139 Car + driver

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Ferries on the route

Stena Superfast VII is the largest, most luxurious ferry sailing between Northern Ireland and Scotland. With a crossing time from only 2 hours 15 minutes and 12 sailings per day between Belfast and Cairnryan, there’s a sailing to suit everyone.

 

You’ll be spoilt for choice onboard as there’s so much to enjoy! Have a bite to eat in the restaurant, enjoy a drink in the bar, take in a free movie or indulge in some retail therapy. Relax and unwind in a Superior Cabin, enjoy the dedicated waiter service in our exclusive Stena Plus Lounge or sit back in comfort in our Hygge Lounge. If you fancy a dip in the Jacuzzi, then our Pure Nordic Spa is the place to be.

 

There’s lots to see and do for the kids too – including dedicated play areas, our interactive POD Lounge and everyone can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all of our lounges.

 

We look forward to welcoming you onboard soon!

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Sit back and relax in comfort and in style when you travel on Stena Superfast VIII between Cairnryan and Belfast.  One of the largest, most luxurious ferries ever to sail between Scotland and Northern Ireland, Stena Superfast VIII has a crossing time from only 2 hours 15 minutes and with 12 sailings per day there’s a sailing to suit everyone. 

 

You’ll be spoilt for choice onboard as there’s so much to enjoy! Have a bite to eat in one of our restaurants, relax and unwind in a Superior Cabin, exclusive Stena Plus Lounge or Hygge Lounge. If you fancy a dip in the Jacuzzi, then our Pure Nordic Spa is the place to be!

 

Families will love our Happy World play area as well as our interactive POD Lounge.  Everyone can enjoy free movies in our Movie Lounge and free Wi-Fi onboard too.

 

Let us take care of the big little things whilst you sit back, relax and enjoy the best travel experience on the Irish Sea.

 

We look forward to welcoming you onboard!

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Port Locations

Loch Ryan Port, Cairnryan is located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and from here you have a choice of up to 6 daily sailings to Belfast. Cairnryan is a small village with a shop and a couple of B&B’s. Within easy reach of Cairnryan, there are a number of hotels, guest houses, B&B’s as well as shops, cafes, restaurants and petrol stations.

View Cairnryan Port page

Belfast Port (VT4) is conveniently located close to the motorway network off Junction 1 of the M2 motorway offering easy access to and from Belfast city centre and the rest of Ireland.

View Belfast Port (to Cairnryan) page

Sail on Superfast VII & Superfast VIII

to Belfast & Cairnryan

From €139 Car + driver

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