Ferry from Belfast to Liverpool

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are up to 2 daily ferry crossings from the port of Belfast, Northern Ireland to the port of Liverpool, England. Find updated info, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry Schedules

Belfast Liverpool Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 10:30 Latest ferry: 22:30 Average duration: 8h Price range: 38.00 € - 45.00 €
Liverpool Belfast Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 10:30 Latest ferry: 22:30 Average duration: 8h Price range: 38.00 € - 45.00 €
Ferry companies STENA LINE

Is there a ferry from Belfast to Liverpool?

The Belfast - Liverpool ferry route is available with up to 2 daily crossings all year round. The route is operated by the ferry company Stena Line.

Tip: please note that the Belfast to Liverpool ferry timetable is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.

Am I allowed to travel from Belfast to Liverpool?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Belfast to Liverpool. Check all the latest updates on Covid-19 including all required documents, before your trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Belfast to Liverpool?

At the moment, the Belfast - Liverpool ferry route is normally operated 2 times a day.

The first ferry from Belfast usually departs at 10:30, reaching Liverpool at 18:30. The last ferry normally leaves Belfast at 22:30 and arrives in Liverpool at 06:30 the next morning.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool?

Belfast - Liverpool ferry tickets start from €38. The final ticket price depends on vehicle and cabin selection, discounts and offers.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Liverpool from Belfast. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best price.

Current offers will be automatically applied when booking your ferry tickets.

Discounts

Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Belfast to Liverpool with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, such as:

  • Children
  • Car or motorcycle groups (with a minimum of 5 motorcycles or cars)
  • Large groups of travelers

Note: infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free. 

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Belfast to Liverpool?

The average duration of the ferry ride from Belfast to Liverpool is around 8 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Belfast to Liverpool?

The ferries operating the route from Belfast to Liverpool are normally conventional. The fastest ferry reaches Liverpool in approximately 8 hr.

What’s the distance between Belfast and Liverpool?

The distance between the port of Belfast and the port of Liverpool is around 153 nautical miles (approximately 283km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Liverpool from Belfast

Have a look at our travel tips for your trip from Belfast to Liverpool:

  • In the busy months from May to September, we recommend arriving at the port of Belfast well in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
  • From the port of Liverpool (Birkenhead), you can get to the Liverpool city center by train in around 30 min, or by taxi or car in approximately 20 min.
  • Liverpool is an excellent weekend destination due to its easy train access from cities throughout England. If you want to visit a museum and experience the city's vibrant nightlife, a couple of days is ideal.

Where to take the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool

Ferries to Liverpool depart from Victoria Terminal 4 in the port of Belfast. The Belfast port is located close to the motorway network off Junction 1 of the M2 motorway (Fortwilliam roundabout).

Can I travel on the ferry from Belfast to Liverpool with a car?

Yes, ferries operating on the Belfast - Liverpool connection have car decks so you can transfer your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

On the ferries of Stena Line from Belfast to Liverpool, each passenger is entitled to a single piece of luggage. Hand luggage must be no larger than 60x50x40cm. If you are travelling with luggage that is larger than this it must be checked-in prior to boarding.

Good to know: any additional pieces of luggage will be charged.

Cabins

Ferries traveling from Belfast to Liverpool have many types of cabins available, from simple ones to premium options.

Pet travel

On Stena Line, you can travel with your pet. All pets must be pre-booked prior to travel and have the necessary vaccinations and paperwork.

Dogs are not allowed in passenger areas or cabins. You are advised to book a kennel (with an extra cost). Otherwise, you can keep your pet inside your vehicle. 

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Belfast to Liverpool?

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