Ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Cairnryan in Scotland to Larne in Northern Ireland run with up to 6 daily crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry Schedules

Is there a ferry from Cairnryan to Larne?

The Cairnryan - Larne ferry route is available with up to 6 crossings per day all year round. The route is operated by the ferry company P&O Ferries.

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

What’s the ferry schedule from Cairnryan to Larne?

As of now, the earliest ferry from Cairnryan departs at 04:00 and arrives in Larne at 06:00. The latest ferry departs at 23:59, arriving in Larne at 01:59.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Cairnryan to Larne?

The ferry ticket price from Cairnryan to Larne starts at €29 for a single ticket. The final ticket cost depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Cairnryan-Larne ferry route. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Cairnryan to Larne?

The ferry trip from Cairnryan to Larne lasts 2 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Cairnryan to Larne?

The connections from Cairnryan to Larne are usually operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry to Larne reaches the port in 2 hr.

What’s the distance between Cairnryan to Larne?

The distance between Cairnryan and Larne is 47 nautical miles (around 87 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Larne from Cairnryan

Take a look at some useful tips for your ferry trip to Larne:

  • In the busy months from May to September, we recommend arriving at the port of Cairnryan well in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends. 
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Cairnryan to Larne may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real-time on the Ferryhopper app!
  • Larne is 31 km south of Belfast which is around a 30 minute drive. 

Where to take the ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

Ferries to Larne in Northern Ireland depart 4-6 times a day from the port of Cairnryan in north-west Scotland. The port of Cairnryan is small and is easy to reach via the A77 coast road from Glasgow.

Numerous hotels, B&Bs, as well as stores, cafes, restaurants, and gas stations are located close to Cairnryan. If you prefer to travel as a foot passenger, you can leave your vehicle at the large paid car park in front of the terminal building. 

Am I allowed to travel from Cairnryan to Larne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cairnryan to Larne. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in the UK, including all the documents required for your journey.

Can I travel on the ferry from Cairnryan to Larne with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Cairnryan to Larne have car decks, so you can embark your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

On P&O Ferries, there are no specific limits on ferry luggage.

Cabins

Due the short duration of the crossing, the ferries traveling from Cairnryan to Larne have no cabins.

Pet travel 

Pets are welcome to travel with P&O Ferries. However, pets are not allowed in public areas and should remain in your vehicle throughout the ferry trip to Larne. Unfortunately, this means that foot or coach passengers are unable to travel with their pets. 

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Cairnryan to Larne?

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