Steam Packet Stena Line
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

Larne Ferry - sailing to Cairnryan
Larne Ferry - sailing to Douglas
Larne Ferry - sailing to Troon

How to book a Belfast Ferry

When you search for your Belfast Ferry ticket travelling either to or from Northern Ireland at directferries.ie we’ll compare numerous sailings in one go as well as on any suitable alternative ferry routes that you may have overlooked or didn’t know about.

Our Belfast ferry price comparison allows you to compare Belfast ferries with all available ferry operators as well as any alternative crossing meaning that you are guaranteed to find the best price travelling at the best available time, irrespective of your destination.

Getting a Belfast ferry quote is simple – just select your place of departure, route and passengers from the menus and then search to continue! For freight ferry bookings, visit our Belfast Freight Ferry page.

Belfast Port Map

Belfast Ferry Services

Belfast to Douglas with Steam Packet
Crossing Duration2 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 2 hour 45 minute crossing
Steam Packet
Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead with Stena Line
Crossing Duration13 Sailings Weekly
Sailing Schedules 8 hour crossing
Stena Line
Belfast to Cairnryan with Stena Line
Crossing Duration5 Sailings Daily
Sailing Schedules 2 hour 22 minute crossing
Stena Line
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