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European Highlander

Operated by P&O Irish Sea on the Larne Cairnryan route

Travel in comfort and style on the superferry European Highlander and enjoy a range of delicious foods in a choice of settings, a coffee shop, a comfortable and stylish bar, and an onboard shop.

Onboard Food and Drink

There's some delicious food on offer in Fables restaurant or if you just want a drink and snack then pay a visit to Poets Bar or Costa Coffee.

Onboard Shopping

You can pick up a bargain or two in the Seashop onboard the European Highlander with everything from fine fragrance to wines and gifts on offer.

Travelling with Children

Children are well catered for onboard the European Highlander with their own special space for colouring-in and playing.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our European Highlander guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Onboard European Highlander

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European Highlander Reviews

4.3
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98% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.2
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  • Catering:3.9
  • Punctuality:4.6
  • Cleanliness:4.4
  • "Coffee"

    Only thing that was off putting was the cost of coffee.Apart from that a very enjoyable experience

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    Reviewed 14 November 2016 by Emmanuel who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Good journey - comfortable and on time"

    The ferry crossings between Northern Ireland and Cairnryan were on time and easy to use. The booking with Direct Ferries worked out well. We travelled with friends who booked the P&O Ferry through the ferry company. Ours via Direct Ferries was around 20% cheaper which is a large difference when we all travelled on the same ferries at the same time etc.

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    Reviewed 14 November 2016 by Stephen who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan to Larne"

    Although I live in Wales, it is cheaper and quicker to, travel to see my parents in Ireland via Scotland, Ihave used this route about 7 or 8 times and have to say I have never had a bad experience, the whole process from arriving to getting off at the other end is always a pleasure as the staff are more than happy to help in any way they can, my wife uses a wheelchair and the boarding staff always make sure we are parked as close to the lift as possible. The staff on board are friendly and do what they can to make your journey as pleasant as they can

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    Reviewed 12 November 2016 by David who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "scotish break"

    Very pleasant and relaxing journey. Staff very helpful. Recommend Direct Ferries to one and all. Will be using them again.

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    Reviewed 10 November 2016 by John who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Ferry Feedback"

    Journey was very pleasant and hassle free. Passenger facilities were comfortable. Was a nice trip.

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    Reviewed 07 November 2016 by Simon who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Ferry Feedback"

    Journey was very pleasant and hassle free. Passenger facilities were comfortable. Was a nice trip.

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    Reviewed 07 November 2016 by Simon who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "October travel"

    Everything went so smoothly, we boarded in good time and disembarked exactly 2 hours later. The employees couldn't have been nicer or more efficient. A most enjoyable journey.

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    Reviewed 05 November 2016 by Denis who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Trip to Ireland "

    Very pleasant experience travelling on the ferry. Quick and efficient parking up and leaving. TV and food on board all very good. We were there before we knew it.

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    Reviewed 05 November 2016 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Larne/Cairnryan/Larne via P&O"

    An excellent service provided by P&O This is the first time I have used this service to Cairnryan and I found it a very pleasant experience

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    Reviewed 04 November 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Good journey and free films to watch"

    A short holiday in Ireland saw me and my husband booking the ferry from Cairnryan to Larne and back. Booking was easy online and I printed out the booking email which is your 'ticket'. The process of checking in and boarding was prompt and efficient and there was plenty of comfortable seating to choose from. We went into the video lounge on both journeys and watched films which were surprisingly current. On the journey back I was hampered by a sprained ankle and crutches but it check in staff made sure we were parked near to the lift as the stairs would have been a non starter for me. All the staff we met were helpful and friendly. Altogether, a good service.p

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    Reviewed 02 November 2016 by Angela who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Calm trip"

    Fast, efficient check in . Left on time. Comfortable lounge and friendly staff. Short journey on calm seas. Can't think of any negatives.

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    Reviewed 01 November 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Mostly decent"

    The ferries have moved on massively in the last few years. Cabins now all have showers and tea making facilities. The beds are basic but comfortable. There is plenty of seating room in the lounges and plenty of tables and power sockets too. My only complaint would be that when I booked I was told to get there anytime after midnight and I should be able to board. We got there around 12.45AM but didn't boatd until nearly 2.45 so that was a waste of 2 hours.

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    Reviewed 01 November 2016 by Marcus who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Easy crossing"

    From booking in to the crossing itself, everything was easy.

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    Reviewed 31 October 2016 by Stephen who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Ship Review"

    Very pleasant trip, staff were very helpful and the ship was very punctual

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    Reviewed 31 October 2016 by Sarah who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan Sailing"

    From start to finish, there were no problems. Everything was well signposted and directions from P&O staff were clear.

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    Reviewed 29 October 2016 by Susan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Excellent service."

    Right from the point of checking in at Cairnryan you could not fault this service. Efficient, well organised and on time. Service in the priority lounge was great and the food was tasty and good portion size. Would definitely recommend this service and will certainly use it again.

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    Reviewed 29 October 2016 by Sue who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Ferry from Larne to Cairnryan"

    The outbound journey started with us being at the head of the queue driving into the disabled section. This gave us easy access to the lift which took us to our floor where we were shown the club lounge. It was very nice. We had access to coffee and tea, free nuts and snacks and also a bowl of fruit. We were able to order a hot meal if wished. This lounge could only be used by people who had a room code and was paid for in advance. On the return journey we decided not to use the club lounge and found that the lounge area was just as nice, although we had to pay for our coffee and snacks. I think in future I will just be using the basic facilities as they were adequate.

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    Reviewed 27 October 2016 by Sylvia who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan ti Larne in the Club Lounge"

    Comfortable crossing in pleasant surroundings of the Club Lounge. Comfortable, clean seating. Staff were attentive without fussiness. Quality of tea, coffees and snacks was sufficiently appetising. Crossing was punctual.

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    Reviewed 27 October 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Nice Sailing"

    This was a great smooth sailing on a great ferry

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    Reviewed 23 October 2016 by David who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan to larne"

    Booked with direct ferries as that was the best price high standards from p&o as usual

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    Reviewed 20 October 2016 by Bruce who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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