Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry

The Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferry route connects England with Northern Ireland. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Stena Line. The crossing operates up to 14 times each week with sailing durations from around 8 hours.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Liverpool Birkenhead - Belfast Ferry Operators

  • Stena Line
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 8 hr
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Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast route is a car and 2 passengers.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry reviews

  • "Birkenhead Belfast Birkenhead "

    A very pleasant crossing both ways. Very comfortable furniture. Shop expensive.

    'Max' travelled Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast with Stena Line

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  • "Great Service *****"

    We traveled as a family of 4 with kids and we had a great experience during our journey. Good service and very nice staff.

    'Hasitha' travelled Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast with Stena Line

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  • "Liverpool to Belfast"

    Lovely ferry although everything closes at 11pm. I bought the reclining seats but decided to move outside to main area as you can’t lay down

    'Steven Trimmer' travelled Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast with Stena Line

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  • "Direct ferries are uncomfortable "

    Make sure you book right on line first time,because going back in to make change on line doesn't always save. And you can not speak to anyone at Direct ferries about it,no humans on phones. However stenna line will sort you out here in Britain over in Belfast on the ship Stefan line are superb. I would book direct with Stefan line next time .

    'Michael' travelled Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast with Stena Line

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Liverpool Birkenhead Guide

Birkenhead is part of the vast Liverpool docks system and is operated by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Company. A route operated by Stena Line, Liverpool Birkenhead is a popular gateway to Belfast from the Twelve Quays Ferry Terminal, which also offers passenger and freight services to Douglas on the Isle of Man, run by Steam Packet.

The town of Birkenhead is located on the Wirral Peninsular, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, in the north west of England. The town lies on the western shores of the River Mersey, opposite the city of Liverpool, while its history has strong links with shipbuilding.

In Birkenhead itself, visitors will find one of the first publicly funded parks in Britain, designed in 1843 by Sir Joseph Paxton, while other interesting landmarks include Birkenhead Hotel, Bidston Windmill, found on a ridge behind the town, Flaybrick Watertower and Flaybrick Memorial Gardens.

Belfast Guide

Belfast Harbour is an important seaport in the United Kingdom, with one of the leading ferry operators, Stena Line, connecting it with Liverpool and Cairnryan. You can also reach Belfast from the Isle of Man, with seasonal services provided by Steam Packet.

Belfast is Northern Ireland's capital city, surrounded by mountains creating a specific climate beneficial to horticulture. Moreover, it lies at the mouth of the River Lagan located in County Antrim, although parts of east and south Belfast are actually located in County Down. It is, then, quite a green space and offers visitors plenty of parkland and forest parks to explore from Cave Hill Country Park and Lagan Valley Regional Park to the Victorian Botanic Gardens in the heart of the city.

From an architectural perspective Belfast has some fine buildings including the Edwardian City Hall and the modern Waterfront Hall. Many of the city's Victorian landmarks, including the main Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast and the Linenhall Library, were designed by Sir Charles Lanyon.