Cairnryan to Larne
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- Crossing time: 2 hours 12 minutes
- Vehicle check-in: closes 45 mins before departure
- Foot passenger check-in: closes 60 mins before departure
Cairnryan to Larne
Travel with ease with P&O Ferries from Cairnryan to Larne, offering 7 crossings every day across the Irish Sea.
Larne is the perfect place for a coastal family holiday or for just a day’s trip, boasting many historical attractions and quaint shops. Enjoy a packed lunch at Gleno Waterfall or take a walk along Coast Road to admire the beautiful scenery Northern Ireland has to offer. P&O Ferries provides the convenience of taking your car with you across the Irish Sea, so you can explore more of Northern Ireland, including Belfast which is just 40 minutes away from the P&O Ferries terminal.
Whether you’re travelling on the P&O European Causeway or the European Highlander, there is something for everyone to be entertained by during the crossing. Stay relaxed and comfortable during your journey in the Club Lounge, the ideal place to settle down with a book or to take advantage of the complimentary champagne, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Passengers will be able to keep in contact with people back home throughout the journey using the on-board Wi-Fi access.
Entertain yourself with some retail therapy during your P&O Ferries journey with many brands and offers to choose from. Whether you want to buy gifts for friends and family back home or you need some essentials, the P&O Ferries shop is there for your convenience.
In the summer months, young passengers aged between 5 and 11 years old can take part in the various games and puzzles that are offered with P&O Ferries. Some journeys will have an entertainer on board to keep them occupied during the crossing.
The Cairnryan Port is easily accessible by both road and public transport, helping you make your P&O journey on time.
Passengers who are leaving their car at home can take a coach service from Ayr, Dumfries, Stranraer, Carlisle, Preston and Birmingham.
Services from these areas will take you to Cairnryan Port.
The port is also near Stranraer station, which offers services going to and from Glasgow Central.
Passengers can find convenient access using the 350 bus service, which runs from the centre of Stranraer, the train station and the port Monday to Friday.
If you’re taking your car with you, Cairnryan Port is accessible from the north via the A77 heading south from Glasgow/Ayr. If you’re heading up from the south, follow the M6/A74 to Carlisle, then onto the A75 via Dumfries, going towards Stranraer. After two miles south of Stranraer, turn right onto the A751/A77. Passengers who are due to travel with their vehicle on P&O Ferries are required to check-in 30 minutes before departure. Foot passengers are requested to check-in 45 minutes before their journey.
Disclaimer: Please note that departure and embarkation times given on this site are approximate averages, and are always subject to change due to weather conditions and other extenuating circumstances.