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Cairnryan is connected with Belfast (Northern Ireland). The crossings between Cairnryan and any other destination are served by Stena only with a schedule of 40 weekly connections with all day departures and maximum duration of 2 hr 45 min. If you need to bring your vehicle on board, you have many options thanks to the cargo capacity of the ships operating on this crossing.

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Located in south-west Scotland, Cairnryan port provides services for passengers and goods travelling to Northern Ireland. The ferry terminal has a ticket office, toilets, free wifi and a cafeteria; there is also a Hertz car rental office. The primary passenger from the port of Cairnryan is to the city of Belfast, operated by Stena Line.

How to reach the port of Cairnryan

The port is connected to nearby Stranraer by public bus, which takes you into town and the central train station, from which there are connections to Glasgow and Edinburgh. You can book train and bus tickets in advance on the shipping company website.

To reach Cairnryan by car, take the A1; the port is about an hour from Ayr, two hours from Glasgow and three from Edinburgh. If you need to leave your vehicle near the port, there is a large pay and display car park inside the terminal. It has 300 spaces and hourly or daily tickets that can be purchased on-site in cash or with a credit card.

Glasgow is the nearest international airport, situated less than 70 kilometres from Cairnryan. From the airport, you can catch the 757 bus to Paisley and from there get the train to Ayr; it takes less than an hour. There are connections from Glasgow central station to the port of Cairnryan by buses that take just over an hour. An alternative to the train is the bus that departs from Buchanan bus station and connects directly with the ferry terminal.

Address: Loch Ryan Port, Belfast Way, Cairnryan, DG9 8RG
Directions: Google Map @ Cairnryan, port


40 weekly sailings

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
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Which ports are connected to CAIRNRYAN?

CAIRNRYAN is connected to Belfast (Northern Ireland).

Which ferry companies operate from CAIRNRYAN?

The routes from CAIRNRYAN are operated by Stena.


How do I get to CAIRNRYAN port?

CAIRNRYAN port is located on Loch Ryan Port, Belfast Way, Cairnryan, DG9 8RG. Directions to the port can be found here Google Map @ Cairnryan, port.

Are you looking for more information?

If you are looking for more information on your return journey, visit our website Ferry to CAIRNRYAN.