The Essential Guide to Navigating the Larne to Cairnryan Ferry Timetable

Travelling between Northern Ireland and Scotland can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to navigating the ferry timetable. To make your journey easier, we’ve put together this essential guide to help you find the right ferry for your needs.

Understanding the Timetable

The Larne to Cairnryan ferry timetable is divided into two sections: the summer timetable and the winter timetable. The summer timetable runs from April to October, while the winter timetable runs from November to March. The timetables are subject to change due to weather conditions and other factors, so it’s important to check for any updates before you book your tickets.

The timetables are organised by day of the week, with each day having its own set of departure times. You can also view a summary of all departures for a given week or month by using the ‘Weekly Timetable’ or ‘Monthly Timetable’ options on the website.

Choosing Your Ferry

When choosing your ferry, there are several factors you should consider. Firstly, you should decide whether you want a direct or indirect route. Direct ferries take approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, while indirect ferries take around 3 hours and 30 minutes. Secondly, you should decide which type of ferry you would like – fastcraft or conventional – as these have different amenities and facilities onboard. Finally, you should check if there are any discounts available for your journey as these can help reduce costs significantly.

Making Your Booking


Once you’ve chosen your ferry, it’s time to make your booking. You can book tickets online via the official website or by phone using a credit or debit card. When booking online, make sure that all details such as dates and times are correct before confirming your purchase as changes may incur additional fees. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an email confirmation with all relevant information about your journey including departure times and ticket numbers.

By following this guide, you should be able to easily navigate the Larne to Cairnryan ferry timetable and find the right ferry for your needs. With a bit of planning and research, you can ensure that your journey is as smooth and stress-free as possible.


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