Taking the ferry to Ireland

As of December 2023, the Liverpool to Dublin ferry route will no longer operate. However, if you're looking to travel to Ireland by ferry, you can still reach your destination via our P&O ferry route from Cairnryan to Larne. This alternative route offers convenient options for both foot passengers and those travelling with vehicles.

Getting a ferry to Ireland has never been easier when you travel with P&O Ferries on our Cairnryan to Larne route. With regular daily and nightly crossings, no baggage limits when you travel, you’re bound to have a great time on your trip across the Irish Sea. So, what are you waiting for? Book your next trip today!

Taking the ferry to Ireland is a great way to travel comfortably, and what’s more comfortable than travelling with your own vehicle? Whether you’re embarking on a solo road trip, on foot or in your car, travelling for work in your van, or planning a family break in the caravan, you’ll be free to explore whenever and wherever you want.

Sailing from Scotland to Northern Ireland

When it comes to ferry travel, we understand the importance of a seamless and enjoyable journey. While bidding farewell to the Although we’re no longer operating our Liverpool-Dublin route, rest assured that the Cairnryan-Larne crossing maintains the exceptional standards you expect from P&O Ferries.

Making sure you book your trip in advance is the best way to take advantage of all the great deals that we’ve got on offer. Although our Dublin to Liverpool ferry route is no longer sailing, make sure to regularly check out our ferry deals for the Cairnryan to Larne route to get the very best deals on your next ferry to Ireland. You can even let us do all the hard work by signing up for email alerts to get all our latest offers sent directly to your inbox on our UK to Ireland ferry route. Before booking your ferry to Ireland, you should also read up on our different ticket types to ensure that your trip is tailored to your particular needs with our ferries to Larne. We also pride ourselves in being transparent, so there will be no hidden costs when you book directly with us, when going to Ireland from the UK. Don't wait, book a ferry to Ireland with P&O Ferries today!

On board the Cairnryan-Larne route, you can enjoy the same amenities you’ve experienced on the Liverpool Dublin ferry, plus lots more! Indulge in a delightful shopping experience at our onboard World Duty-Free store or unwind with a meal and drinks in the club lounge. You’ll find many activities to enjoy throughout your ferry trip to Ireland from Scotland. 


Driving to Ireland from Northern Ireland

Ireland is a fantastic country with so much to explore, such as the breathtakingly beautiful coastline in County Donegal, with unbeatable views of the Atlantic Ocean
Driving to Ireland via the Cairnryan-Larne route is one of the best ways of soaking in the lush Irish countryside. As you set out from Larne, you'll find yourself just 2.5 hours away from the bustling city of Dublin. This vibrant capital city offers a wealth of cultural experiences and historical landmarks to explore. 

If you're looking to drive to Northern Ireland, Belfast is a mere 30-minute drive from Larne, providing access to its dynamic arts scene and iconic Titanic Quarter. Along the way, the coastal route beckons with its breathtaking scenery, including must-see attractions like the Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, and Bushmills Distillery.

Whether you want to try some authentic Guinness at the factory and witness some incredible panoramic views of the city from the factory’s tower or soak up some culture in this UNESCO City of Literature, you’ll be absolutely spoilt for choice wherever you go, when you travel to Larne by ferry. 

The world is your oyster when you get the ferry to Ireland with us, so book your next trip today with P&O Ferries Cairnryan-Larne ferry crossing!


P&O Ferries Cairnryan to Larne route
Onboard Cairnryan to Larne

Enjoy your time on board our Cairnryan to Larne ferries by making the most of our range of onboard facilities.

Travelling with a car to Europe
Travelling with a Car

Fill your boot with everything you need and head off on an adventure! When you travel with your car, the possibilities are endless.

Reserve and collect service on Carinryan to Larne ferries.
Carinryan to Larne Shopping

Reserve and Collect is now available on our Carinryan to Larne route! Access 1000's of brands not currently available in our onboard shop and reserve today!