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Getting Here: Sea Travel

Scotland enjoys excellent travel links with Ireland with frequent sailings and flights between major ferry ports and airports. Travelling by ferry from the major ports of Belfast and Larne to Cairnryan or Troon in the southwest of Scotland is a popular option for visitors from Ireland. The ferries on these routes are modern and well-equipped and sail several times daily. Crossing times are between 1 and 2 hours, depending on the route and service.

The port of Troon in Ayrshire is approximately 35 miles from Glasgow while Loch Ryan Port, Cairnryan in Dumfries & Galloway is around 80 miles away. Both enjoy good road, rail and bus links with Glasgow. 
 
Belfast - Cairnryan: Stena Line
Tel: +44 (0) 2890 747747 

Larne - Cairnryan: P&O Irish Sea
Tel: +44 (0) 870 242 4777

Larne - Troon: P&O Irish Sea
Tel: +44 (0) 870 242 4777

Newcastle - Amsterdam: DFDS Seaways
Tel: +44 (0) 871 522 9933

For more information on Ferry services and Ports please click here.