Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry

The Stena Line Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead ferry crossing between Northern Ireland and England is the only service operating on this route. With crossing durations from 8 hours, the route is scheduled to run around 13 times per week.

The regularity and duration of crossing varies from time to time so it is advisable to get a live quote for current availability.

Route and port details

Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Northern Ireland to England page.

Belfast - Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Operators

  • Stena Line
    • 13 Sailings Weekly 8 hr
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Average Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead route is a car and 2 passengers.

Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry reviews

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  • "Great service "

    Great service and the bedding in the cabins was absolutely spotless clean!

    'James' travelled Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead with Stena Line on Stena Lagan

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  • "Crossing the Irish Sea"

    Our trip on the Stena Lagan was very comfortable, the assigned cabin was spacious and clean, there was a bunk bed and bathroom and a television.

    'Thomas' travelled Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead with Stena Line on Stena Lagan

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  • "Excellent trip"

    It was such a pleasant and easy way to travel, apart from getting lost in Liverpool lol. Had a cabin which was brilliant which I went straight into and watched TV. Very comfortable night sleep, had shower and drove off. Both ways perfect except for one blip on return journey where the seat was missing from the cabin. But otherwise no complaints at all.

    'Gil' travelled Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead with Stena Line on Stena Mersey

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  • "Summer Trip"

    We were very impressed with the whole process. Getting on and off the ferry went smoothly. We had a delay coming home but we could sleep through so it didn't affect us. We had booked a cabin on both journeys and again standards were excellent. Staff were very friendly and efficient. We had to change our plans and again that was an easy process. I have recommended this to friends since returning home. Book early though to keep the cost down.

    'Anonymous' travelled Belfast Liverpool Birkenhead with Stena Line on Stena Mersey

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Belfast Guide

The city of Belfast, in Northern Ireland is the provinces capital city and is located in County Antrim, although parts of the city are located in County Down. The city has a long tradition in the production of Irish linen production, tobacco production, rope making and shipbuilding. In fact, the city's main shipbuilder, Harland and Wolf, is famously, or infamously, known for building the RMS Titanic. Modern day Belfast is a main centre for commerce, the arts, higher education, law, business and or course, tourism.

Belfast's large port is a main hub in the import and export of goods and for passenger ferry services. There is a regular crossing to Cairnryan in Scotland with a crossing time of around 2 hours and 15 minutes by conventional ferry. There is also a regular ferry service to Liverpool in the north west of England and seasonal services to Douglas on the Isle of Man operated by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

Liverpool Birkenhead Guide

The town of Birkenhead is located on the Wirral Peninsular, on the west bank of the River Mersey estuary, in the north west of England and is opposite the city of Liverpool. The sea has played an important part in the town's history through its port and its tradition in shipbuilding. The town's design, which was influenced by William Laird and his son John, is similar to that of Edinburgh New Town's with sections of Birkenhead laid out in a grid pattern. The grid was centred around Hamilton Square and was started in 1826 and has the most Grade I listed buildings surrounding it than any other square in England after Trafalgar Square in London. Interesting attractions in the town include the Grade I listed Town Hall, the Queensway Tunnel Main Entrance and the Woodside Ferry Terminal. Scenes from the movie Chariots of Fire were filmed at Woodside and were meant to be a representation of Dover in the 1920's.

Ferry services operating from the port depart to Dublin in Ireland, Belfast in Northern Ireland and across the Mersey Estuary to Liverpool.