Travel in comfort and style on the superferry European Highlander and enjoy a range of delicious foods in a choice of settings, a coffee shop, a comfortable and stylish bar, and an onboard shop.
There's some delicious food on offer in Fables restaurant or if you just want a drink and snack then pay a visit to Poets Bar or Costa Coffee.
You can pick up a bargain or two in the Seashop onboard the European Highlander with everything from fine fragrance to wines and gifts on offer.
Children are well catered for onboard the European Highlander with their own special space for colouring-in and playing.
Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our European Highlander guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.
98% of our customers recommended this ship
Quick service,pleasant sailing,always busy but always clean and services in a good state
Reviewed 29 August 2016 by Pauric who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Recently went to Donegal on holiday, used P&O ferries to take my car, experience was fantastic, staff very curtious and professional. Will be travelling with P&O again in the future. Mr Carroll
Reviewed 27 August 2016 by David who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"excellent - but........"
Everything from the booking to boarding was excellent as was the Club Lounge. HOWEVER on the Larne return journey - despite priority boarding I was among the last to disembark meaning I was at the end of the queue all the way along the A75 to Dumfries. I assumed that priority boarding meant also priority disembarking - or am I mistaken??
Reviewed 26 August 2016 by Robert who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"p and o larne to cairnryan and cairnryan to larne"
great sailing no problems
Reviewed 26 August 2016 by Aisling who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Smooth sailing "
We recently travelled with P&O between Cairnryan and Larne. Queuing and boarding was straightforward with very helpful staff suggesting we take the lift with our baby. Plenty of seating; I was able to breastfeed comfortably. Food on board was well cooked and hot; no queuing. Disembarking was efficient. Overall my best ferry crossing yet.
Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Kate who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Holiday trip to Ireland"
This was our second holiday trip to Ireland this year, our first holiday was in May, this one August. We traveled with P&O both times as we find everything just so easy and the trip so enjoyable.The food onboard is first class and reasonably priced plus the service is very good delivered by friendly efficient staff. The video room has comfortable reclining seats and the films new and suitable for mixed groups. The ships are easy to board, with helpful staff on hand to answer any questions. We will be booking with P&O for our holidays next year.
Reviewed 22 August 2016 by David who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Cairnryan - Larne"
Enjoyed our recent crossing between Cairnryan and Larne, friendly staff, no delays, good clean ship.
Reviewed 21 August 2016 by Timothy who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
The outward and return sailings were markedly different. The 4am outward trip from Cairnryan was quiet and not crowded but the return trip from Larne was a full compliment of passengers. Both were prompt in terms of boarding experience and sailing times and a pleasant sailing experience. On the return the captain explained the full passenger compliment and encouraged passengers to try and accommodate access by not reserving or blocking seat access. I was impressed with the following elements; boarding; departure time; onboard catering opportunities; information from captain during voyage.
Reviewed 21 August 2016 by Bruce who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Very Helpful Staff"
The whole process, from booking to travelling, was exceptionally easy. I was travelling by motorcycle and was given assistance to secure my bike after boarding. When it was time to disembark, my bike wouldn't start and the staff members were exceptionally helpful in assisting me to get my bike off the ferry.
Reviewed 19 August 2016 by John who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Everything was great. Thank you.
Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
no problems whatsoever! quick and easy check in etc ferry very clean, friendly and helpful staff overall very pleasant trip
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Pleasant smooth sailings"
Had occasion recently to take the ferry from Larne to Belfast and return a week later - the whole experience was hassle free and passed smoothly. Though the passenger lounge was busy there was room and the staff were efficient and friendly. Would use again.
Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Valerie who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Convenient and on time. Ship was very clean and tidy. Staff very pleasant and helpful. My only complaint was that the shop didn't accept newspaper vouchers so I couldn't enjoy my copy of the Gaurdian with my fish and chips.
Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Cairnryan to Larne return"
Ship was on time. the ships crew secured the motorcycles for the crossing. The ship was very clean and modern. Very good.
Reviewed 10 August 2016 by Paul who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
A good trip, boat on time, cars on arrival at Cairnryan experienced a very quick disembarkation process. I used the club lounge, staff very pleasant.
Reviewed 10 August 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Ferry trip review"
Excellent journey, all very good, clean and very efficient. My only comment is that we sat in the main lounge for 2 hours and it was very cold.
Reviewed 08 August 2016 by Clive who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"trip to northern ireland"
perfect very comfortable and well organised
Reviewed 08 August 2016 by David Allan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Three and s half hours!"
Why on earth has Troon decided not to have a ferry service? It takes an extra hour and a half to get to Cairnryan than Troon, ruling out the early and late ferries which we used to catch from Troon. Customer choice, I think not.
Reviewed 05 August 2016 by Gwyn who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Cairnryan to larne"
Booking very easy, had to change car registration online with no problem, whole experience very good, children used the kids area which they enjoyed, the only downside were the chicken goujons which were awful, the children did not eat them .
Reviewed 30 July 2016 by Agnes who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Trip to Troon"
Travel great Weather mixed Golf fab! Thanks😊
Reviewed 27 July 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander