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European Highlander

Operated by P&O Irish Sea on the Cairnryan Larne route

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.

Onboard Food and Drink

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.

Onboard Shopping

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.

Travelling with children

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.

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Onboard European Highlander

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European Highlander Reviews

4.3
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98% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.2
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  • Catering:3.9
  • Punctuality:4.5
  • Cleanliness:4.4
  • "My trip to Larne"

    This was my first trip and i had a great time. The ferry staff were very good and helpful. I will be using this ferry service again. well done

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    Reviewed 18 May 2016 by Peter who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Holiday trip"

    Ferry departure and arrivals in both directions perfect, excellent, helpful staff

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    Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Brian who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Relaxed 'cruise'"

    The organisation for the ferry was superb, all staff very helpful and the ship comfortable and clean. The only complaint, the captain's announcements were inaudible.

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    Reviewed 05 May 2016 by Brian who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Our experience aboard the European Causeway."

    Our overall experience of Direct Ferries was more than satisfactory. We would definitely recommend your ship to others. Thanks for the very pleasant trip, both to Northern Ireland and home again. We never used your catering facilities, so cannot speak of them.

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    Reviewed 29 April 2016 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Excellent crossing and very nice staff"

    We crossed from Cairnryan to Larne earlier this month. Very smooth boarding with assistance, with lifts for me since I use crutches. We booked for the lounge which was comfortable with wine, water, coffee, tea, crisps, fruit, nuts etc complimentary. Fast and efficient service and I certainly would use them again.

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    Reviewed 29 April 2016 by Carol who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "pleasant trip"

    lovely sailing pleasant experience

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    Reviewed 27 April 2016 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Ferry crossing "

    Very enjoyable hassle free crossing,will definitely do it again.

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    Reviewed 26 April 2016 by Paul who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Excellent level of service"

    Our sailing was both punctual and of a very high standard of service. Both ways we arrived ahead of schedule. Highly recommended and would definitely use again.

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    Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Paul who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Care and respect"

    My journey was made easier by the thoughtfulness of the catering staff who helped me with my meal. Not only that but the lady came to ask me if I was all right, which I appreciated. It is also good to know that I can have assistance when I need it. Thank you. The rest of my journey was easy and I enjoyed it.

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    Reviewed 21 April 2016 by Marie who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Good crossing!"

    Very comfortable - we were lucky with the weather and the boat not being busy as it was after the school holidays had finished in Northern Ireland

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    Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan to Larne"

    Excellent service. Staff very courteous. Arrived much too early for our scheduled booking, but our ticket was altered to earlier ferry without difficulty. Left Stranraer and arrived in Larne exactly on time. Would have no hesitation in using this service for all future trips.

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    Reviewed 13 April 2016 by Deirdre who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "sailing to Ireland"

    I had a pleasant crossing comfortable seating , helpful staff, sailed on time arrived on time. I will use this service again.

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    Reviewed 05 March 2016 by Maureen who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Top class service"

    Really efficient, hassle free journey with no issues at all

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    Reviewed 04 March 2016 by Terry who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Excellent service once again"

    Have just returned from annual trip to Ireland for a week of golf. The ferry experience was once again first class. No hassle at the port, quick and easy loading in plenty of time for last off. Clean and comfortable saloon area for relaxing crossing. Perfect timings and great service. Will definitely use again.

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    Reviewed 27 February 2016 by Kevin who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "good journey"

    boat clean, comfortable and spacious.

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    Reviewed 22 February 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Stormy weather"

    I was very anxious about the crossing when we reached Cairnryan as there were high winds and a swell. The staff at the terminal advised me to sit in the TV lounge and reassured me that there were stabilisers on the ferry. We watched "Everest" and I hardly felt any discomfort. I got a text near the end of the journey telling me that the A6 was closed both ways at Toomebridge. The staff reopened the shop so I could see a map to replan my route. Excellent staff. Excellent smooth crossing.

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    Reviewed 19 February 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "relaxing"

    The crew were helpful and very efficient in their duties, the food was good the ship was clean and tidy. which all made a relaxing trip.

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    Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Derek who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "fantastic"

    easy to book , good prices....absolutely no problems

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    Reviewed 27 December 2015 by Noel who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Very satisfied"

    Recent trip from Larne to Cairnryan (and return) with P&O was up to the usual high standard. Sailings were on time, the ferry was clean, warm and comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful. We travel a couple of times a year and have always had an excellent service.

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    Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Alma who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "excellent"

    Very fast boarding and disembarking well done.

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    Reviewed 11 November 2015 by Ray who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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