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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

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98% of our customers recommended this ship

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  • Punctuality:4.5
  • Cleanliness:4.4
  • "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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  • "P&O Cairnryan to Larne"

    Chose the short crossing from Cairnryan to Larne and it proved to be worth the extra driving to reach the port. The loading and embarkation was efficiently carried out and the departure and arrival times were punctual. All the staff were professional and friendly. I will choose this service again without hesitation. Thank you.

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    Reviewed 05 November 2015 by Peter who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Great crossing "

    This was second time travelling on European Highlander to Ireland .Once again the whole journey from arriving at Cairnryan,boarding the ferry and then driving off at Larne was so easy and we would certainly use P&O again in the future .

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    Reviewed 25 October 2015 by John who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Best crossing yet."

    Prompt departure, pleasant smooth crossing, well organised exit. Staff all pleasant and helpful. Great trip.

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    Reviewed 18 October 2015 by Angela who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "P& O Cairnryan to Larne return "

    First class all the way crew helpful and caring enjoyed the trip thanks

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    Reviewed 15 October 2015 by Annmarie who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "very enjoyable trip to cairnryan"

    We had a very enjoyable trip from Larne to Cairnryan and return recently. Ship was nice and clean hospitality very good. Staff helpful and approachable. Only thing I felt on a downer was that the shop offered little selection of goods, could have been much better.

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    Reviewed 11 October 2015 by Samuel who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Great trip"

    No problems had a great trip, very well organised

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    Reviewed 09 October 2015 by Lee who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan to Larne"

    We were unable to fault our Direct Ferries experience from the time of booking to disembarking. The ferry was exceptionally clean and the staff very helpful. Thanks Direct ferries

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    Reviewed 01 October 2015 by Ian who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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