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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

4.2
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97% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.1
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  • Catering:3.8
  • Punctuality:4.5
  • Cleanliness:4.3
  • "Great Service"

    Great crossing and service there and back

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    Reviewed 19 April 2015 by Sparkymark who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Relaxing trip"

    The ferry staff were polite and helpful the ferry was clean and tidy. Good trip

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    Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Review"

    It was a convenient 2 hour comfortable journey and we were able to eat lunch on board. Facilities sufficient for the numbers on board, we didn't have to queue.

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    Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Jo who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "P & O Irish Sea"

    The ferry to Larne, was on time, we had a good crossing, it was a little choppy, as it was very windy outside, the ferry was clean and tidy, the crew were kind and friendly and polite. On the return journey the following week, it was the same as before, on time, good crossing, not windy this time. The ferry was clean and tidy, the crew were polite, friendly and kind.

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    Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Joseph who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Larne trip"

    We had no problems with the Ferry going over to Larne, the ships crew were very helpful as i had my dog with me and was to;d if i was concerned about her to get in touch with a crew member and they would let me go and check on her. The crossing was fine and on time, but coming home we wee delayed through a oil leak on the propeller, we were given a voucher for £3.50 to try and ease the waiting time a little,we had a coffee and a scone which where very nice.

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    Reviewed 08 April 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Direct ferries"

    First class journey in both directions as always. Friendly staff. For the last few years have travelled with P&O and every journey has been a pleasurable one. Thank you once again P&O.

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    Reviewed 01 April 2015 by Cecil Ronald who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan/Larne return"

    Efficient, on time, reasonable price. What was required.

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    Reviewed 27 March 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Family with young children"

    This is a really good ferry and the playroom is great for keeping young children amused.

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    Reviewed 12 March 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Two crossings"

    The whole experience travelling to and from NI on the European Highlander was very good. The crew were perfect in every way possible and thankfully, so was the state of the sea! I look forward to another trip in the near future.

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    Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Peter who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "18.02.15 "

    Totally excellent experience. Very efficient.

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    Reviewed 25 February 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Excellent Journey"

    We found both journeys very comfortable and would be happy to travel again in the same way.

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    Reviewed 22 February 2015 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "p&o sailing"

    Had a great trip staff could not be more very helpful. We upgraded to club class and was well worth it

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    Reviewed 03 February 2015 by Andrew who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Cairnryan to Larne"

    Good trip, excellent staff, comfortable lounges and better than expected catering. As we were heading south in Ireland, slightly disappointed that the road from Larne to Belfast was a bit slow.Had we been going west this would not have been an issue, and did not detract from the good impression of the crossing.

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    Reviewed 31 January 2015 by Roderick who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Highland Fling"

    For a few days in Scotland the convenience of Larne to Cairnryan is much underrated. We found it much easier to to access Larne than Belfast ( inspite of the roadworks upgrading the route to the port). We travelled on the Highlander on the way out and her sister ship on return. The harbour staff were very helpful and efficient. The Ships crews on both journeys were polite, friendly and helpful. Access to and from the car deck could not have been easier. The public areas were very clean and in reasonable repair. Both journeys proved to be relaxing and enjoyable with a cosy atmosphere by comparison to the much larger vessels sailing out of Belfast.

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    Reviewed 28 January 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Lovely trip to Larne"

    This ship was lovely, everything you could need, food, coffee and comfortable lounge. There was also a movie showing, but my first trip to Ireland so didn't want to miss the journey. Very helpful staff, car easy to drive on and off. A great experience.

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    Reviewed 28 January 2015 by Jennifer who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Quick and Easy Crossing"

    I usually travel to Ireland from Holyhead but with staying in North Donegal decided to use this route instead. Am now considering using it again in future even for travelling to Galway!

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    Reviewed 03 January 2015 by Susan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "great experience"

    I was travelling to collect my elderly parents and bring them to my home for a couple of weeks. My Dad walks with the help of a walking aid. The courtesy shown to us by the staff was exemplary. The boat was very clean. It was on time and the food was excellent. Both journeys could not have been better.

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    Reviewed 12 December 2014 by Sylvia who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Return trip Larne Cairnryan"

    - Personal professional and couteous - Efficient and comfortable service - Prices for onboard refreshment somewhat excessive

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    Reviewed 25 November 2014 by Eugene who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Smooth Sailing"

    I'm not that fond of sailing but this ship is really good. I love to go to the movie room with a nice fresh coffee or if you are hungry, the food is fresh and hot. Easy to book and easy sailing. Very comfortable.

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    Reviewed 19 November 2014 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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  • "Good service all round"

    We had no complaints what so ever, boarding and disinbarking was straight forward and easy, very well organised by staff, we had a meal while crossing and the food was excellent, staff very friendly, will use this crossing again.

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    Reviewed 09 November 2014 by Barry who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander

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