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
"2 return trips in one week."
Very nice ship with very pleasant staff. The members cabin is very relaxing which includes light refreshments and worth the extra cost. If you pay for priority boarding, you have to turn up early. We checked in 35 minutes before departure, were among the last 20 cars to board and we're actually the last car to get off. Not great priority treatment. Quite pricy for daytime travel, but still a nice trip.
Reviewed 26 June 2016 by John who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Excellent all round service. Vessel was clean and tidy, no complaints. Crossing was very smooth but mainly because the sea was like a mill pond. Found staff helpful and courteous. Ten out of ten.
Reviewed 06 June 2016 by Peter Neil who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"A very smooth crossing"
A very pleasant trip to Ireland.
Reviewed 03 June 2016 by Robert who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Good crossing in pleasant surroundings and on time.
Reviewed 02 June 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Birthday holiday to Ireland"
This was an extra holiday to Ireland this year to celebrate a special birthday for my wife. We travel from Cairnryan to Larne every year for one of our holidays, we find P&O the best ferry for many reasons. We live on the Isle of Arran so know what makes a ferry journey that bit special and P&O are special from the minute you arrive at the ferry terminal. The staff at the ticket booth are welcoming,friendly and most helpful,the security are polite and thorough, driving onto the ferry is easy and onboard is very spacious so easy to park and plenty of room getting in and out of your car. Once onboard we find the food very good quality and well priced, sometimes we go and watch a film to pass the journey time, any questions you have are dealt you very helpful staff plus my wife enjoys the shop. We will be back in August for our other holiday can't wait.
Reviewed 30 May 2016 by David who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Spot on "
Did a return trip on p&o , found it very good , easy check in , good onboard facility's and on time both ways
Reviewed 26 May 2016 by Kenneth who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Excellent service "
Excellent can't say anything bad, so all good.
Reviewed 24 May 2016 by Steven who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Hot Return Journey"
Things were fine for all the main aspects of our voyages. The only negative was that before our return to Cairnryan the ship had been docked facing bright sunshine at Larne and the lounge had heated up considerably as a result. It would appear that the ship had either no, or inadequate, air conditioning to counteract this. We did not eat on board so can make no comment on the quality of the catering.
Reviewed 24 May 2016 by Reginald Short who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Cairnryan to Larne "
Excellent service, spent a very happy weekend in Dublin, Took my car and the ferry service was very efficient. Would use it again.
Reviewed 22 May 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
The guys on the ferry were very good and organized getting everyone on board We were very lucky and were in the lounge as my wife was unwell with the flu the ladies made her very comfortable and bought her a quilt and doona
Reviewed 21 May 2016 by Jim who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"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
Reviewed 18 May 2016 by Peter who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
Ferry departure and arrivals in both directions perfect, excellent, helpful staff
Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Brian who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
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.
Reviewed 05 May 2016 by Brian who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"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.
Reviewed 29 April 2016 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"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.
Reviewed 29 April 2016 by Carol who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
lovely sailing pleasant experience
Reviewed 27 April 2016 by William who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"Ferry crossing "
Very enjoyable hassle free crossing,will definitely do it again.
Reviewed 26 April 2016 by Paul who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"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.
Reviewed 22 April 2016 by Paul who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
"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.
Reviewed 21 April 2016 by Marie who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander
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
Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on European Highlander