Liverpool Birkenhead
Belfast
Ferry to Northern Ireland
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Ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry Times

The earliest ferry leaves Liverpool Birkenhead at approximately 10:30 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 22:30. The average sailing time is approximately 7h 59m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 7h 0m. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

How long is the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry take around 7 hours and 59 minutes, with the fastest ferries taking 7 hours. Be sure to bear in mind that sail durations can change for numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.

Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry Operator Schedules

There are around 13 weekly sailings from Birkenhead to Belfast. Stena Line offer up to 13 sailings per week. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

How much is the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

The price of a ferry from Birkenhead to Belfast can vary between £111 and £478 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £128, prices can range from £56 and £222. The average price with a car is £368. Car prices can range from £258 and £482. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season. Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

How far is it from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

The distance between Birkenhead to Belfast is approximately 217 miles (349km) or 188 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel with a car on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.

Can I travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Stena Line between Birkenhead and Belfast.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast. Pets are welcome on Stena Line with the option to book your pet into a kennel, bring them on onboard the ferry (albeit with limited access to public areas) or keep them inside your vehicle throughout the journey. The latter option is not applicable on certain routes operated by Stena Line so please check before booking your ferry ticket.

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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    The ferry crossing time from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast is approximately 8h. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast is £278. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast and this is
    • Stena Line
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    Book ferries from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast with
    • Stena Line
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast with
    • Stena Line
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

    Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • Stena Line
  • How far is Belfast from Liverpool Birkenhead?

    The distance between Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast is approximately 188 nautical Miles.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry reviews

  • "Such a relaxing way to travel"

    I travel regularly to Belfast. Normally by plane for the perceived convenience. This trip was a revelation check in and boarding with the car is relaxed and straight forward. Te cabin comfortable and quiet. I slept like a log both ways and arrived energised for a full day's work. Just brilliant

    'Stena Embla' travelled on Stena Embla

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  • "My family and I where very disappointed with direct ferries "

    We paid direct ferries £324 this was total charge for cabin outward bound and inward bound , on our way bk stenaline ferry's told us that they had only received £257 I would like the remainder of my money bk please as a result of this we couldn't get a cabin paid

    'Stena Embla' travelled on Stena Embla

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  • " Edda Rules the Waves"

    I haven't travelled by ferry to Ireland for more than 25 years, so I was astounded at the difference between the ferries of old and the present day. I travelled on the Edda and it was more like a cruise ship than a ferry. elegant, modern decor, excellent passenger facilities and super helpful crew. I could have done without the gale force conditions on my return trip, but if you do find yourslef on the Irish Sea in a November gale, there's no place better than the Stena Edda!

    'Stena Edda' travelled on Stena Edda

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  • "Adventure in Ireland "

    Excellent trip both ways with helpful staff. 

    'Stena Embla' travelled on Stena Embla

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Liverpool Birkenhead Guide

A haven of cultural delights, Liverpool Birkenhead ferry port offers a vibrant mix of music, history, and art. You can't miss the Beatles Story museum, dedicated to the world-famous band, or the historic Birkenhead Park, the first publicly funded park in the world. With Christmas approaching, the city shines with festive markets, perfect for a warm mulled wine and unique gifts. From Liverpool Birkenhead ferry port, you can easily hop on a train to Manchester or Chester for a day trip. To get to Liverpool city centre, the Birkenhead Hamilton Square train station is a brief 10-minute walk from the Liverpool Birkenhead ferry port, with frequent trains whisking you across the Mersey in under 20 minutes. Whether you're a music fan, a history buff or a culture vulture, Liverpool Birkenhead ferry port is a must-see destination on your ferry travels.

Belfast Guide

Steeped in history and bursting with culture, Belfast is a treasure trove of attractions. The city boasts the spectacular Titanic Belfast, an interactive museum telling the story of the world's most famous ship, and the iconic Crumlin Road Gaol. Alternatively, soak up the atmosphere in the bustling Cathedral Quarter, renowned for its thriving arts scene. Belfast ferry port offers easy access to many ferry routes, including crossings to Liverpool and Cairnryan. The ferry port is conveniently located just a few miles from the city center, and travel is a breeze with a regular bus service connecting the ferry port and city. As you step into the festive season, don't miss the enchanting Belfast Christmas Market. A world of culinary delights, unique crafts, and holiday cheer awaits you in the heart of this vibrant city.


Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Stena Line 10:30 18:30 8 hours Everyday
Stena Line 22:30 06:30 8 hours Everyday

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