Liverpool Birkenhead
Belfast
Ferries to Northern Ireland
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry

The Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast route is one of the most popular and oldest ferry routes that runs in the UK. With 12 ferries running weekly, provided by 1 ferry operator Stena Line, and sailing times of around 8 hours.

Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry reviews

  • "A comfortable crossing"

    We took the overnight Saturday outbound sailing and the daytime Saturday return journey a week later. The very comfortable cabin was well worth the cost and a good nights sleep helps the early arrival into Belfast when the hotel check-in is not until 3.00pm. The daytime return crossing was comfortably spent in the bar/cafe areas. There's enough to keep occupied for 8 hours, including televised football. We'll use this route again without doubt.

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  • "Day sailing "

    Had a warm welcome on board, definalty the best way to travel. Can't wait for our next trip! All the staff were helpful and polite.

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  • "Belfast trip"

    No problems at all excellent service and would do it again.

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  • "Best way to travel"

    I did overnight. What a trip. The seas of the UK are so busy! We followed a massive cruise liner, then overtook it. Its just so much better than the plane. Facilities really good, staff really helpful and friendly. Can't really fault it.

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Liverpool Birkenhead Guide

The town of Birkenhead, which is considered to be part of Liverpool’s dock system, but is still a unique town in its own right, has a strong history of shipbuilding that can be dated back many centuries, as well as many The town of Birkenhead, which is considered to be part of Liverpool’s dock system, but is still a unique town in its own right, has a strong history of shipbuilding that can be dated back many centuries, as well as many beautiful parks that the town is known for, which are home to incredible flower displays and historical monuments. This ferry port is one of the most popular gateways from England to Belfast, as well as the Isle of Man, and has all the facilities that you may need, including easy access to the centre of Liverpool, and both short- and long-term parking.

Belfast Guide

The city of Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, and is one of the most popular places for visitors, thanks to its incredible architecture that can be seen all over the city, as well as its rich history of trading in linen, tobacco, and in shipbuilding, making this one of the most exciting cities in the UK to visit. As the largest ferry port in Northern Ireland, Belfast has everything need for your journey, including seating areas, cafes, parking, and quick access to the rest of Belfast.

Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 12 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, Stena Line, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

How long does the Ferry from Liverpool to Belfast take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry take around 8 hours, but 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 to Belfast Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Belfast from Liverpool Birkenhead will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Can I take my car on the Ferry from Liverpool to Belfast?

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


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