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

There are usually 1 daily and 13 weekly sailings between Liverpool Birkenhead and Belfast. This ferry route is operated by Stena Line. Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferries cost between £118 and £514, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferries.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry Times

The earliest Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferry sailings typically depart Liverpool Birkenhead at around 10:30. The last ferry usually departs at 22:30.

How long is the ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 8h 0m. The fastest sailings are approximately 7h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 13 weekly ferry sailings from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast. These sailings are provided by Stena Line. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast Ferry Prices

Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferry prices typically range between £118* and £514*. The average price is typically £346*. The cheapest Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferry prices start from £36*. The average price for a foot passenger is £139*. The average price for a car is £396*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast?

The distance between Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast is approximately 216.5 miles (348.5km) or 188.2 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Liverpool Birkenhead Belfast ferry?

Yes, Stena Line allow cars on board ferries between Liverpool Birkenhead and Belfast. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Liverpool Birkenhead and Belfast.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Stena Line between Liverpool 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 with Stena Line. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Liverpool Birkenhead - Belfast Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators Stena Line
Average Price £346*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 13
Average Sailing Duration 8h 0m
Fastest Sailing Duration 7h 0m
First Ferry 10:30
Last Ferry 22:30
Distance 188 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

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 £346. 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 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Stena Line 10:30 18:30 8 hours Everyday
Stena Line 22:00 06:30 8 hours 30 minutes Tue
Stena Line 22:30 06:30 8 hours Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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