Belfast Ferry Terminal
Belfast ferry port offers ferry crossings to Liverpool in England, and Cairnryan in Scotland.
Belfast ferry terminal is Northern Ireland's main passenger port, situated just off the motorway and within easy reach of Belfast city centre, the port links Northern Ireland with the Isle of Man, Liverpool and Cairnryan in Scotland. There are two terminals: Isle of Man Steam Packet ferries arrive and depart from Albert Quay while Stena Line operate from the Victoria terminal.
Get directions for Belfast Ferry Terminal
Stena Line Address: Victoria Terminal 4, West Bank Road, Belfast, BT3 9JL, Northern Ireland.
Steam Packet Address: Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Terminal, Albert Quay, Belfast, BT3 9SS, Northern Ireland.
Travelling to Belfast Ferry Terminal
Travelling by Car
The Steam Packet Terminal can be reached via the M1. At the Broadway Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A12/Westlink, heading to the M2/M3, and continue to follow the A12 for 2.1 miles, then take the A2 and follow it for 0.7 miles, and you will see signs for the Port and the Steam Packet Terminal. The Stena Line terminal is located close to the motorway network off Junction 1 of the M2 Motorway (Fortwilliam roundabout) offering easy access from Belfast city centre and the rest of Ireland. The port is clearly signed 'Stena Line' on motorways and roads in the vicinity.
To compensate for the luck of public transport to the new Stena Line Terminal, black public hire taxis operate a taxi-share scheme from the terminal to the city centre.
Travelling by Bus
Translink operate Metro Service 96 from Upper Queen Street near Belfast City Hall to West Bank Road. A return service is also in operation. Journey time is approximately 22 minutes. Please note that The Stena Line Belfast to Liverpool terminal is midway on the West Bank Road. The Belfast to Cairnryan Terminal is at the end of the West Bank Road.
Belfast: Port Facilities
The new Stena Line terminal has a coffee bar serving snacks and refreshments. The Isle of Man Steam Packet terminal has snack bar providing hot and cold drinks as well as light snacks is open during terminal opening hours.
Disabled assistance is available at both terminals.
Car parks at Belfast Ferry Port
At the Isle of Man Steam Packet Terminal there are short term parking facilities, for set down and pick up. Long term parking is available in a Pay and Display car park. A large short term car park is available at the Stena Line terminal.
This information is provided for guidance only.