Ferries to Scotland
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Ferries to Scotland

Ferries to Scotland are operated by P&O Irish Sea, Stena Line, Northlink Ferries, Caledonian MacBrayne & Pentland Ferries.

Scotland Ferry Times

There are about 82 daily sailings and up to 588 weekly sailings to Scotland. Ferry schedules can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and compare tickets.

Scotland Ferry Ports

Scotland has 12 ferry ports and Cairnryan ferry port is the most popular with 84 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Larne to Cairnryan

The Larne to Cairnryan ferry sails approximately 7 times daily and up to 49 times weekly, with a sailing duration of 2 hours . On average the price of a ferry from Larne to Cairnryan is $347.66.Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Belfast to Cairnryan

The Belfast Cairnryan ferry takes approximately 2 hours 22 minutes with 5 daily sailings and up to 35 weekly sailings. Belfast Cairnryan ferries cost about $ 383.88. Exclusive of booking fees.

Prices will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated May 01.

Can you take a car ferry to Scotland?

There are car ferries to Scotland, this my vary by route. P&O Irish Sea, Stena Line, Northlink Ferries, Caledonian MacBrayne & Pentland Ferries offer car ferries to Scotland.

Scotland Ferry Prices and Offers

The price of a ferry to Scotland can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to Scotland

Book a ferry to Scotland online with Direct Ferries, using our Deal Finder and compare tickets.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to Scotland?

Ferries to Scotland:
  • Larne
  • Belfast
  • Lerwick
  • Kirkwall
  • Stromness
  • Armadale
  • Craignure
  • Brodick
  • Port Askaig
  • Stornoway
  • St Margaret's Hope

What is the fastest ferry to Scotland?

The fastest ferry crossing to Scotland is via the Armadale to Mallaig ferry, in approximately 30m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Scotland?

The cheapest ferry to Scotland is 170 € on average via the St Margaret's Hope to Gills Bay route. Ferry prices for Scotland can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Scotland?

Scotland Ferry Ports:
  • Cairnryan
  • Aberdeen
  • Scrabster
  • Mallaig
  • Oban
  • Ardrossan
  • Kennacraig
  • Ullapool
  • Gills Bay

Can you take pets on the ferry to Scotland?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

Scotland Ferry Map and Routes

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