Travel by boat
A choice of car-ferry services to Belfast and Larne operate from Scotland, England and Isle of Man. Journey times vary from 90 minutes to overnight.
T: 0871 664 6464
T: 028 9074 7747
Strangford Lough Ferry Service
T: 0300 200 7898
Sailing every day of the year except Christmas Day
- Passengers Ordinary fare: Single £1.00, same day return £2.00, 20 Journey Smartcard Top up £12.00
- Senior Citizen: Free with Smart pass, Single 50p, Same Day Return £1.00
- Children under 5: Free
- Children Over 5 & under 16: Single 50p, Same Day Return £1.00, 20 Journey Smartcard Top up £5.50
- Motorcycle & Driver: Single £3. 50, Same Day Return £5.50, 20 Journey Smartcard Top up £31.00
- Disabled persons: Single fare £2.50, same day return £4. 00.
Vehicle up to:
- 6 metres (and driver): Single fare £5.80, Same Day return £10.00, 20 Journey Smartcard Top-up £50.00
- MUST pay for car passengers at rates shown above.
- Over 6, not exceeding 8 metres: Single fare £10.00, Same Day Return £18.00, 20 Journey Smartcard Top up £120.00
- Each additional 2 m: Single £4.50, Return £8.00, 20 Journey Smartcard Top up £54.00
Smartcards and Top ups may be purchased from the following places,
Strangford Ferry Terminal, Rathkeltair House, Downpatrick. Kevin Og Newsagents,Strangford. Centra, High Street, Portaferry.