There is 1 way to get from Belfast to Portpatrick by car or car ferry

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Drive, carferry  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Larne
  2. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan

$34 - $107

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The distance between Belfast and Portpatrick is 37 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Belfast to Portpatrick, including transfers.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Portpatrick. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Portpatrick.
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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Portpatrick, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Portpatrick. However, you can take the drive to Larne, take the carferry to Cairnryan, then take the drive to Portpatrick.

Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
01304 448866.
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
Passenger Standard
Passenger Flexi
Standard Car

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