There are 3 ways to get from Isle of Man to Cairnryan by car ferry or car

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Car ferry  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan

$76 - $120

2 alternative options

Car ferry via Larne  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan

$122 - $242

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Douglas to Cairnryan 316.5 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Man to Cairnryan is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Man to Cairnryan is to car ferry which costs $75 - $120 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Isle of Man and Cairnryan is 91 km. The road distance is 506.5 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Isle of Man to Cairnryan, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Isle of Man and Cairnryan, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Douglas to Cairnryan. However, you can take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to Belfast, then take the car ferry to Cairnryan. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Douglas to Cairnryan via Belfast and Larne in around 6 h 18 min.

Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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