Strangford Lough Ferry

Roads Service operates the ferry service across Strangford Lough between the villages of Strangford and Portaferry in Northern Ireland. To travel the distance between Strangford and Portaferry by road is approximately 75 kilometres and takes about an hour and a half by car. By contrast, the ferry route is approximtely 0.6 nautical miles with a typicall crossing time of about 8 minutes.

Sailing Times

From Strangford
Departs on the hour and on the half hour.
Weekdays: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am -11:00 pm
Sunday: 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

From Portaferry
Departs at quarter past and quarter to the hour.
Weekdays: 7:45 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday: 8:15 am - 11:15 pm
Sunday: 9:45 am - 10:45 pm

Sailing every day of the year except Christmas Day
Boxing Day and New Year's Day - Sunday Service operates
Wheelchair accessible. € Accepted.
NB. As we do not have exact location information, this is a map of the local area.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Portaferry Visitor Information Centre
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