Loch Ryan Port Authority

Loch Ryan Port is operated by Stena Line Ports Ltd, who are the statutory Harbour Authority. This website aims to provide commercial and leisure information to present and future port users.


Loch Ryan Port, Cairnryan is located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland and from here you have a choice of up to 6 daily sailings to Belfast. The port is approximately 1 hour’s drive to Ayr, 2 hours to Glasgow and 3 hours to Edinburgh.

Cairnryan is a small village with a shop and a couple of B&B’s. However the port is also located a short distance from the Town of Stranraer (approx. 8 miles / 10 minutes away). Stranraer offers a number of hotels, guest houses, B&B’s plus shops, cafes, restaurants and petrol stations.

Lat: 54.98555 / Long: -5.035139

Post Code: DG9 8RG