Sail & Rail

The comfortable, cost effective route to a great range of destinations across Britain.

Onboard Stena Line experience a range of facilities and services designed to help you relax in comfort and style. Then sit back and relax as you travel by dedicated Rail Link coach from Cairnryan Port to Ayr station while you will join the rail network as you travel to your onward destination.

Travel the smart way!

Please note: Dogs cannot be accommodated on the Rail Link coach between Cairnryan and Ayr. However officially registered guide, hearing or assistance dogs will be able to travel on the coach with their owners free of charge.

Change in Rail & Sail Timetable via Belfast - Cairnryan

Please note that our Sail & Rail Timetable to and from Ireland now operates as one departure a day in each direction as follows:

Sail & Rail tickets are only valid on the services shown above.


If you are looking for travel options at other times of day, please click here.

Tickets can be purchased at any time online or via telephone. For Belfast departures within 7 days please call us on 08445 762 762 to arrange your Sail & Rail ticket collection from the Stena Line ticket desk, Belfast, prior to check-in.

For customers calling from the Republic of Ireland please call 01 907 5388 and for our International customers 0044 8445 762 762.

Your Rail and Sail tickets will be issued by thetrainline, for ticketing queries please call them direct on 00 44 8712 441 545 (calls cost 13p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Calls from outside the UK may cost more).

Please note: To book a Rail and Sail ticket that includes entry to the Stena Plus lounge and/or cabins, you must call 00 44 8445 762 762 to make your booking as it is not possible to book these onboard extras online with your rail ticket. (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

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