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Scenic Carlingford Ferry

Greenore Port, Greenore A91 A0V1, Ireland
+44 28 4176 2488
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Lovely trip

Ideal way to cross Carlingford Lough to the Mourne Mountains and just takes 15mins to cross. Goes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Darhan14
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Roscommon, Ireland
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Lovely

Great half hour on the ferry beautiful views tight squeeze to get out of car to enjoy said views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jodowds
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belfast
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The Scenic Carlingford Ferry operates a continuous car ferry services across Carlingford Lough linking the Village of Greenore, Co Louth to the town land of Greencastle, Co. Down. Our ferry is a very important link for tourism, business opportunities as well being an important part to many people’s day trip itinerary. The crossing takes 15-20 minutes and caters for all types of vehicles, foot passengers and cyclists (except articulated lorries). Tickets can be bought online for a discounted rate and once purchased tickets are valid for 90 days (unless otherwise stated). We hope to see you onboard soon. Enjoy the scenic route. Time table Greencastle: Leaves every hour on the hour Mon- Fri 7.00am-6.00pm Sat & Sun 9.00am-6.30pm Greenore: Leaves every half hour on the hour Mon - Fri 7.30am-6.30pm Sat & Sun 9.00am- 6.30pm
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Greenore Port, Greenore A91 A0V1, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ideal way to cross Carlingford Lough to the Mourne Mountains and just takes 15mins to cross. Goes on time and staff very helpful

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great half hour on the ferry beautiful views tight squeeze to get out of car to enjoy said views but efficient and does what it says on the tin!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the ferry from Carlingford to the other side and I have to say it was a great experience for my family the staff are amazing and there is a very friendly man he is from Boston his name is Joseph and he was so...More

Thank Catherine O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well signposted from Kilkeel. Very organized waiting queues (even a small kiosks to purchase provisions!) and more cars fit on than I would have thought! Quick and easy payments on board (you can also purchase online). We left the car and went up a short...More

Thank Amy L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We use this service regularly to go hiking in the Mourne mountains i find it a very efficient and time saving way to get across the lough It is very well run Very pleasant and helpful staff and a lovely experience of sailing across Highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used the ferry a couple of times and is well worth the money given the time saved crossing the lough versus driving from Carlingford to Greencastle. It is a lovely trip and provides fantastic photo opportunities during the 15-20 minutes crossing each other...More

Thank Steve432016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An exceptionally well run ferry crossing on both sides! Great experience for all the family. Very efficient and a beautiful boat. The young staff guiding the traffic are very professional in organizing the traffic onto the ferry. Clean toilets on both sides. Highly recommended!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If travelling from the direction of Dublin and heading for the Co Down coast I.e. Kilkeel, mountains of Mourne, Newcastle etc. using this great ferry service is the way to travel - saves time, fuel costs and is a very efficient and enjoyable service. Congratulations...More

1  Thank Peregrini
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Used the Carlingford Ferry a few times this week to go across from South to North. All very efficient and an excellent way to save half an hour and get a boat trip at the same time!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This local commuter service was a big surprise for random tourists, never known that it will be possible to cross over border between these irish countries over sea, using own cars (not heavy lorries) by ferry connection. This way you will save approx 1 hour...More

1  Thank JaakkoTapio
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Carlingford_Ferry17, Sales and Marketing Executive at Scenic Carlingford Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hello JaakooTapio, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! We are delighted to hear that you had a great trip on-board the Scenic Carlingford Ferry. We look forward to welcoming you back on-board in the near future. Sincerely, Louise Burns |...More

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Frances G
15 July 2018|
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Response from Catherine O | Reviewed this property |
From Carlingford it’s every hour on the 1/2 hour and then back it’s every hour on the hour first sailing is 9.30 and last I think is 8.30 or 9.30
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Frances G
15 July 2018|
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Response from Kate F | Reviewed this property |
It's cheaper if you buy your tickets online. Single journey is €13.50 (instead of €15) and return journey is €22.50 instead of €25. I've just booked another trip online tonight! It's a lovely crossing.
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