Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd

Ballycastle and Rathlin Island across the Sea of Moyle

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Opening Times

Summer opening hours - 8.00-18.30

Winter opening hours – 8.30-12.30 & 13.30-17.00 (with exception of Christmas week)

Contact Us

T. +44 (0)28 2076 9299

M. +44 (0)7553359596


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18 Bayview Road,
County Antrim.
BT54 6BT
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  • Public toilet
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  • Credit/Debit cards accepted
  • Actiity Bundles available

A world away for a day on the Causeway Coast and Glens scenic route.

We provide a year round passenger and vehicle ferry service to and from the beautiful, historic island of Rathlin with its stunning rugged scenery, friendly local population and unique wildlife habitat.

Rathlin Island Ferry Service operates across the six miles from Ballycastle in County Antrim across the Sea of Moyle to a place where time stands still and you cannot help but fall in love with this little piece of paradise. Just six miles long and 1 mile wide the island boasts a rich history, shipwrecks, a breath taking landscape ,quaint island pub, grocery store, gift shops, post office, art gallery, visitor centre, museum, bicycle hire, bus tours, seabird sanctuary, lighthouses , play park, beach, outdoor gym. There are also a selection of restaurants and accommodation and of course the islands resident seals!

Visit in any season for ever changing scenery and plenty of walking trails or experience the buzz of island life in the summer months when Rathlin really comes to life. Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd offers islanders, locals and tourists a friendly value for money ferry service from Ballycastle to Rathlin Island. A world away for a day!