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Book Ferries to Ireland, France and the UK

You can use to book Irish Ferries between Ireland and the UK between Dublin and Holyhead and between Pembroke and Rosslare. This company also provide a ferry service to France between Rosslare and Cherbourg, Rosslare and Roscoff and Dublin and Cherbourg. See below for the latest prices and sailing times.

Irish Ferries Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Holyhead - Dublin

    • 1 x Foot Passenger(s) Return
      Travel: 25/10/2015 - 31/10/2015
    • from: £60
    • Irish Ferries
    • passenger(s)
  • Cherbourg - Dublin

    • Car + 2 Return
      Travel: 18/10/2015 - 14/11/2015
    • from: £211
    • Irish Ferries
    • passenger(s)
  • Cherbourg - Dublin

    • Car + 4 Return
      Travel: 17/04/2016 - 30/04/2016
    • from: £290
    • Irish Ferries
    • passenger(s)

Sailing Information & Ferry Times

  • Cherbourg - Rosslare

  • Rosslare - Cherbourg

  • Dublin - Holyhead

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per day
    • from 2hrs
  • Holyhead - Dublin

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per day
    • from 1hr 49mins
  • Pembroke - Rosslare

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • 4hrs 1min
  • Rosslare - Pembroke

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per day
    • 4hrs 1min
  • Roscoff - Rosslare

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 17hrs 30mins
  • Rosslare - Roscoff

    • Timetable
    • up to 2 crossings per week
    • 16hrs 30mins
  • Cherbourg - Dublin

  • Dublin - Cherbourg

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On board your ferry

Holyhead / Dublin
If sailing between Holyhead and Dublin, you can choose the Fast Ferry the Jonathan Swift. Travelling at a speed of 39 knots, you could arrive in just 1 hour and 49 minutes! You could also choose the conventional ferry the Ulysses. This is the largest car ferry on the Irish sea and offers an unparalleled sailing experience. On board both ships, you'll find comfortable seating and excellent cabins as well as a shop, restaurant and a café. The Jonathan Swift also features two bars.

Ireland / France
The Oscar Wilde is the most luxurious ship to sail between Rosslare and France with bright airy cabins, stylish lounges and a wide choice of entertainment and dining options. On board, there are three restaurants, a café and a shop. Every night there is also a very popular cabaret show and piano music at Oscar's Piano Bar. From the early afternoon until early evening there is also children's entertainment including a treasure hunt, disco and even a magic show!

Rosslare / Pembroke
The Isle of Inishmore is one of Europe's largest, well equipped, most modern car ferries. On board, as well as comfortable seating and large relaxing cabins, you'll find a shop, children's play area, a café and a restaurant.

Club class seating

If travelling between the UK and Ireland, you could also upgrade to Club Class Seating for a real taste of luxury and extra benefits including:

✔ Priority Boarding - express boarding for motorists.

✔ Reserved Seating - your very own comfortable seating area.

✔ Free Wifi in Club Class! with a state of the art satellite connection

✔ Complimentary Drinks and Snacks - teas, coffee, wine and minerals.

✔ Complimentary Newspapers

✔ Exclusive Lounge Bar - serving a wide range of delicious food and drink.

✔ Power Points - for laptops DVDs and mobile chargers (availability depending on ship).

✔ 10% Discount - on selected best-selling products.

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All Irish Ferries Reviews

based on 242 reviews
Irish Ferries
  • 04 September 2015
    No problems
    • Pembroke to Rosslare with Irish Ferries

      Very pleasant, to be honest the fact that the weather was so good was very helpful. The initial queuing at Pembroke on arrival seemed rather chaotic, and the parking area small, though once through to the waiting area it was fine. It was unfortunate that the sailing times are identical to the other Rosslare ferry from Fishguard as this limited choice of travelling times, and leads to congestion at the Irish end. I can understand that this would need cooperation between companies. Staff were v efficient both on car deck and during journey.

      Review by Relaaxed, Couple.

  • 17 February 2015
    Terrible Custmor Service.
    • Holyhead to Dublin with Irish Ferries

      I was really looking forward to my trip to see a friend in Dublin. I can safely say Irish ferries spoilt my weekend. The customer service staff at Holyhead were incredibly rude, disinterested, unhelpful and lacking in knowledge, when my sailing had been cancelled. I was advised to call a number which isn't staffed on a Sunday to check my return trip which is quite astonishing as the company sails 7 days a week. When raising all my issues with the customer service team in Dublin, they weren't interested in any suggestions I made to ensure this doesn't happen to anyone else. I certainly won't be using this company ever again.

      Review by Anonymous, With Friends.

  • 13 January 2015
    Delayed journey
    • Pembroke to Rosslare with Irish Ferries

      Very disapointed that due to weather conditions we did not sail on 9th Jan2014. Having paid £344.00 on ref:15840126 we did infact miss a family funeral on the 10th Jan. This was a complete waste of time and money, as we could not get off the ship, and get a refund a couple of hours later. we also had to pay for two nights accomadation, all for nothing!!! staff on board were excellent, but we still found our experience very harrowing, and stressful at having to miss the funeral of a family member. A VERY COSTLEY JOURNEY INDEED!!!! aboard the OSCAR WILDE!!!

      Review by Anonymous, Couple.

  • 17 November 2014
    Clean and Comfortable
    • Pembroke to Rosslare with Irish Ferries

      Lovely Clean ferry, travelled club class will opt for this again.

      Review by Trish, Family with young children.

  • 02 November 2014
    • Pembroke to Rosslare with Irish Ferries

      Very good experience. Would use this company again.

      Review by david, Solo Traveller.

Pet Booking Information

Routes between Ireland and Britain

To book your pet, just choose your route and then select the number of cats or dogs you are sailing with. If you don't see this option, please call us before you make your booking.

Pets can travel in the kennels provided or free of charge in your car. If travelling on foot, pets must be transported to and from the ferry in a secure, rigid and appropriate pet cage or box which you must supply. Family pets are not allowed on the passenger decks at any time. Guide dogs can travel with their owners and are welcome throughout the ship.

Note that you a need a pet passport to travel between the UK and Ireland. For more information on pet passports, please read our Pet Travel Guide.

Please note that pet booking online is currently not available on Irish Ferries' France routes.