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Book a ferry to Dublin with AFerry. Ferries to Dublin, in Ireland, are available from England, France, the Isle of Man and Wales. You can take a ferry to Dublin from Cherbourg, Douglas, Holyhead and Liverpool.

Dublin Ferry Routes

Irish Ferries sail up to 6 crossings per day with a sailing duration of 3 hours 15 minutes for Holyhead to Dublin. Irish Ferries also sail from Cherbourg to Dublin. Isle of Man Steam Packet sail to and from Douglas to Dublin mostly in the spring and summer with a sailing duration of 2 hours 55 minutes (Manannan) or 4 hours 45 minutes (Ben-my-Chree). P&O Ferries sail up to 2 crossings per day with a sailing duration of 8 hours 30 minutes for Liverpool to Dublin. Stena Line sail up to 4 crossings per day with a sailing duration of 3 hours 15 minutes for Holyhead to Dublin.

Dublin Routes

Dublin Special Offers

Take the car & the kids go free with Stena Line!

Take the car & the kids go free with Stena Line!
Travel up to 5 January 2020.
Kids go FREE on Economy and Flexi motorist fares. Available on the Belfast-Cairnryan, Belfast-Liverpool, Dublin-Holyhead and Rosslare-Fishguard routes. No offer code needed! Travel up to 5 January 2020. Must be booked 48 hours in advance of travel.

Terms and Conditions

Kids go Free with Irish Ferries

Kids go Free with Irish Ferries
Travel up to 18 December 2019.
Up to 7 kids go free when you bring the car to Ireland with Irish Ferries. Routes: Holyhead-Dublin and Pembroke-Rosslare. Children defined as aged up to 15 years old. Maximum 7 children per booking.

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About Dublin

The cosmopolitan and lively Irish capital should be a must on anybody's European itenerary. Like any European capital it would be impossible to describe all there is to see and do.

The number one attraction is the Guinness Storehouse - the home of the "The Black Stuff" Dublin's world famous dry stout. Other attractions include St Patrick's cathedral - what would Ireland be without St Paddy after all? The National Gallery, Botanic Gardens, the National Acquatic Centre, Dublin Zoo, the list is almost endless.

However, when you leave Dublin, what you'll remember above all else is the atmposphere: the small pubs filled with dancing and music and perhaps above all else the friendliness of the locals.

Dublin Ferry Port is Ireland's largest and busiest ferry port and is situated right in the heart of Dublin, one of the most vibrant capital cities in Europe. It is situated just 2 miles away from the Dublin city centre and is easily accessible by car or by public transport.

Stunning scenery
Stunning scenery of Ireland
Vibrant city life
Dublin's vibrant city

Millions of passengers enjoy a trouble free travel through the Dublin Ferry Port every year. Five ferry companies operate up to sixteen sailings daily, connecting Dublin with Holyhead, Liverpool, Douglas and Cherbourg. All these ferries can be booked through AFerry

The city of Dublin is over 1000 years old and has developed into a city, rich in culture and heritage. Dublin has always been a centre for the development of art, literature and theatre. James Joyce, Oscar Wilde, Colin Farrell and Bono (U2 lead singer) are just a few of the famous Dubliners.

A great way to see Dublin is by walking along the banks of the river Liffey which flows all along the centre of Dublin. On either sides of the river, lie numerous visitor attractions.

Dublin Ferry Companies

Ferries to and from Dublin are operated by Irish Ferries, Isle of Man Steam Packet, P&O Ferries and Stena Line. Because 4 ferry companies operate in and out of Dublin, comparing can be very useful to help you find the best price at the best time for you. When you search for a ferry to Dublin, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Cork, Dun Laoghaire and Rosslare to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.

Stena Line
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Irish Ferries

Ferries with Irish Ferries and other companies operating to and from Dublin are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Dublin will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.

On board with Irish Ferries

Holyhead to 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.

Cherbourg to Dublin

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!

On board with Isle of Man Steam Packet

Isle of Man Steam Packet operate two ferries. If you travel from or to Heysham, you will travel on board the Ben my Chree. If you take a ferry to from or from other destinations including Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast you will travel on the fast catamaran the Manannan.

You can choose either a lounge seat or a first class seat, or, if you are travelling overnight. you might want to book a cabin to get a good's night's rest. You will also find the Ocean Avenue shop selling a wide variety of products including newspapers and magazines. If you fancy something a bit to eat or a quick drink you will also find a choice of bars and restaurants on board. Steam Packet chefs and staff use Fairtrade and local produce from the Isle of Man meaning your food is not only delicious but kind on the environment too.

On board with P&O Ferries

P&O Irish Sea Ferries are constantly upgraded to provide you with the highest standard of facilities. Some of these facilities include various restaurants and bars providing a wide selection of fresh food and wine, a cafeteria, video lounge, children's corner, duty free shop and a bureau de change. Of course, high class cabins are also available and a range of comfortable seating. P&O Irish Ferries record breaking hi-speed fast craft and excellent superferries which will ensure that you travel in style and comfort along with traditional P&O warmth and hospitality.

P&O Ferries currently has a fleet of 20 modern ships and take a lot of pride in offering a full range of services and features on board to ensure that you always have a relaxing and stress-free journey.

On board most P&O Ferries, you will find a buffet restaurant and a fine dining experience. In addition, there are shops, and for the little nippers, the Kid's club, to keep them entertained during the journey.

For the ultimate in relaxation, there's also the Club Lounge. Here, in this peaceful lounge with stunning sea-views, you'll be able to enjoy a free glass of champagne or soft drink, served at your table. There's also a special Club Lounge menu for light snacks and drinks and complimentary newspapers.

P&O Ferries operates conventional ferries where, if the weather's nice, you can sit outside with a variety of seats. It's the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun as you hop over to your destination.

P&O Ferries also offer a wide range of cabins, from simple interior rooms, to exclusive suites with breath-taking ocean views. You can book cabins on their overnight sailings and even some day-time sailings. As you reach the end of your booking, you'll be presented with the option to book a cabin. Here we list all the available cabin types, their facilities and for each cabin, you'll also find a photo so you'll know exactly what you're booking.

You'll also find the option to book priority boarding so you don't have to wait around getting on or off the ferry.

On board with Stena Line

Note that Stena Line is also sometimes spelt StenaLine but it is the same company.

Stena Line operate three types of craft on its routes to and from the UK all of which are modern and comfortable with the latest in on board facilities.

Stena Line operates conventional cruise ferries on most of its UK based routes. These ships have many facilities including lounges, play areas, shops, wi-fi access, bars, cafes and restaurants as well as a choice of comfortable en-suite cabins.

However, if you travel on one of Stena Line's high speed ships, you will travel on one of the biggest fastcraft vessels in the world. Powered by jet engines, they can reach 75 kilometres per hour. On board you will a bar, an observation lounge, premium Stena Plus lounges, a cafe serving hot and cold snacks and a bar with movies.

Finding Your Ferry to Dublin

There are always ferries to Dublin arriving from all over Britain, indeed, Irish Ferries and P&O Ferries have some routes that feature up to four crossings a day. Choose your ferry to Dublin from the UK wisely and you could save time and money with ferries departing every week from Liverpool, Birkenhead, Holyhead and the Isle of Man. Whatever ferries to Dublin you choose you can be sure of the best deal with AFerry.

Onboard Accommodation & Extras

Reserved Chair - Irish Ferries

Reserved Chair

Booking a chair is the cheapest option.

Discover the benefits of armchairs:
  • Recliners in lounge with air conditioning
  • Covers and pillows offered free of charge
  • Free access to toilets and showers
  • Baggage room available

3 Stars Inner Cabin - 2 Berths - Irish Ferries

Inner Cabin 3 Stars - 2 Berths

The interior cabins have neither window nor porthole. These cabins located on deck 6 are designed to accommodate up to 2 people.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Bunk beds. Bed linen provided.
  • Shower room with WC, washbasin and shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable for a cot (Possibility to book in advance)

There is no elevator between bridge 5 (reception, restaurant and bar) and bridge 6. Access is only through the stairs (about twenty steps).

Inner Cabin 3 Stars - 4 Berths - Irish Ferries

Inner Cabin 3 Stars - 4 Berths

The interior cabins have neither window nor porthole. These cabins located on deck 6 are designed to accommodate up to 4 people.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Bunk beds. Bed linen provided.
  • Shower room with WC, washbasin and shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable for a cot (Possibility to book in advance)

There is no elevator between bridge 5 (reception, restaurant and bar) and bridge 6. Access is only through the stairs (about twenty steps).

First Class Chair - Isle of Man Steam Packet

1st class armchair

The premium lounge chairs offer additional benefits to optimize your trip.

Discover the services of the show:
  • Comfortable lounge access
  • Non-alcoholic beverages served in your place
  • Newspapers and magazine selection offered
  • Free Wifi access
  • Power sockets for charging computers and cell phones
  • Blanket and pillow available on request

The on-board service is happy to assist you with any purchase made on board.

Note: On fast ferries, Premium services are only available to passengers over 8 years old.

Cabin - 4 Berths - Isle of Man Steam Packet

Cabin - 4 Berths

The cabins are designed to accommodate up to 4 people and are ideal for short crossings or if you want more privacy.

Discover the benefits of the cabins:
  • Berths with bedlinen provided
  • Shower room with shower, toilet and bath towels provided
  • Necessary for the preparation of tea and coffee
  • Television
  • Free Wifi access
  • Room service

Club Chair - P&O Ferries

Club Chair

Enjoy the calm of the Lounge Lounge and many benefits.

Discover the benefits of the Club chairs:

  • Priority boarding and disembarking - Be the first on the boat and first out, when traveling by car to and from Cairnryan.
  • Boisons (Wine, Coffee and tea) offered.
  • Exclusive Club Menu offers directly to you.
  • Free newspapers.
  • TV News.
  • Power sockets for charging phones and computers.
  • Places in a sumptuous and exclusive luxury lounge.

Standard Inboard Cabin - 2 Bunk Berth - P&O Ferries

Standard Inboard Cabin - 2 Bunk Berths

All cabins are clean and comfortable, whatever the crossing of the night or day. The cabins do not have windows.

On the crossings between Liverpool and Dublin, whatever the direction, meals are included.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Two single berths superimposed. Bed linen is provided.
  • Bathroom with sink, shower and toilet. Towels provided.

Please note:

Cabin booking is mandatory for all passengers on Liverpool / Dublin night crossings in both directions.

As all cabins are designed to accommodate two people, the odd numbers of passengers will be installed in a shared cabin. Shared cabins are separate male / female.

Standard Outdoor Cabin - 4 Bunk Berth - P&O Ferries

Standard Outdoor Cabin - 4 Bunk Berths

All cabins are clean and comfortable, whatever the crossing of the night or day. The cabins have a window with sea view.

On the crossings between Liverpool and Dublin, whatever the direction, meals are included.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Single bunks stacked. Bed linen is provided.
  • Bathroom with sink, shower and toilet. Towels provided.

Please note:

Cabin booking is mandatory for all passengers on Liverpool / Dublin night crossings in both directions.

As all cabins are designed to accommodate two people, the odd numbers of passengers will be installed in a shared cabin. Shared cabins are separate male / female.

Stena Plus Chair - Breakfast - Stena Line

Stena Plus Armchair - Breakfast

Access to the "Stena Plus" lounge and breakfast are included in the Premium rate.

In the "Stena Plus" lounge you will enjoy a high level of comfort.

Discover the included services:

  • Comfortable seats in an exclusive lounge.
  • Selection of coffees, teas, non-alcoholic drinks, fruit juices and snacks offered.
  • Newspapers and magazines.
  • Table service and special menu.
  • Free wifi access on some crossings.
  • Dedicated workspace with free access to iMacs on the Cairnryan-Belfast line.

Please book a Stena Plus chair per person.

Please note that passengers under 8 years old are not allowed in the lounge on the Belfast-Cairnryan and Belfast-Liverpool lines.

Inner Cabin (below the vehicle deck) - 2 Berths - Stena Line

Inner Cab (below the vehicle deck) - 2 Berths

Economy class interior cabins have no windows or portholes. These cabins are located on deck 2, itself located under the garage deck and are designed to accommodate up to 2 people.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Bunk beds.
  • Shower room. Towels provided.

Inner Cabin (below the vehicle deck) - 4 Berths - Stena Line

Inner Cab (below the vehicle deck) - 4 Berths

Economy class interior cabins have no windows or portholes. These cabins are located on deck 2, itself located under the garage deck and are designed to accommodate up to 4 people.

Discover the benefits of cabins:

  • Bunk beds.
  • Shower room. Towels provided.

Dublin Port Facilities

The Passenger terminals at Dublin Port are fully equipped with a wide range of facilities ensuring the best of industry standards. Both short and long term parking is available outside the main terminal building with pay and display machines on site.

Getting to Dublin

By car

The Dublin Port tunnel can be reached by the M1 from the North, N11 from the South and N7 from the west. Dublin port is close to the city centre and is well signposted. From the city centre, follow the Quays from O'Connell Bridge down to the Point Depot music venue, then turn left and follow the road all the way to the port.

By train

The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transport) train service will take you to and from Dublin Port in less than half an hour.

By bus

Dublin Port is served by a local bus (number 53). Bus Eireann operates services from Dublin's central bus station Busárus on Amien Street to many areas across Dublin and Ireland. The Bus Information Office is in O'Connell Street in the city centre.

Accommodation in Dublin

If want to stay a little longer in or around Dublin, visit our accommodation page for the best prices and one of the largest selections of hotels / B&Bs available online!

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Special Offers - Terms and Conditions

Take the car & the kids go free with Stena Line!

All passenger vehicle types – excludes vans, freight, motorcycles and foot passengers. All sailings. Book At least 48 hours in advance of travel and by 23.00hrs, 24 August.

Kids go Free with Irish Ferries

Valid on Irish Sea routes up to 18 December 2018. Must be booked online and 48 hours in advance of travel. Children defined as aged up to 15 years old. Maximum 7 children per booking. New bookings only. Subject to availability. Excludes freight, bicycles and foot passengers including SailRail. Not applicable for landbridge, inclusive holiday or any other third party arrangements.

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  • 16 Jun 2019
    We enjoyed it
    • We were given the opportunity to amend our tickets. We really appreciate that. The ferry was punctual, the facility was so pleased and staff was so smiling and helpful. Thank you!

      Review by MURAT ZEYTINLI

  • 15 Jun 2019
    Ireland
    • Unfortunately due to the weather the swift was cancelled although we were informed in good time it was to late to cancel our Hotel and overnight stay in Holyhead. The company do not even discuss compensation although they should understand that we wouldn't have needed the aforementioned Hotel if we knew that we were on the later and longer Ferry journey. We also did not arrive in Galway our first stop until much later that evening 9pm than we had originally planned due to the swift cancellation and subsequent delay. I think Irish ferries should look at their compensation policy in these circumstances and understand the impact on their passengers. Other than that both journeys on their ferries both ways were very good.

      Review by DAVID

  • 13 Jun 2019
    Excellent
    • Very good service, check in easy, left on time . Would recommend

      Review by EDWARD WARNE

  • 13 Jun 2019
    roadtrip to the Wild Atlantic Way!
    • New large ferry, calm crossing but need more reclining chairs to relax in. Would have liked to see more choice in the board catering. But overall pretty good.

      Review by DAVID TIGHE

  • 08 Jun 2019
    Liverpool to Dublin with P and O Irish Sea Ferries
    • We travel with you often and have only good to say, we always enjoy the journey the cabins are always spotless and very comfortable with clean linen. We class this as a mini cruise. The food is good too with great choices of meals. Yes very happy and will be joining you again soon.

      Review by Michael and Lynne