Dublin to Wales Ferry

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Dublin is connected to Wales via the port of Holyhead. On average, there are 10 crossings each day between Dublin and Wales, which are operated by Irish Ferries and Stena Line. Crossings from Dublin to Holyhead usually take around 2 hours.

The above information is a basic summary on the services between Dublin and Wales. We recommend using our Ferry Search to find live ferry information and the latest prices.

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.

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.

About Wales

Wales has many areas of outstanding natural beauty and parks, which are well worth a visit.

The likelihood is that you will have to drive through a few of them, so why not stop and walk around them on your way through?

Wales has a lot to offer visitors. It is well known for its rugged natural beauty and any sports fan is bound to enjoy themselves in this rugby mad nation.

Wales also hosted the 2010 Ryder cup at the magnificent Celtic Manor Resort in Newport showing just what a great golfing destination it is too.

Wales Travel Guide

Take a ferry to Wales to discover a land marked by a unique cultural heritage and steeped in a history as rich and as deep as the verdant Welsh valleys Any visit to Wales is bound to leave you with a lifetime of memories and a treasure trove of beautiful photographs of the majestic Welsh countryside..

Travel in Wales

Wales has many mountains. Yes, strange thing to say but this does affect how you travel around Wales. Going from East to West is pretty easy. Going from North to South is not so easy. Let's be honest - if you are in a hurry to get from North to South, you're going to need to fly. But Wales isn't the sort of place you want to hurry through. The slower travelling time means you really get to appreciate the beauty of the scenery.

Travelling by car will take about five to six hours and involve going over many mountains, so make sure you are happy going up-hill before you start. If you plan your route well, you can find yourself going through Snowdonia national park with its stunning mountainous vistas.

Mount Snowdon in Wales
Mount Snowdon in Wales

Trains fare slightly better. There is one high speed train a day between Holyhead and Cardiff, though if we tell you that this also stops at a few stations in England, you can imagine what a circuitous route it takes to get between the two cities. Other than that, you are best off travelling on the local trains, currently operated by Arriva Trains Wales which, despite being slow, go through some stunning scenery.

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