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Book Ferries to Ireland, France and the UK

You can use AFerry 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 Routes

Irish Ferries Special Offers

20% off SALE Motorist Fares to Britain and Ireland

20% off SALE Motorist Fares to Britain and Ireland
Valid on all Irish Sea routes. Book by midnight 19 June 2019.
To benefit from this discount, book online and 48hrs in advance and by midnight 19 June 2019. Travel from the 15 June up to 18 December 2019 inclusive.

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. Children defined as aged up to 15 years old. Maximum 7 children per booking.

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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.

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.

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.

Special Offers - Terms and Conditions

20% off SALE Motorist Fares to Britain and Ireland

Valid on all Irish Sea routes. Book online and 48hrs in advance and by midnight 19 June 2019. Travel from the 15 June up to 18 December 2019 inclusive. New bookings only. Subject to availability. Excludes: freight, bicycles, foot passengers, Sail Rail, land-bridge, next day return fares, inclusive holidays, Tesco travel tokens or any other 3rd party arrangements. Fees for non-web bookings apply. Standard terms & conditions of booking & travel apply. Irish Ferries reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time.

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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Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries Ports

France

  • Cherbourg

    Port Address: Gare Maritime
    50100 Cherbourg
    France

    Cherbourg Port

Ireland

  • Dublin

    Port Address: Terminal Road South, Dublin City
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

    Dublin Port

  • Rosslare

    Port Address: Rosslare Harbour
    Co. Wexford
    Republic of Ireland

    Rosslare Port

Wales

  • Holyhead

    Port Address: Salt Island, Gwynedd, North Wales
    LL65 1DR
    United Kingdom

    Holyhead Port

  • Pembroke

    Port Address: Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire
    SA72 6UF
    United Kingdom

    Pembroke Port

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Reviews

  • 28 May 2019
    Pembroke to Rosslare with caravan
    • Very pleased with the experience. Much less trouble than travelling the Dover-Calais route to France which we have done for many years. The dock side staff at both Pembroke and Rosslare were friendly and helpful. The catering staff on the Dover-Calais ferries could learn a thing or two from the Irish Ferries restaurants.

      Review by Anon

  • 18 Apr 2019
    excellent ferry crossing
    • Excellent service throughout from internet booking....embarkation...fery leaving on time....facilities and staff on board...and disembarkation...no problems encountered at all.....would definately use again and thoroughly recommend.

      Review by SUSAN WHEELER

  • 13 Apr 2019
    Round Trip Crossing Holyhead-Dublin-Holyhead
    • Very efficient for getting on and off. A bit expensive, I do not think I would do it this way again because of the cost.

      Review by STEVEN KERN

  • 07 Apr 2019
    Great boat
    • The lady who owns the cafe at Pembroke made our trip worth while, she sat and chatted and made us feel welcome, the restaurant guys from Lithuania are great guys, always there to help you, the supervisor of the restaurant on the boat, couldn't do enough to make our trip worth while.all in all a very pleasant experience.

      Review by MARTIN MOORE

  • 02 Apr 2019
    trip
    • good

      Review by RICHARD LLEWELLYN