Dublin ferry port in Ireland is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Liverpool, Holyhead, Douglas & Cherbourg available. With a selection of up to 13 Sailings Daily, the port of Dublin connects Ireland with England, Wales, Isle of Man & France.
Sailing durations range from 2 hours on the Holyhead service to 18 hours on the Cherbourg service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Dublin fare search.
Dublin ferry port is located centrally and only minutes from the city centre at the heart of Ireland’s road and rail network.
The biggest and most popular port in Ireland, Dublin passenger ferry port is spread over 3 terminals with Irish Ferries and Steam Packet using terminal 1, Stena Line terminal 2 and P&O Ferries terminal 3.
The port is a modern facility and more than 1.7 million passengers pass through annually arriving from or sailing to England, Wales, France and the Isle of Man.
With numerous crossings operated by the regions best ferry companies, Dublin ferry port represents the perfect gateway between Ireland and the surrounding countries.
Dublin Ferry port is reached by the M1 from the North, the N11 from the South and the N7 from the West. Dublin Ferry 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.
Connolly Station serves the North and South of Ireland and is situated 4 miles or a 15 minute bus ride from Dublin Ferry port. Heuston Station serves the West of Ireland and is situated 7 miles or a 30 minute bus ride from Dublin Ferry port.
The Central Bus Station, Busárus is situated 4 miles from Dublin Ferry port. There is a connecting bus service between the Ferry port and the city centre. Tickets can be purchased on-board the vessel prior to arrival in Dublin. Please note that on busy sailings (particularly day trips) it can be difficult to find taxis immediately available from the Ferry port to the City Centre, unless they have been pre-booked.
Pay and display parking is available immediately outside the Terminal. Long term parking is available charged on a daily basis day in a car park to the left of the main terminal building (as you approach).
North Quay Extension, Dublin
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