How long is the ferry from England to Ireland?
Ferry duration from England to Ireland ranges between 7 hours and 8 hours depending on the ferry route.
Fast Ferry England to Ireland
The fastest ferry from England to Ireland is on the Liverpool to Dublin ferry route in approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes with P&O Ferries. The distance from Liverpool to Dublin is approximately 178 nautical miles.
What is the ferry price from England to Ireland?
Prices can vary by operator, season and whether you’re sailing on a high-speed ferry or conventional ferry.
Can I travel with a vehicle from England to Ireland?
You can travel on the ferry with a car from England to Ireland from Liverpool to Dublin and Belfast.
You can travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from England to Ireland with Stena Line from England to Ireland on the Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast ferry.
England to Ireland Ferry Discounts
Ferry discounts vary throughout the year. Visit our offers page to take advantage of all the latest ferry discounts.
How to book ferry tickets from England to Ireland
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England comprises the central and southern parts of Great Britain which lies in the North Atlantic, separate from continental Europe. The country is the largest of the four so-called ‘home nations’ that make up the United Kingdom and also includes over 100 smaller islands including the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly.
England’s capital city, London, is a vast and diverse metropolitan centre and a global capital of finance, culture and fashion.
Travel by ferry is popular and convenient mode of transport amongst the British public and as an island with a wealth of first class ferry ports, England is a great departure point by ferry for many destinations, both domestic and international. Many of the worlds’ leading ferry companies are household names and operate numerous crossings serving the population of Great Britain.
Ireland is an island in North-western Europe, politically divided into the Republic and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom. Its capital Dublin which was founded as a Viking settlement is now a hugely popular tourist destination with popular attractions such as the Guinness Storehouse. Other counties such as Kerry and Galway are also popular tourist spots.
Ireland is simple destination to get to by sea. Ferries connect England, Isle of Man and Wales to numerous Irish ferry ports with regular crossings operating all year with the most well-known ferry companies. Northern Ireland also features a wealth of ferry connections to the UK mainland so if you are travelling from Scotland to Ireland then you could choose to drive down from Belfast or Larne.
If you’re travelling from continental Europe then there’s a selection of crossings on a number of routes available from France too.