There are 4 ferry routes operating between France and Ireland offering you combined total of 10 sailings per week. Irish Ferries operates 1 route, Cherbourg to Dublin which runs 3 times weekly. Brittany Ferries operates 3 routes, Cherbourg to Rosslare runs 1 time per week, Roscoff to Cork about 2 times weekly & Roscoff to Rosslare about 1 time weekly. Stena Line operates 1 route, Cherbourg to Rosslare which runs 3 times weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from France to Ireland to get the most up to date information.
France has been one of the world's most popular tourist destinations for many years and is one of the most diverse countries in the world.
With a variety of landscapes, its charming people and the richness of its culture, France really is an ideal destination for the holidaymaker. Paris with its iconic monuments and Europe’s most popular theme park and also the French Riviera in the south east get the headlines, but there is so much more to see and do.
Whether you're up for an adventure holiday, a spa break, relaxing on a beach, castle hop, shopping or simply people watching, you can do it all in France. And, however many times you visit, there is always something to discover.
With its central position in Western Europe, France is the perfect gateway by ferry to the surrounding countries and islands of the Mediterranean and the English Channel. With numerous ferry companies operating crossings to and from France, destinations include the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and North Africa.
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.