Holyhead to Dublin Ferry
The Holyhead to Dublin ferry route is provided by 2 operators and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin takes approximately 3 hours on ferries servicing this route. Holyhead to Dublin ferry duration can range between 2 hours 15 minutes and 3 hours 15 minutes depending on the operator that you decide to travel with.
Holyhead to Dublin Ferry Schedule
There are around 63 weekly ferry sailings from Holyhead to Dublin. Irish Ferries provide up to 5 sailings per day and Stena Line provide up to 4 sailings per day. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.
Irish Ferries Holyhead to Dublin
The Irish Ferries service from Holyhead to Dublin runs throughout the year. We recommend that passengers sail aboard the Ulysses. With bars, restaurants, shopping and two cinema screens onboard, you will only wish that your journey was longer. Alternatively, there is the W.B. Yeats - a modern vessel with spacious cabins and luxury suites, along with attractive public areas such as the ‘Innisfree’ Club Class Lounge and the ‘Maud Gonne’ lounge and bar. Both ships are able to transport up to 300 cars and 1,800 passengers each journey.
Holyhead to Dublin Ferry Time
The earliest ferry leaves Holyhead port at approximately 02:15 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 20:30. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.
High Speed Ferry Holyhead to Dublin
The fastest ferry from Holyhead to Dublin is with Irish Ferries. Holyhead to Dublin is the fastest ferry from Wales to Ireland.
What is the price of a fast ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?
The fastest ferries cost approximately from Holyhead to Dublin usually cost around £417.
Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?
You can book cabins on ferries that sail from Holyhead to Dublin. You can reserve lounge seats and 2 or 4 berth (bed) cabins as well as pre-book meals for the journey.
Are pets allowed on the Dublin ferry to Holyhead?
Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Holyhead to Dublin with Irish Ferries and Stena Line. Those travelling with Irish Ferries can book their pet in the onboard kennel. You will be allowed to visit them during your sailing. Kennel prices range from £26 to £52 per animal each way of your travel. Please also note that pets are not allowed to remain in your car or travel on the passenger decks throughout the journey. Guide dogs are exempt from such rules.
How much luggage can you bring on the Wales to Dublin ferry?
Those travelling with Stena Line can take as much baggage as they wish. Meanwhile, those travelling with Irish Ferries can take two suitcases weighing up to 22kg per passenger and a smaller piece of hand luggage. Bicycles are also allowed with both ferry operators.
Overnight Ferry Holyhead Dublin
There are currently 2 overnight ferries available from Holyhead to Dublin. The Stena Line ferry leaves at 02:15 from Wednesday to Sunday and arrives in Dublin at around 05:30. The Irish Ferries service leaves at 02:40 every day of the week and arrives in Dublin at around 05:55.
Holyhead to Dublin Ferry Price
The price of a ferry from Holyhead to Dublin can vary between £43 and £548 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £108, prices can range from £43 and £225. The average price with a car is £418. Car prices can range from £257 and £554. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.
Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.
Holyhead Dublin Ferry Tickets
Discover the cheapest ferry tickets available by using our deal finder. We suggest that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin.
With 9 sailings departing per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries to Ireland if you require additional flexibility.
Holyhead Ferry Port
Holyhead Port sits at the end of A55 dual carriageway making it easy to travel from popular English cities such as Liverpool and Manchester. Dublin Port is located just 20 minutes drive from the city centre and is approximately 30 minutes by bus.
Free wifi is available onboard the ferries and there is the option to book a cabin for ultimate comfort. There are a range of facilities to enjoy during the trip including World duty Free shopping prices on high street favourite products.
Ferry to Dublin
There are a number of different ferries to Dublin operating from England, France and Isle of Man. These include: Liverpool to Dublin, Cherbourg to Dublin and Douglas to Dublin.
Wales to Cork Ferry
Unfortunately, there is no ferry from Wales to Cork. Alternatively, you can sail from Holyhead to Dublin with your car and drive southwest for 3 hours until you reach Cork.
Can I travel in first class on the Holyhead Dublin ferry?
First class is available on ferries from Holyhead to Dublin with Irish Ferries and Stena Line.