Holyhead ferry port in Wales connects you with Dublin in Ireland with a choice of up to 10 ferry crossings per day. The duration of the Holyhead to Dublin crossing is from 2 hours 15 minutes and the crossing is operated by Irish Ferries & Stena Line.
Holyhead ferry port is a small port on the island of Anglesey in Wales. It connects the UK with Dublin in Ireland across the Irish Sea. Coming from Liverpool or Manchester you can reach the port via the A55 which leads you directly to the Holyhead ferry terminal. The Holyhead train station is also located directly outside the ferry port.
The route Holyhead to Dublin is offered by 2 ferry operators: Irish Ferries and Stena Line. The crossing with Irish Ferries takes 2 hours and 15 minutes with the fast ferry and is offered 6 times a day, while the sailing time with Stena Line is 3 hours 15 minutes long and runs 4 times daily.
You can take your dogs and cats with you on your Holyhead ferry, but please book in advance to ensure a space for your them. Pets can travel in kennels or stay in the car during the crossing.
At the port you will find a travel centre, rail ticket and rental car office as well as a shop and a bistro before you check in. After check-in there is a motorist lounge, toilets a shop and a coffee lounge.
There is a 20 minutes free parking for drop off and a long stay car park if you continue your journey as a foot passenger.
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Holyhead Ferry Port is located on Anglesey in North Wales and is conveniently situated about 100 metres from the end of the A55 dual carriageway. It is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes from Chester, 2 hours from Liverpool, 2 hours and 20 minutes from Manchester and 3 hours and 15 minutes from Birmingham when travelling by car.
Holyhead Railway station is on the main line and can be reached from all over the UK. Trains take about 4 hours from London and 2 hours from Manchester.
Leave the train at Holyhead Station and follow directions along the platform into the main Port terminal. Taxi and Bus services also operate to and from Terminal 1.
For more information and booking, please visit our trains to Holyhead or trains to Wales pages.
There is a large long stay car park available with a park and ride service taking customers to Terminal 1. Payment may be made by cash or credit card using the car machine in the car park.
Holyhead, Anglesey, Gwynedd, LL65 1DQ
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