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Ferries to Ireland

If you are looking to book a ferry to Ireland, then look no further than Direct Ferries. We compare ferry prices to Ireland for all major operators on the Irish Sea, giving you the best deals at the times and dates that suit you. You can travel to a number of different ports which include Belfast and Larne in Northern Ireland and Rosslare and Dublin in the Republic of Ireland.

Ferry crossing to Ireland

There are plenty of options if you are looking for ferry tickets to Ireland. A number of services leave from Wales, Scotland, England and the Isle of Man, with a choice of four operators to choose from. Isle of Man Steam Packet run the crossings from Douglas, whilst Stena Line, Irish Ferries and P&O Ferries deliver ferry crossings to Ireland from England, Scotland and Wales. Crossing times range from a duration of two hours from Cairnryan to Larne, to longer routes like the eight-hour crossing to Belfast from Liverpool Birkenhead and plenty in between.

Holidays to Ireland by ferry

Whether you are travelling with friends, family, as a couple or on your own, the car ferry to Ireland could be the best option for you. Exploring the Emerald Isle could be made very simple with your own vehicle. Don’t worry if you are going as a foot passenger though, as there are plenty of tickets and crossings available too.

Cheapest ferry to Ireland from UK

To find the best deal for you make sure you use our handy fare finder search tool. Here you can get the time, dates and prices to suit both your pocket and your schedule. Also, make sure you sign up for our regular email newsletter. Here you’ll be able to benefit from new and exclusive deals, not just on this route but all across the UK, Ireland, Europe and the rest of the world.

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Ireland reviews

  • "Coffee"

    Only thing that was off putting was the cost of coffee.Apart from that a very enjoyable experience

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  • "Fishing trip"

    My recent trip to Eire was on time and trouble free.When I unexpectedly had to change my sailing time the staff were very helpful.

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  • "P&O trip"

    First class service friendly staff clean boats will always use P&O when traveling to scotland

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  • "Good journey - comfortable and on time"

    The ferry crossings between Northern Ireland and Cairnryan were on time and easy to use. The booking with Direct Ferries worked out well. We travelled with friends who booked the P&O Ferry through the ferry company. Ours via Direct Ferries was around 20% cheaper which is a large difference when we all travelled on the same ferries at the same time etc.

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Routes and Ports in Ireland