Ferry to Ireland
Book a ferry crossing to Ireland and experience the magic of Connemara National Park or check out the Irish Whiskey Museum. Direct Ferries helps you find the cheapest ferry to Ireland by displaying numerous ferry routes to Ireland, with connections from France, Wales, Scotland, Isle of Man, England and Spain throughout the year.
There are 3 ports in Ireland. Dublin port and Rosslare port are located on the east coast and Cork port is located on the south coast of Ireland. Dublin port is the most popular in Ireland, with 11 daily sailings and ferry connections from Liverpool, Holyhead, Douglas and Cherbourg.
Irish Ferries, Stena Line, P&O Ferries and Brittany Ferries offer connections with the ferry to Ireland between these destinations, arriving at Dublin, Rosslare, Belfast and many more.
One of the most popular routes of the ferry to Ireland is the ferry from Ireland to Holyhead, taking roughly 2 hours 15 minutes when choosing between 4 sailings daily with Irish Ferries. This short duration makes day trips to Ireland from Holyhead very popular among tourists.
Can you travel by high-speed ferry to Ireland
Yes, you can take a fast ferry from and to Ireland. Fast ferry duration ranges between 3 hours and 4 hours depending on where in the UK you are traveling from. Stena Line and Irish Ferries are popular ferry operators offering fast ferries to Ireland.
How to get to Ireland by ferry from the UK
Direct Ferries covers the most popular ferry routes to Ireland such as the ferry to Ireland from Holyhead to Dublin, Fishguard to Rosslare, Pembroke to Rosslare or Liverpool to Dublin. In general, there is a wide range of daily crossings available with the ferry to Ireland from UK throughout the year. The duration of a ferry to Ireland from UK ranges from 2 hours 30 minutes from Fishguard to Rosslare to 8 hours from Liverpool to Dublin and a journey by ferry from Scotland to Ireland takes approximately 7 hours.
Driving to Ireland from UK
All ferry routes between England to Ireland allow passengers to bring their vehicles onboard. For example, you could get the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin and then drive 3 hours southwest until you reach Cork. Whatever you plan to do in Ireland, car ferries make your journey that much easier as you no longer have to worry about public transport.
Ireland Ferry Prices
Prices for the ferry to Ireland might change depending on the season you want to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to find all the latest ferry discounts.
Car ferry to Ireland
Exploring the Emerald Isle could be made amazingly simple with your own vehicle. However, do not worry if you are going as a foot passenger since there are plenty of tickets for the ferry to Ireland, crossings and ferry routes to Ireland available to suit you when using a car ferry to Ireland.