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Ferry from Liverpool to Dublin

Liverpool to Dublin Ferry Times

The first ferry leaves Liverpool port at approximately 09:30 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 21:00. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

How long is the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 8 hours, but sail times can change throughout, due to numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.

Liverpool to Dublin Ferry Operator Schedules

There are around 12 ferry weekly sailings from Liverpool to Dublin. P&O Ferries provide up to 12 sailings each week. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

How much is the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

The price of a ferry from Liverpool to Dublin can vary between £257 and £1,058 depending on the operator and season. The average price with a car is £420. Car prices can range from £239 and £730. 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.

How far is it from Liverpool to Dublin?

The distance between Liverpool and Dublin Ferry is approximately 92 miles (148km) or 81 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel with a car on the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

Yes, P&O Irish Sea allows cars on board for ferries between Liverpool and Dublin. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Liverpool and Dublin.

Can I travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

Unfortunately, foot passengers are not allowed on the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

Yes, P&O Irish Sea welcome pets onboard their service from Liverpool to Dublin. However, you may require a pet passport before travelling.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to Ireland page.
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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

The ferry crossing time from Liverpool to Dublin is approximately 7h 30m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

Which ferry companies operate between Liverpool to Dublin?

There is 1 ferry operator for Liverpool to Dublin and this is
  • P&O Irish Sea

How can I book ferry tickets from Liverpool to Dublin?

Book ferries from Liverpool to Dublin through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Liverpool Dublin Ferry reviews

  • "First Irish Ferry trip with P&O"

    Although the Liverpool-Dublin trip is a long one at 7 hours, you can use the time to relax and get ready for whatever you’ve planned. We had a daytime cabin so had somewhere to snooze, read or even shower.Food on the Ferry was good and service too.   Enjoyed the experience.

    'Norbay' travelled on Norbay

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  • "Great service, good food, no lifts"

    All of the staff were cheerful and helpful. Due to a lack of lifts, I don't recommend the route for anyone with mobility problems or small children. Meals are included in the fare and were of a good standard. All public areas and the cabins were clean and spacious.

    'Norbay' travelled on Norbay

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  • "Good crossing"

    Excellent service from the crew. Friendly and professional . Food was well cooked and plenty of it and coffee tea as much as you like. Couldn’t fault the crossing at all. Really good.

    'Norbay' travelled on Norbay

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  • "Great staff"

    The staff were amazing, they couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome. It was an 8 hour crossing and they just kept smiling and being kind.

    'Norbay' travelled on Norbay

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Liverpool Guide

Steeped in maritime history, Liverpool is a vibrant city offering a rich tapestry of music, arts, and culture. A visit to the iconic Albert Dock and the Beatles Story is a must for any tourist. The city's Christmas markets, with festive stalls and seasonal treats, are something to look forward to in November. You can easily travel to Manchester or Leeds from Liverpool by train or car. Arriving by ferry, the Liverpool ferry port is a short 10-minute drive to the city centre. Public transport is readily available, with buses running regularly from the ferry port to the city center. If you prefer rail travel, Liverpool Lime Street Station is just a short ride away.

Dublin Guide

Dublin's allure lies in its rich history, vibrant nightlife and warm locals. A must-visit is the Guinness Storehouse where you can discover the story of Ireland's iconic brew, and Trinity College, home to the ancient Book of Kells. For shopping enthusiasts, Grafton Street offers a mix of high-end boutiques and high street stores. From the Dublin ferry port, you can easily travel to other Irish cities like Galway and Cork by train or bus. The ferry port is well-served by public transport, with bus routes 53 and 53a taking you straight to the city centre, and Connolly Station, a major train hub, is just a short bus ride away. As Christmas approaches, Dublin transforms with festive lights, and the annual Christmas markets, particularly the Docklands Christmas Festival, make for a magical experience.

Which is better Liverpool or Dublin?

The question of whether Liverpool or Dublin is better is subjective and depends on individual preferences. Both cities have their own unique features and attractions.

Liverpool, located in northwest England, is known for its rich maritime history, vibrant music scene, and famous landmarks such as the Royal Liver Building and Albert Dock. It is also the birthplace of The Beatles and home to the renowned Liverpool Football Club. The city offers a diverse range of cultural events and festivals, including the annual International Beatleweek and Liverpool Sound City.

On the other hand, Dublin, the capital of Ireland, has its own charm and appeal. It is famous for its literary heritage, with notable authors like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde hailing from the city. Dublin's vibrant pub culture, with traditional Irish music sessions, is also a major draw for visitors. The city is home to iconic landmarks like Trinity College, Guinness Storehouse, and St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Both cities offer a variety of museums, art galleries, shopping districts, and culinary experiences. Liverpool has a strong maritime influence, while Dublin showcases its Irish heritage. Both cities have excellent public transportation systems, making it easy to explore and navigate.

Ultimately, the choice between Liverpool and Dublin depends on personal preferences. Some may prefer Liverpool's music scene and maritime history, while others may be drawn to Dublin's literary heritage and Irish culture. It is advisable to visit both cities to experience their unique offerings and decide which one resonates better with individual interests.

How many days in Dublin is enough?

The number of days to spend in Dublin depends on personal preferences and interests. For a basic overview of the city's highlights, 2-3 days is sufficient. This allows time to visit popular attractions like Trinity College, Guinness Storehouse, and Dublin Castle. Additionally, exploring the vibrant Temple Bar area, strolling along the River Liffey, and experiencing the local pub culture are must-do activities. If one wishes to delve deeper into Dublin's history and culture, 4-5 days would be ideal. This allows for visits to museums like the National Museum of Ireland and Kilmainham Gaol, as well as day trips to nearby attractions like the Cliffs of Moher or Glendalough. Ultimately, the duration of the stay should be tailored to individual interests and the amount of time available for the trip.

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