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Irish Ferries

Irish Ferries Ferry Routes

3 crossings per week
18 hour crossing
3 crossings per week
20 hour crossing
4 crossings per day
3 hour crossing
4 crossings per day
3 hour crossing
2 crossings per day
4 hour crossing
2 crossings per day
4 hour crossing

Irish Ferries offer a network of five ferry routes linking Ireland with the UK and France.

Owned by the Irish Continental Group, it operates five ferries including the Ulysses, which is the largest car ferry to operate on the Irish Sea and formally the largest in the world. The Ulysses operates two round trips daily between Holyhead and Dublin. The fast ferry Jonathan Swift also operates between Dublin and Holyhead and is a suitable alternative ferry to Ireland. The Swift services take just under 2 hours, but only carry vehicles up to 9m or 9 tonne.

Ferry routes connecting Ireland to France are also operated with year round services to Cherbourg from Dublin and Rosslare, and a summer service to Roscoff from Rosslare.

Irish Ferries are modern and comfortable. Drivers have access to freight lounges and cabins as well as bars, restaurants and shops.

Map of Routes


Key Facts

  • Berth in cabin included
  • Fuel surcharges apply
  • Hazardous cargo accepted
  • Livestock accepted
  • Meals included
  • No show / late cancellation charges
  • Unaccompanied freight accepted
  • Check in time prior to departure: 1 hour
  • Max. no of drivers: 5 people
  • Drivers included in price: 1 driver

Please note, may not apply to all sailings. See details when booking.

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