There has never been a better time to travel to Dublin by sea. Dublin Port is located around two miles from the city centre. Faster, more comfortable ships equipped with state of the art facilities are ferrying more and more passengers to and from Dublin Port.
Today four ferry companies, between them, operate up to thirteen sailings daily connecting Dublin with Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas. Irish Ferries offering several daily several cruise and fast ferry options from Holyhead. Its Ulysses is the largest car ferry in the world, carrying up to 2,000 passengers on a 3hr 15min crossing. Fast sailings take just under two hours. Stenaline operates the Stena Adventurer and Nordica between Holyhead and Dublin Port, with four daily sailings each way. The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company also connects the Isle of Man to Dublin in just under three hours, while P&O Ferries takes car passengers between Liverpool and Dublin.
Terminals at Dublin Port ensure seamless, trouble-free travel, to the best industry standards. Each year over 1.7 million passengers travel by ferry through Dublin Port.
Websites of interest to tourists
If you’re visiting Dublin and Ireland via Dublin Port, be sure to visit some of the websites below for up to date visitor information.