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Ferries to Ireland

Where can I get the ferry to Ireland?

There are countless ferries that can be taken to Ireland from the UK, such as the ferry from England to Ireland, the ferry from Scotland to Ireland, the ferry from Wales to Ireland, and indeed we even now have ferries from mainland Europe to Ireland.

When can I get the Ferry to Ireland?

Our most popular and regularly ferries come from England and Wales, with 98 a week running from Wales, and 25 a week coming from England. For the fastest ferries, it is recommended that you take the ferry from either Scotland or the Isle of Man, with the ferries from England taking on average about 8 hours.

How long does the ferry to Ireland take?

As there are such differing routes for the ferries to Ireland, there is no one specific time that can be given. However, it is recommended that you take the ferry from either Scotland or the Isle of Man for the fastest routes, as these only take between 2 to 3 hours, with the ferries from England taking about 8 hours. We also now run ferries from France to Ireland, as well as ferries now even from Spain to Ireland, which has sail times of about 26 and a half hours.

How much does the Ferry to Ireland cost?

Due to the varying ferry run times, and the different operators on these routes, prices may vary, so use our helpful fare finder tool to find the best deal for your journey, and sign up to our email newsletter to ensure you are the first to hear all about our latest offers.

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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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