Dublin to Holyhead Ferry

Connecting the capital city of Dublin in Ireland with the town of Holyhead in Wales, this ferry route is one of the most popular ferry routes that connects Ireland with Wales. From the city of Dublin, there are countless historical monuments scattered across the city that are perfect for all visitors, from towering castles to impressive churches, as well as the classic rolling green hills that Ireland is known for, and the friendly locals will make this a wonderful trip, to the town of Holyhead, which has many fortifications that have been built up over the years, from prehistoric burial chambers, Roman watchtowers, Medieval castles, and the Victorian causeway which now connects the town with the mainland of Wales, this town is the perfect place to visit to see natural sights, as well as to enjoy the classic Welsh cuisine.

With up to 10 ferries running per day on this route, provided by 2 ferry operators, and with sail times ranging between 2 hours and 15 minutes, to 3 hours and 40 minutes, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from. Book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Dublin to Holyhead sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Dublin - Holyhead Ferry Operators

  • Irish Ferries
    • 6 Sailings Daily 2 hr 15 min
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  • Stena Line
    • 4 Sailings Daily 3 hr 21 min
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Dublin Holyhead Average Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Dublin Holyhead route is a car and 2 passengers.

Dublin Holyhead Ferry reviews

  • "Ulster GP"

    Ferry trip there and back hassle free, excellent service from both crews securing motorcycle to the deck. Great all round service 👍🇮🇪🇨🇮

    'David' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Irish Ferries on Epsilon

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  • "Dublin to Holyhead return"

    Recently travelled Dublin/Holyhead with Stena.Pleasant easy journey in premium class.Very comfortable lounge.Food was good.Staff very pleasant and competent.Have no complaints and would gladly recommend the service.

    'Joseph Hogan ' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Stena Line on Stena Superfast X

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  • "Return from Ireland"

    The road works to port made last part or the journey tricky Once at port everything was good

    'Anonymous' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Irish Ferries on Ulysses

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  • "Good service"

    Bit confusing as to whether terminal 1 or terminal 2- said terminal 1 on email. Journey was fine if a bit long- staff friendly and helpful

    'Anonymous' travelled Dublin Holyhead with Stena Line on Stena Superfast X

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Dublin to Holyhead Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 10 ferries running per day, which means that there are up to 70 ferries running per week, with 7 ferries per day run by Irish Ferries, and 3 ferries per day run by Stena Line, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes made by the ferry operators, changes to the ferry route, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information when you are making your booking, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

How long does the Ferry to Holyhead from Dublin take?

Ferry sail durations on this route can greatly vary, between 2 hours and 15 minutes, to 3 hours and 20 minute, to 3 hours and 40 minutes, and this variation is caused by numerous factors, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry operators, 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.

Dublin to Holyhead Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Holyhead from Dublin will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Holyhead from Dublin?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.