Ferry from France to Ireland
Open Ticket??

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Trip Details
Round Trip
Why use Direct Ferries?
Ferries from 4412 routes and 901 ports worldwide
Trusted by over 2.5 million customers
We arrange over 1.2 million ferry crossings / year
We check up to 1 million prices for our customers daily

How long is the ferry from France to Ireland?

The crossing time by ferry from France to Ireland ranges between routes, operators and ships. The Cherbourg Dublin ferry on average approximately takes 19 hours and 15 minutes. The distance from Cherbourg to Dublin is approximately 281 nautical miles.

The fastest ferry from France to Ireland from Roscoff to Cork, with a crossing time of approximately 11 hours and 45 minutes. Brittany Ferries provide this route with up to 1 sailing weekly combined.

France to Ireland Ferry Operators

The following operators sail from France to Ireland: Stena Line, Irish Ferries and Brittany Ferries. Timetables vary depending on the ferry company. Check the latest ferry timetables between France and Ireland with just a few clicks using our deal finder.

What is the ferry price from France to Ireland?

Prices for the France to Ireland ferry might change depending on the season you wish to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are typically available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to view all the latest ferry discounts.

Can I travel with a vehicle from France to Ireland?

The following operators accept vehicles on ferries from Cherbourg - Dublin: Irish Ferries
Roscoff - Cork: Brittany Ferries

Not all ships will accept vehicles, check out our Deal Finder for the latest sailing availability, for traveling with vehicles.

France to Ireland Ferry Routes

The following routes sail from France to Ireland: Cherbourg – Dublin, Roscoff – Cork and Cherbourg - Rosslare.

Some routes are seasonal, whereas others sail all year round. To get the most up to date sailing information for ferries from France to Ireland search in our Deal Finder.

About Ireland

Ireland is an island in North-western Europe, politically divided into the Republic and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom.

Its capital Dublin which was founded as a Viking settlement is now a hugely popular tourist destination with popular attractions such as the Guinness Storehouse. Other counties such as Kerry and Galway are also popular tourist spots.

Ireland is simple destination to get to by sea. Ferries connect England, Isle of Man and Wales to numerous Irish ferry ports with regular crossings operating all year with the most well-known ferry companies. Northern Ireland also features a wealth of ferry connections to the UK mainland so if you are travelling from Scotland to Ireland then you could choose to drive down from Belfast or Larne.

If you’re travelling from continental Europe then there’s a selection of crossings on a number of routes available from France too.

How much are ferries from France to Ireland?

From To Average price
Cherbourg, France
Rosslare, Ireland
$664.09Average price
Cherbourg, France
Dublin, Ireland
$858.63Average price
Roscoff, France
Cork, Ireland
$787.81Average price

Ferries from France to Ireland

Customer Service

Visit our customer service page to find useful information on travelling by ferry, our FAQs, and how to contact us for help with your booking