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Ferries to Ireland

Ferry to Ireland

Home to stunning sceneries and a rich culture and history, getting the ferry to Ireland has never been easier, with ferries coming from places such as France, England, the Isle of Man, and even Spain. With up to 220 ferry sailings weekly to Ireland, across 13 different routes, book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best perfect ferry at the best price for you.

What Ferries run to Ireland?

There is a multitude of ferries to pick from when making your sailing to Ireland, with over 219 ferries running per week. You could even travel on our route to Scotland, which is one of our most popular routes, with 12 sailings a day. Indeed, this is also our shortest route, with sail times taking between 2 hours and 2 hours and 15 minutes, making this the quickest and easiest route that we have available for Ireland, but be sure to check our countless other ferry routes that we have on offer to Ireland.

How long does the Ferry to Ireland take?

As there are so many different routes for you to choose from, there is no one specific sail time, as it can take anywhere between 2 hours and 26 and a half hours to sail to Ireland – it entirely depends on where you are travelling from, and which operator you are travelling with. For more information about how long your exact route takes, please visit the dedicated route page.

Ireland Ferry Prices

Again, as there are so many different ferry routes to pick from, as well as changes during peak season, there is no one precise fare that we can give you. Instead, we recommend looking at our fare finder tool to find out the best fare and route for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to find out about our latest deals and offers.

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Ireland reviews

  • "Good trip"

    All good except wait for cabin to be cleaned 

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  • "Peaceful journey in the ferry "

    Enjoyed my trip was relax,a lot of entertainment for everybody.

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  • "Wonderful experience "

    Such lovely staff and very good lunch menu. 

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  • "Ferry trip Portsmouth to Caen"

    Found checking in as a foot passenger very quick and hassle free. Would travel this way again, much nicer than flying. Only negative was the very loud entertainment on board. Escaped it on the deck. We had a fabulous trip.

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Routes and Ports in Ireland