Ferry from Holyhead to Dublin in Ireland

If you are travelling from Holyhead to Dublin then you have the choice of two ferry operators, Stena Line and Irish Ferries. The Holyhead Dublin route connects Holyhead in Anglesey (North Wales) with the Republic of Ireland. With 8 departures daily it’s one of the busiest ferry connections between the UK and Ireland.

If you need to get there quick, Irish Ferries run 2 crossings on their Dublin Swift ship, which can get you to Dublin within 2 hours!

Holyhead to Dublin
Sailings per day
Car & 4 passengers
Foot Passengers
Sailing Time
Irish Ferries
2
from £169
Yes
3 hours
15 mins
Irish Ferries(Dublin Swift)
2
from £203
Yes
2 hours
4
from £163
Yes
3 hours
15 mins

holyhead to dublin ferryThis Wales to Ireland route is served by the largest car ferry on the Irish Sea, the Ulysses sailing you to the heart of Dublin in just over 3 hours. If you need to get there faster the second ship serving this route, the Dublin Swift fast ferry will have you in Dublin as quickly as 1 hour and 49 minutes!

Irish Ferries provide a stress free journey from the UK to the shores of Ireland. Dublin has one of Europe’s most vibrant and exciting nightlife cultures. So whether it’s the traditional pubs with Irish music, or the hip and trendy bar and club scene that you’re after, you’ll find it all in Dublin! If you are traveling on the fast ferry to Ireland, in less than two hours you will be enjoying all that the city of Dublin has to offer.

If you are travelling further into Ireland, Dublin  really is an ideal starting point, you can reach just about anywhere within a 3 hour drive and major places like Galway, Limerick, Cork or Belfast are all roughly a 2 hour drive away.

So why not take the ferry to Dublin with Irish Ferries and travel in comfort with your car. there are no additional charges for baggage when you travel with Irish Ferries, so you can bring as much as you can fit in your car!

Holyhead is situated in Anglesey in North Wales and is served by the A55 and A5 road networks. The A55 expressway has newly been improved reducing journey times by up to 30 minutes and A5 road networks. If you are a foot passenger Holyhead also has an excellent rail service providing connections to rail stations throughout Britain.