Ferries from Holyhead to Ireland
There are up to nine ferries from Holyhead daily connecting North Wales with the Republic of Ireland. With eight departures daily to Dublin and a summer sailing to Dun Laoghaire. Holyhead is the busiest ferry connection between Wales and Ireland.
Holyhead to Ireland Ferries
A ferry from Holyhead will take you and your car over to Ireland in just 2 hours, if you choose the Dublin Swift from Irish Ferries. Or alternatively, the fast ferry service to Dun Laoghaire that is operated by Stena during the summer months. It won’t take much longer on the other larger ferries with the average sailing taking just 3 hours 15 minutes.
Whatever Holyhead ferry you choose, you will be sailing on some of Europe’s largest, modern and best equipped car ferries. You will find a host of facilities on-board including restaurants, video and electronic games. As well as children’s play areas, large lounge bars and shops.
Holyhead is situated in Anglesey in North Wales and is served by the A55 and A5. Therefore making it convenient for travel to or from the North of England, North Wales or the Midlands. Holyhead also has an excellent rail service providing connections to rail stations throughout Britain. If a Holyhead ferry is not how you are going to travel then you might consider Liverpool the next closest port to Holyhead.
Alternative Routes – Try Sailing from Liverpool
and there are even more options to the south..
Alternative Routes – Try Sailing to Rosslare
If you are looking for some inspiration for place to go and see in Ireland. Why not check out our Ireland Destination Guide for some hints and tips.