There are 3 ferry routes operating between Wales and Ireland offering you combined total of 86 sailings per week. Irish Ferries operates 2 routes, Pembroke to Rosslare runs 16 times per week & Holyhead to Dublin about 4 times daily. Stena Line operates 2 routes, Fishguard to Rosslare runs 14 times per week & Holyhead to Dublin about 4 times daily.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Wales to Ireland to get the most up to date information.
Wales is part of the United Kingdom and the British Isles, bordered by England to the east.
Although a relatively small country, Wales is packed with significant attractions from its three national parks and five ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ to the third highest peak in Britain and some outstanding beaches; Wales has something to suit all visitors.
As a nation with vast, rolling plains, it boasts an impressive network of excellent hiking trails that take you past some of the country’s 400 castles, many cheerful pubs and stunning coastal views.
Thanks to its location on Britain’s western shores, Wales is a useful gateway to Ireland, offering numerous crossings to Dublin and Rosslare. Also, with a number of ports along the Welsh coast to choose from, there’s no shortage of ferry options.
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.