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Holyhead Dublin Ferry

The Holyhead Dublin ferry route connects Wales with Ireland and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Irish Ferries service runs up to 6 times per day with a sailing duration of around 2 hours 15 minutes while the Stena Line service runs up to 4 times per day with a duration from 3 hours 15 minutes.

So that’s a combined 10 sailings on offer per day on the Holyhead Dublin route between Wales and Ireland. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Wales to Ireland page.
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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Holyhead to Dublin is approximately 2h 45m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?

The average price of a ferry from Holyhead to Dublin is approximately 402 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Holyhead to Dublin can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Holyhead to Dublin?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Holyhead to Dublin. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Irish Ferries
  • Stena Line

How can I book ferry tickets from Holyhead to Dublin?

Ferries from Holyhead to Dublin are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Holyhead to Dublin with
  • Irish Ferries
  • Stena Line

Can you take your car on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Holyhead to Dublin with the following operators
  • Irish Ferries
  • Stena Line

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Holyhead to Dublin?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Irish Ferries
  • Stena Line

How far is Dublin from Holyhead?

Holyhead to Dublin is approximately 94 nautical miles distance apart.

Holyhead Guide

Located on Holy Island, which at one point was connected to Anglesey via the Four Mile Bridge, the town of Holyhead is the largest town, and port, in Anglesey, Wales. A local philanthropist in the mid 19th century, however, funded the building of a causeway, "The Cobb", which to this day carries the main road and railway to and from Holyhead. There are many places in the town centre to eat with all the usual shops and facilities you would expect to find in a town of its size. There is also a cinema and theatre. Holyhead is often used as an overnight stop to, or from, the port and as a result there are many different places to stay that will suit all budgets. Around Holyhead there is excellent fishing, golfing and sailing facilities. Couple this with the wonderful scenery, walks and beaches and you can easily lose yourself and relax for a few days.

The Port of Holyhead is a bustling ferry port which operates services to Dublin and Dun Laoghaire in Ireland. The port is also the main gateway for land transport from northern and central England and Wales to Ireland.


Dublin Guide

Dublin is the capital if Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster on the north east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. As Ireland's capital city it is a major tourist destination and attracts millions of visitors each year. Popular attractions in the city, whose history dates back to Viking times, is Dublin Castle which was founded in 1204, just after the Norman invasion. Other popular attractions includes the Mansion House, the Anna Livia Monument, the Molly Malone statue. Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral, The Custom House and Saint Francis Xavier Church on Upper Gardiner Street.

Dublin's port is located on both banks of the River Liffey. On the north bank, the main port lies at the end of East Wall and North Wall, from Alexander Quay. The element of the port on the south side of the river is much smaller and lies at the beginning of the Pigeon House peninsula. Ferry services from the port depart to Holyhead in Wales, Liverpool; in England and Douglas on the Isle of Man.


Holyhead to Dublin Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-06-17 and 2024-06-23


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Stena Line 02:15 05:30 3 hours 15 minutes Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries 02:40 05:55 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Irish Ferries 08:16 11:45 3 hours 29 minutes Wed, Thu, Fri
Stena Line 09:00 12:15 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Irish Ferries 10:40 12:55 2 hours 15 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
Irish Ferries 11:10 13:25 2 hours 15 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Irish Ferries 14:10 17:25 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Stena Line 14:45 18:00 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
Irish Ferries 16:45 19:00 2 hours 15 minutes Wed, Fri, Sun
Irish Ferries 17:15 19:30 2 hours 15 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Irish Ferries 20:16 23:30 3 hours 14 minutes Wed, Thu, Fri
Stena Line 20:30 23:45 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
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