Irish Sea Ferry Routes Liverpool to Dublin Ferry Information

Irish Sea Ferry Routes Ferries Crossings to Europe

Travelling with P O Irish Sea ferries is still one of the most popular ways of getting to Ireland. Ireland has always been a popular holiday destination because of the warmth and hospitality of its people the wealth of its culture and the beauty of its scenery. Dublin has a fantastic cultural heritage, especially its literary legacy, and has endless atmospheric pubs where you can enjoy a pint of Guinness or two in places like the famous Temple Bar district in the heart of the city.


Irish Sea Ferries, formed in 1998, have a fleet of twelve luxury ships and pride themselves on the friendliness of their staff and the quality of their service. They operate five direct routes and other routes that connect to the continent on a range of new fast craft and super ferries. Relax on board and enjoy bars, shops and restaurants during the short journey across The Irish Sea.

Sailing routes

P and O Irish Sea Ferries offer services from Liverpool to Dublin, Cairnryan to Larne, Troon to Larne and Rosslare to Cherbourg.

The Liverpool to Dublin route offers one crossing per day with a journey time of eight hours departing at ten in the morning and arriving at six in the evening. Cairnryan to Larne crosses nine times daily with a sailing time of one hour and 45 minutes. The service from Troon to Larne crosses twice daily taking 2 hours and 15 minutes, while the Rosslare to Cherbourg service only crosses three times a week with a sailing time of 19 hours. Timetables often change so it is prudent to check details first at before booking.

Along with P and O there are also a handful of other companies providing services across The Irish Sea including: Irish Ferries, Stena Line, Steam Packet and Seacat.

Driving directions

Drive to the edge of the city on the M6/M62 or M58. If you're coming from the M62, follow signs to the city centre and then signs to Pier Head and then follow signs to Princes Landing Stage. If you're arriving via the M58 follow the A5306, then the A565 to Pier Head.

Why Ireland?

Only a short journey away Ireland has much in the way of stunning scenery and fascinating history to offer. Whether you're off to the buzzing city of Dublin to enjoy some of the traditional pubs in Temple Bar or to try out one of the famous literary pub crawls or whether you want to experience some of the country's breathtaking sights and scenery like The Giant's Causeway, or Yeats's Tower, Ireland has something to offer everyone.

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