Ferry to Ireland

Find ferry tickets, compare sailing times and prices for all ferry routes to Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Dun Laoghaire, Larne or Rosslare. We compare all the major operators like Irish Ferries, P&O Ferries, Stena Line, Brittany Ferries and DFDS Seaways:

Find your ferry to Ireland


Compare cheap ferry crossings to Ireland

Find your ferry to Ireland


An easy way to hop over to Ireland from the United Kingdom is traveling by ferry. If you are starting from mainland Europe there are two different routes to Ireland. One route brings you from France or Spain directly to Ireland, the other one takes you from the continent (Holland or France) to the United Kingdom and from there further to Ireland (the so-called landbridge ferry). Below you find an overview of all the ferry routes to Ireland.

To travel to Ireland by ferry with your own car might take some time depending from where you start, but it might be cheaper than the combination of booking a flight and renting a car.

Tip: If you really want to save money you should – especially during holiday season – book the ferry in advance.

Ferry connections to Ireland

You can either take a direct ferry to and from Ireland to reach mainland Europe (seabridge connection) or sail to the UK first and have a second crossing to Ireland (landbridge connection).

Direct ferry to Ireland


Direct ferry routes to and from Ireland connecting Ireland to the UK, France and Spain.

Direct ferries from the UK to Ireland

Direct ferries from France to Ireland

Direct ferries from Spain to Ireland

Landbridge ferry services to Ireland


The landbridge route to Ireland will include to ferry crossings. You have to sail from mainland Europe over the Channel to the UK and then over the Irish Sea over to Ireland or Northern Ireland.

Landbridge ferry – from Holland to the UK

  • Amsterdam to Newcastle ferry – DFDS Seaways
  • Hoek van Holland to Harwich ferry – Stena Line
  • Rotterdam to Hull ferry – P&O Ferries
  • Zeebrügge to Hull ferry – P&O Ferries

Landbridge ferry: from France to the UK

  • Calais to Dover ferry – DFDS Seaways
  • Calais to Dover ferry – P&O Ferries
  • Calais to Folkestone ferry – Eurotunnel
  • Dieppe to Newhaven ferry – DFDS Seaways
  • Le Havre to Portsmouth ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • Caen to Portsmouth ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • Cherbourg to Poole ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • Cherbourg to Portsmouth ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • Cherbourg to Portsmouth ferry – Condor Ferries
  • St Malo to Poole ferry – Condor Ferries
  • St Malo to Portsmouth ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • St Malo to Plymouth ferry – Brittany Ferries
  • St Malo to Weymouth ferry – Condor Ferries

All information supplied without guarantee.

Scroll to Top