Dublin to Holyhead ferry

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The cheapest ferries from Dublin to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for May 30

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Dublin to Holyhead is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Stena Line
08:30PM3h31
Dublin
12:01AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Stena Line
02:45PM3h35
Dublin
06:20PMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Stena Line
08:15AM3h35
Dublin
11:50AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers

Dublin to Holyhead Ferry Timetables

OperatorDeparture TimeArrival TimeDurationSailing Days
Operator
Stena Line
Departure Time
08:30PM
Arrival Time
12:01AM
Duration
3h31
Sailing Days
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Stena Line
Departure Time
02:15AM
Arrival Time
05:45AM
Duration
3h30
Sailing Days
Mon, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Stena Line
Departure Time
08:15AM
Arrival Time
11:50AM
Duration
3h35
Sailing Days
Mon, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Operator
Stena Line
Departure Time
02:45PM
Arrival Time
06:20PM
Duration
3h35
Sailing Days
Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun

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Fastest ferry times from Dublin to Holyhead

Showing times and prices for May 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

3 h 33 m

Ferries per day

3

Distance

107 km

Of the 3 ferries that leave Dublin for Holyhead every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Stena Line
08:30PM3h31
Dublin
12:01AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Stena Line
02:45PM3h35
Dublin
06:20PMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Stena Line
08:15AM3h35
Dublin
11:50AMHolyhead
$541One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage ferry duration3 h 30 min
priceAverage ferry ticket price$49 (€42)
frequencyFerry frequency3 a day
changesDirect ferryYes, there are 3 direct ferries a day
carriersFerry operatorsStena Line
cabinsCabins:Yes
vehiclesVehicles:Yes
footPassengersFoot passengers:Yes

Ferries from Dublin to Holyhead cover the 66 miles (107 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Stena Line. Normally, there are 3 ferries operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $49 (€42), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $48 (€42).

Ferry operators: Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead

For as little as $48 (€42) you can travel by ferry between Dublin and Holyhead with Stena Line. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Stena Line is a Swedish ferry company that operates a fleet of ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and vehicles across the North Sea, Irish Sea, and Baltic Sea. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Stena Line operates ferry services between Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands and Poland. In addition to traditional ferry services, Stena Line also operates a number of high-speed craft and a number of fast craft services.

Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead ferry information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $48
  • Stena Line frequency: 3 a day

Ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

If visitors want to travel on the route that goes from Dublin in Ireland to the city of Holyhead in Wales, they will be enjoying one of the most popular routes provided to travelers in this area. There are plenty of ferries departing weekly on this route, up to 10 daily sailings, catered by two different ferry providers. Both of these ferry providers allow for passengers to carry on board as much luggage as they are able to carry. The total duration of the trip does not exceed three and a half hours, but the final journey time depends on the weather and the specific ferry provider. However, passengers are highly encouraged to keep updated with the specific ferry provider before their departure to make sure that there are no delays or cancellations to their journey. 

 Ferry schedules Dublin to Holyhead? 

The typical schedule for ferries from Dublin to Holyhead includes 10 ferries running every day of the week catered by two distinct ferry providers. Six of the routes are provided by the Irish Ferries line taking on average two hours and fifteen minutes to arrive at the destination in Holyhead. The other four routes are catered by the Stena Line which takes about three hours and twenty-one minutes to arrive at the final destination. All of the ferries which are provided by the Irish Ferries line and the Stena Line are also fully equipped with the necessary facilities needed on board to provide passengers with the utmost comfort during their journey. 

How to find cheap ferries from Dublin to Holyhead? 

The prices for the ferries from Dublin to Holyhead vary depending on the carrier passengers decide to travel with and the season they wish to depart on. However, the average price for this journey can be found at around 170 USD. In order to save up on money while booking tickets for ferries on this route, travelers should make sure to purchase their tickets for the journey at least a month before the departure date. Moreover, if travelers remain flexible with the date and time of their desired departure, they might be able to find more affordable options as wellUsing the services provided by Omio, travelers can list the options in regards to their personal preferences and find the most affordable route that fits them best.

How long is the ferry journey from Dublin to Holyhead?

The journey with ferries from Dublin to Holyhead usually departs during the day and it takes less than three and a half hours to arrive at the final destination. If travelers are departing with the Irish Ferries line they will experience a journey time of around two hours, however, if they decide to depart with Stena Line then they will be facing a longer travel of around three hours. On the departure day of the journey, travelers will have to make sure to arrive at the port no less than 30 minutes before the time of departure for the latest check-in with their ferry providers. However, the check-in time may vary for each scheduled route. If visitors wish to travel with a vehicle, it is advised to check for ulterior information regarding the departure time from the specific ferry provider. 

What do you need to know before traveling by ferry from Dublin to Holyhead?

Departure port: When departing from Dublin passengers will be leaving from the Dublin Port ferry terminal. The port is located about 3.2 miles (5.1 km) from the city center, which can be reached by bus with line 53. The average journey time to arrive at the port will take about 30 minutes. However, there is also the possibility to organize a private shuttle or a taxi that will take passengers from the city center to the ferry port terminal in less than 15 minutes. The port of Dublin is fully equipped and organized with all the necessary facilities, such as a tourist information office, restaurants and cafes, bathrooms, and waiting areas. 

Port of arrival: When arriving in Holyhead passengers will be disembarking from the Holyhead Port ferry terminal. The port is located just a short 500 meters away from the city center, making it an easy 5-minute walk. However, there are shuttles and taxis at travelers disposal to take them directly to their accommodation or wherever they wish to go. The port is also fully equipped with all the essential facilities that travelers may want on their arrival to Holyhead, such as a waiting room and bathrooms. Moreover, travelers will be able to find many bars and restaurants around the port, as well as cafes and shops.

FAQs: Ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

FAQs: Take the ferry to Holyhead easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dublin to Holyhead.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Dublin to Holyhead can start from as little as $48 (€42) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Dublin to Holyhead is $49 (€42); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by ferry from Dublin to Holyhead is 3 h 30 min   to travel the 66 mile (107 km) long journey, with around there are 3 ferries per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Dublin to Holyhead leaves at 7: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Dublin to Holyhead leaves at 11: 15 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Dublin to Holyhead without having to change trains with Stena Line. There are 3 direct ferries from Dublin to Holyhead each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, you can book a cabin on sailings from Dublin to Holyhead with Stena Line
Yes, travelling with a vehicle from Dublin to Holyhead is possible with Stena Line.
Yes, travelling as a foot passenger from Dublin to Holyhead is possible with with Stena Line. We recommend arriving at least one hour before the trip if you are travelling on foot but please check specific times for each route. If you need book your travel to the departure port check our trains, buses and flight options on Omio.
For the best Dublin to Holyhead ferry to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Stena Line. However, it's always good to check all possible ferry operators with services from Dublin to Holyhead to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Dublin Port, which is located around 4.2 miles (6.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Port of Holyhead, located 0.6 miles (910 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Holyhead from Dublin is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a ferry from Dublin to Holyhead is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Holyhead from Dublin including taking a ferry or bus.

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