Ferry to Dublin and Cherbourg
The Cherbourg-Dublin crossing is a relatively fast crossing between France and Ireland. This ferry has a flexible schedule during summer with up to 5 weekly sailings from France to Ireland back and forth. From November onwards it sails 3 times per week on a regular basis. Traveling by ferry to Dublin from France is a convenient and comfortable way of traveling.
On this page, you will find information and tips about this ferry service from Irish Ferries
Ferry Cherbourg-Dublin costs
If you want to travel by ferry to Cherbourg or Dublin, you can expect the following prices:
- Tickets are available from Irish Ferries for €278. That is for 1 person with a car and a single journey not in peak season.
- A crossing with a car and 2 people in a high season quickly costs somewhere around €935,-
The prices of the boat tickets are very dependent on the season and the crowds, as you can see above. Book early to get the most benefit.
In peak season there are up to 5 sailings per week from Cherbourg to Dublin with a flexible schedule. The departing time is always 16:30 though. In off-season the sailing schedule has a more regular basis with 3 weekly sailings on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. There are several departures throughout the week. So you can fit this ferry into your travel schedule quite well. Check the exact departure times in both directions in the booking module.
Irish ferries have up to 5 departures per week in peak season in both directions.
From Cherbourg to Dublin
- Departure Cherbourg: 16:30
- Arrival Dublin: 10:45
The crossing from Cherbourg to Dublin normally takes around 19 hours.
From Dublin to Cherbourg
- Departure Dublin: 16:00
- Arrival Cherbourg: 11:30
Sail time Cherbourg – Dublin
19 hours crossing with an overnight cabin
On board the ferry
This (and more) can be expected on the Irish Ferries – ferries
Irish Ferries sails with the Epsilon and the W.B. Yeats on this crossing. These ferries take you in about 19 hours from the European mainland to Dublin. It is a one-night crossing so when you book you can choose a cabin of your choice with your crossing.
- Boylan’s Brasserie – Sample menu
- Café Lafayette – Sample Menu
- Java Republic Served onboard
- Small onboard shop for your travel essentials
- Café Lafayette – full bar service
- Free WiFi onboard
- Lady Gregory Restaurant
- Boylan's Brasserie
- Cafe / Bar
- On board shopping
- Comfortable cabins
- Free WiFi onboard
To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.
50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Frankrijk
North Dock, Dublin, Ireland.
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