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Dublin to Holyhead ferry - cost & duration

Cheapest price$44.04
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day6
ferry carriers2
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How to book cheap ferry tickets from Dublin to Holyhead

The best way to find cheap deals on ferry tickets from Dublin to Holyhead is by booking earlier as most ferry companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average ferry fares from Dublin to Holyhead were $45.02. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $0.16 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the ferry ride from Dublin to Holyhead?

The distance between Dublin and Holyhead is approximately 67.24 miles, or 108.19 kilometers. The average travel time for a ferry between these two cities is around 3 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most ferries are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your ferry has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by ferry from Dublin to Holyhead?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Dublin to Holyhead by ferry is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find ferries more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of ferry tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, ferries departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled ferry trips per day. Stena Line has the most regularly scheduled departures from Dublin to Holyhead, with an average of 4 trips per day and 64 monthly trips. 2 ferry carriers serve the route from Dublin to Holyhead. Of the 6 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to Holyhead.

2 carriers offer Dublin to Holyhead ferry trips

Irish Ferries

Book Irish Ferries from Dublin to Holyhead from $46.25. There are 2 trips per day offered by Irish Ferries from Dublin to Holyhead and you can expect on average to pay $48.84 for a Irish Ferries ticket to Holyhead. In Dublin, Irish Ferries departs to Holyhead from Ferry Terminal, In Holyhead, Irish Ferries arrives at Holyhead Seaport,

An average trip on Irish Ferries from Dublin to Holyhead takes 3 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Irish Ferries trip will get you to Holyhead in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Irish Ferries offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $48.85 for a weekend trip to Holyhead.

WiFi
Meal
Satellite TV
Beverage
Avg. Time
3h 27m
Avg. Price
$48.84

Stena Line

Book Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead from $44.04. There are 4 trips per day offered by Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead and you can expect on average to pay $46.71 for a Stena Line ticket to Holyhead. In Dublin, Stena Line departs to Holyhead from Ferry Terminal, In Holyhead, Stena Line arrives at Holyhead Seaport,

An average trip on Stena Line from Dublin to Holyhead takes 3 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Stena Line trip will get you to Holyhead in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Stena Line offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.66 for a weekend trip to Holyhead.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Satellite TV
Power outlet
Beverage
Avg. Time
3h 31m
Avg. Price
$46.71

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the ferry line you travel with, your options include one station that has ferry departures from Dublin. Most ferry trips to Holyhead will depart from:
  • Ferry Terminal
Ferry trips arrive in Holyhead at 1 stations, depending on which ferry line you are traveling with. These are the main ferry stations in Holyhead for trips arriving from Dublin:
  • Holyhead Seaport