Ferries from Liverpool

Ferries to Ireland from UK - Liverpool to Dublin

There are actually 2 ferry ports at Liverpool - Liverpool itself and also Liverpool Birkenhead. The ports are quite close, with about 7 miles drive between them. P & O Ferries offer a service from Liverpool to Dublin. Norfolkline offer the service from Liverpool Birkenhead to Dublin. The are also ferries to the Isle of Man from Liverpool, operated by the Steam Packet Company, and Norfolkline offer ferries from Liverpool to Belfast.

Ferry Routes from Liverpool to Ireland:

Click on the links below to find out more about the specific ferry routes from Liverpool to Ireland.

Ferries from Liverpool to Dublin take around 7 to 8 hours. Ferries to Dublin also depart from Holyhead.

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Use the booking and comparison engine below to compare all deals and fares for ferries from Liverpool to Ireland. Or visit the operators direct at P&O Ferries and Norfolkline Ferries.

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Use our booking engine to find the best prices for ferries from Liverpool to Dublin, Belfast and Isle of Man, or visit the operators direct at P&O Ferries and Norfolkline Ferries.

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Compare Ferries to Dublin

Compare all ferries to Dublin and Dun Laoghaire:

  • Holyhead to Dublin / Dun Laoghaire
  • Liverpool to Dublin
  • Liverpool Birkenhead to Dublin

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Ferries to Dublin

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About Liverpool Ferry Ports and Ferries from Liverpool

Liverpool is well connected with the main motorway system in UK, abd within close reach of the M58, M57, M62 and M53, making ferries from Liverpool ideal for travellers from North West England, North Wales and the Midlands.

The P&O ferries depart from Liverpool Freeport in the Bootle area of the city. The Norfolkline ferries depart from Birkenhead ferry port, a modern ferry terminla just across the River Mersey, 7 miles from the P&O ferry terminal.

Where are the Liverpool Ferry Ports?

Liverpool Ferry Port by Car

The P&O ferries leave from Liverpool Freeport. You will see signs on the motorways for "All Docks". If you are driving from Liverpool City Centre, you will need to take the A565 towards Bootle.

Birkenhead Ferry Port by Car

Birkenhead is very easy to reach via the M53, or from the north of Liverpool city, via the M62 and along the Kingway over the River Mersey.

Liverpool Ferry Ports by Coach

National Express offer a regular coach service to Liverpool from many major UK cities, such as London, Manchester and Birmingham. You can usually find a connecting coach to these cities from any smaller towns. See National Express for more details. From central Liverpool you will either need to take a bus or taxi to either ferry terminals.

Liverpool Ferry Ports by Train

There are plenty of trains to Liverpool Lime Street, direct from other major cities such as London and Manchester. Liverpool Lime Street station is about 4 or 5 miles from the P&O ferry terminal and about 5 miles from the Norfolkline ferry terminal at Birkenhead. See Rail Easy for the cheapest tickets and rail bookings to Liverpool.


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Ferry Operators from Liverpool

Ferries from Liverpool to Dublin are operated by P&O Ferries and Norfolkline Ferries.

Ferry Routes from Liverpool

The car and passenger routes for ferries from Liverpool go to Dublin, Ireland. There are also service to Isle of Man and Belfast. Click on the links below to find out more about each route to Ireland:

Alternative Ferry Ports and Ferry Routes

If you are aiming to get the ferry to Dublin, then alternative ferry routes go from Holyhead to Dublin or the faster route of Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire.

If you are flexible in which Irish ferry port you arrive at, then you may also consider ferries from the ferry ports in South Wales. These ports offers services to the south of Ireland ports - Rosslare and Cork.

Alternative ferry routes to Dublin

Other ferries from Wales to Ireland

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We compare all Irish ferry operators to find you the cheapest tickets and fares for ferries to Ireland, including Stena Line Ferries, P & O Ferries, Irish Ferries, Norfolkline Ferries and Fastnet Line Ferries. Click here to compare Ferries to Ireland or click on the links below for more information about each Irish ferry operator...