Ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Discover the ferry route from Dublin to the French port of Cherbourg on Ferryhopper. The route is direct and available throughout the year. Learn more about the ferries between Ireland and France below and discover our top travel tips!

Ferry schedules from Dublin to Cherbourg

Is there a ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Yes, you can catch a ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg year-round, with up to 4 weekly connections operated by Irish Ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Dublin to Cherbourg?

The Dublin - Cherbourg ferry route is normally active every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Most ferries depart from Dublin at around 16:00-18:00, arriving in Cherbourg at 11:30-14:30 the day after.

Keep in mind that ferry frequency and availability may be subject to change depending on the season and the day of the week.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Ferry tickets from Dublin to Cherbourg usually start at around €98-€124. The final cost may be lower or higher depending on the available offers, accommodation type and vehicle selection.


When planning your trip on Ferryhopper, you can compare all offers in real time and travel by ferry at the lowest prices!

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Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Dublin to Cherbourg?

The estimated travel duration of the Dublin - Cherbourg ferry route is around 18.5-19 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

There are only conventional ferries traveling to Cherbourg from Dublin. The fastest crossing lasts roughly 18.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Dublin and Cherbourg?

The distance between Dublin and Cherbourg in France is approximately 353 nautical miles (around 653 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Cherbourg from Dublin

Check out some of our top travel tips for your ferry trip to the French port of Cherbourg:

  • Make sure to arrive at the port of Dublin well in advance, as it may get rather busy, especially during the high-season months.
  • For additional ferry routes between the UK and France, check out our interactive Map of ferries and find the one that suits you best!
  • For detailed holiday tips, have a look at our Cherbourg travel guide and take your trip to northern France to the next level.

Where to take the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg

The port of Dublin is the largest and busiest port in the Republic of Ireland. You can easily get there by car from the center of Dublin, or make use of the city’s public transport network (public bus, tram and rail services).

Nearby, you can find numerous visitor amenities, including accommodation options and restaurants, as well as interesting attractions.

Am I allowed to travel from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Yes, traveling from Dublin to Cherbourg by ferry is allowed. Before your trip, check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel between Ireland and France, and get ready for your trip.

Can I travel on the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg with a car?

Yes, you can bring along your car on the ferry to Cherbourg from Dublin, as there are garage spaces that allow the transport of vehicles.

Ferry luggage

The company Irish Ferries allows up to 2 pieces of luggage per person. Bear in mind that each bag should not weigh more than 22 kg


There are different kinds of cabins to choose from when traveling with Irish Ferries, depending on your preferences and budget.

Pet travel

You can bring along your pet on the ferry to Cherbourg from Dublin! You can either book a pet kennel or keep them inside your vehicle.

Make sure to carry along all the necessary pet documents, tickets and supplies for a smooth trip with your little companion!

Important: guide and service dogs are allowed across all areas.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Dublin to Cherbourg?

At the moment, you cannot book ferry tickets from Dublin to Cherbourg on Ferryhopper. As we focus on bringing more ferry routes to you, you can browse numerous available connections to/from the UK on our fare search engine and gather inspiration for your next trip!