Ferry from Liverpool to Dublin

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Liverpool in England to Dublin in Ireland run with 1-2 daily crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules from Liverpool to Dublin

Is there a ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

The Liverpool - Dublin ferry route is available with 1-2 daily crossings all year round. The route is operated by the ferry company P&O Ferries.

Tip: please note that the ferry timetable for the route from Liverpool to Dublin is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Liverpool to Dublin?

As of now, the earliest ferry from Liverpool departs at 09:30 and arrives in Dublin at 17:30. The latest ferry departs at 21:00, arriving in Dublin at 05:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin?

The ferry ticket price from Liverpool to Dublin starts at around €113 for a single ticket. The final ticket cost depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Liverpool-Dublin ferry route. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Liverpool to Dublin?

The ferry trip from Liverpool to Dublin lasts from 8 to 9 hr.

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

The connections from Liverpool to Dublin are usually operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry to Dublin reaches the port in about 8 hr.

What’s the distance between Liverpool to Dublin?

The distance between Liverpool and Dublin is 178 nautical miles (around 330 km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Dublin from Liverpool

Take a look at some useful tips for your ferry trip to Dublin:

  • In the busy months from May to September, we recommend arriving at the port of Liverpool well in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends. 
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Dublin to Liverpool may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper app!
  • Keep in mind that P&O Ferries don't accommodate foot passengers on this journey. You can get to Ireland on foot via the Cairnryan to Larne ferry route instead. 
  • Read our Dublin travel guide to find travel tips and information about ferry schedules, local delicacies, and sightseeing for the best vacation in Ireland!

Where to take the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin

Ferries to Dublin depart from the port of Liverpool (Birkenhead), which is easily accessible by car, train, or bus from the city center.

The P&O Ferries terminal is in Bootle, about 7 km out of Liverpool city center. Follow the A565 north up the coast from the city center to reach the port. It will take you approximately 20 min. Also, the nearest train station to the port is Seaforth & Litherland.

Am I allowed to travel from Liverpool to Dublin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool to Dublin. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Ireland, including all the documents required for your journey.

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

Yes, ferries traveling from Liverpool to Dublin have car decks, so you can embark your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

On P&O Ferries, there are no specific limits on ferry luggage.


Ferries traveling from Liverpool to Dublin have many types of cabins available, from simple ones to premium options.

Pet travel 

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed to travel on the Liverpool-Dublin ferry route without special permission, except for guide dogs.

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

Currently, there are no available tickets online on Ferryhopper. However, you can find more information about the ferry from Liverpool to Dublin on our Map of ferries, compare prices and schedules, and plan your trip to the Republic of Ireland easily and quickly!