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Irish Ferries Discounts

Irish Ferries operates ferry routes between France, Ireland and Wales. Take an offbeat ferry route – explore the Irish panorama and taste the Irish waters. Reach your destination on time, on a quick and comfortable ferry line.

Irish Ferries routes

Irish Ferries operate the following ferry routes between France, the Republic of Ireland and Wales (Great Britain):

  • Dublin - Cherbourg
  • Dublin - Holyhead
  • Pembroke - Rosslare


Facilities and services

  • Bar
  • Café
  • Children's play area
  • Cinema
  • Self-service restaurant
  • Shops

Facilities may differ per ferry and route.


Additional information

Prices and discounts for Eurail Pass holders

Irish Ferries offer Eurail Pass holders a 30% discount on standard foot passenger fares (adult or child). Cabin accommodation is available at an extra charge. 


You are entitled to the discount if your Eurail Pass is valid in either the country of departure or arrival. You do not need to use a travel day on a flexi Pass for this discount. You may be asked to show your Eurail Pass when you check-in for the sailing.



A reservation is either compulsory or strongly recommended for all crossings. 

To make a reservation and obtain your discount, follow these steps:

1. Go to and pay in full for a booking. 

2. Email your booking reference number and your Eurail Pass cover number to

3. The relevant reduction will be applied to your booking and the credit will be refunded to you via the credit card system. 

Make sure to send your email at least 5 days before your outward travel date.


Travel times, number of crossings

Ireland – France
Overnight sailings. Sailing period: February – December. No daily sailings. Please verify sailing schedules at


Ireland – UK
Dublin – Holyhead: 3 hours 15 min (Dublin Swift 1 hour 49 min), 4 daily departures
Rosslare – Pembroke: 3 hours 45 min, 2 daily departures


On board facilities

To and from France
Cabaret lounge, live onstage entertainment, family self-service restaurant, waiter service, restaurant, cinema, gift shop, late night disco, and for children: own entertainers, dedicated play areas, special menus and videos.


Further Information and contact

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For help or assistance, you can contact:

Dublin Head Office, Alexandra Road, Ferryport, Dublin 1
Phone (+353) 818 300 400

Rosslare Harbour
Phone (+353) 53 913 3158


Cherbourg Gare Maritime
Phone (+33) 233234444