Dublin Ferry Port
Dublin ferry port is located close to the city centre and sees more than 1.7 million passengers arrive or depart each year.
Catch a crossing to Dublin ferry terminal on these routes:
- Holyhead to Dublin (Irish Ferries, Stena Line)
- Isle of Man to Dublin (Steam Packet Company)
- Liverpool to Dublin (P&O Ferries)
- Cherbourg to Dublin (Irish Ferries)
Dublin Ferry Port
Address - P&O Ferries: Terminal 3, Dublin Port, Dublin 1, Ireland
Address - Stena Line: Terminal 2, Alexandra Road, Dublin 1, Ireland
Address - Irish Ferries & Steam Packet Company : Terminal Road South, Dublin 1, Ireland
Originally founded as a Viking settlement, Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Dublin Port has three terminals with sailings between Ireland and England, Wales and the Isle of Man. Take a walk along the banks of the river Liffey, and get a taste of the art, literature of this fascinating city with a visit to Kilmainham Gaol, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Guinness store house, the Old Jameson Distillery, the National Gallery of Ireland and the Temple Bar area, famous for its vibrant atmosphere. A city rich in culture and heritage, Dublin has always been a centre for literature and the theatre, it's famous writers ranging from James Joyce and George Bernard Shaw, to Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett, to Roddy Doyle and Maeve Binchy.
Getting to Dublin Ferry Port
Dublin Ferry port is reached by the M1 from the North, the N11 from the South and the N7 from the West. The port and ferry terminals are close to the city centre and well signposted.
Connolly Station is located 4 miles away from Dublin ferry port and serves the North and South of the country. A little further away at 7 miles is Heuston Station which serves Western Ireland.
Busárus is the Central Bus Station in Dublin city centre and is 4 miles from the ferry port. A bus service operates between the port and the city centre - tickets are available to purchase on board your ship before you arrive in Dublin.
Dublin Ferry Port Facilities
All the terminals at Dublin ferry port are well equipped. There is a café serving a selection of drinks and snacks in addition to various vending machines.
Disabled toilets and access are available at all Dublin ferry terminals. Staff will be happy to help should you require assistance. We do advise however that you advise at the time of booking, of any special requirements you may have.
Parking at Dublin Ferry Port
Short term parking is available on the road just outside the terminal building. The cost is €2/hr with a minimum charge of €1. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket meters which are situated close by. Please note that the machine only accepts Euro coins.
Long term parking is also available and charged on a daily basis day in a car park to the left of the main terminal building (as you arrive).
Port information is provided by Eurodrive for guidance only.
More About Dublin
The Port of Dublin is Ireland's busiest passenger ferry port. There are up to 18 sailings a day from Dublin to the UK and the continent and the port is used by ferry companies, cruise ships and high speed ferries. Port of Dublin handles over 1.5 million passengers and over 300,000 tourist vehicles a year. Dublin Port is positioned at the heart of Ireland's road and rail network and has an easily accessible east coast location and offers terminals and facilities to the highest industry standards.
Dublin Port Company is a self-financing, semi-state organisation, which is responsible for the flow of goods, passengers and attendant tracking information through the port. Around £130m has been invested in state-of-the-art facilities at the Port of Dublin over the last five years and the development of the port is ongoing.
Dublin Shopping and Dining
Dublin offers a diversity of entertainment, from trendy pale wood and aluminium bars to old cosy pubs; from the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in one of Dublin's many cafes to the distinct smell of hops from the Guinness brewery; and from fine dining and sushi bars to old-fashioned fish and chip restaurants. Whether you are interested in antiques or designer wear, department stores or markets, music stores or shopping malls, Dublin has it all!
Dublin city offers amazing choice for all ages and tastes. It is a young, lively city with a vibrant nightlife, but also offers a feast of culture and music, stunning landscape and a spectacular coastline. Dublin offers an array of museums, libraries, churches, cathedrals and galleries. The famous Dublin Castle is the seat and symbol of the British rule of Ireland, which lasted more than seven centuries. The Bank of England, one of Dublin's most striking buildings, was formerly the original home of the Irish Parliament, while the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, a replica of Les Invalides in Paris, is the most important 17th-century building in Ireland. It was the first building erected in Dublin's golden age and a home of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, which concentrates on the work of contemporary Irish artists. One of the most vital cultural institutions and the place to be seen is the Irish Film Centre, while the Olympia is a busy theatre and popular live music venue. Trinity College is Ireland's oldest and most famous college and home of The Old Library, Ireland's largest collection of books and manuscripts. Chester Beatty Library features one of the most significant collections of Islamic and Far Eastern art in the Western world and, on sunny days, the library's garden is one of the most tranquil places in central Dublin. The Garden Of Remembrance commemorates those who died fighting for Ireland's freedom while Phoenix Park is Europe's largest public park. It extends about three miles along the Liffey's north bank, encompassing 1,752 acres of verdant green lawns, woods, lakes, and playing fields. It also hosts Dublin Zoo, the third-oldest public zoo in the world, founded in 1830, which is just a short walk beyond the famous People's Garden.