Liverpool to Dublin
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- Crossing time: 7 hours 30 mins - 8 hours 30 minutes
- Vehicle check-in: closes 60 mins before departure
- Foot passenger check-in: closes 1 hour 15 mins before departure
Liverpool to Dublin
Enjoy a relaxing journey on the Liverpool –Dublin route with P&O Ferries, offering daytime and overnight sailings.
Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and offers an array of historical attractions and great family days out. Whether you’re visiting for the weekend or planning a holiday, Dublin has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a tour of the Guinness Storehouse or travel to the outskirts of the city to see the famous Wicklow Mountains. In Phoenix Park, spend the day exploring Dublin Zoo which offers many activities and close encounters with exotic animals.
Whether you are travelling on the Liverpool-Dublin route during the day or night, P&O Ferries will make sure your journey is as comfortable as possible. Book yourself a cabin, complete with shower room and other amenities to help you feel relaxed. Cabins can be purchased at the P&O Ferries Liverpool Port in Bootle, when you come aboard, or online. Both the P&O Norbay and P&O Norbank offer this accommodation.
While travelling with P&O Ferries, you can enjoy a selection of meals after your departure time and before your arrive into Dublin. You can also enjoy complimentary tea and coffee throughout the crossing, with alcoholic beverages and soft drinks available for an extra charge at the bar.
If you need to change your pound sterling into euros, there is a Foreign Exchange service on board P&O Ferries. Exchange rates are competitive and you can change your currency on the return journey for your convenience.
The Liverpool-Dublin route departs from The P&O Ferries Liverpool Port in Bootle, which is accessible by road, rail and bus.
If you’re bringing your car along on the journey, come off the M6 and onto the M57 if you’re coming from the north or the M58 if you are coming from the south. Follow the signs for the A5036 & All Docks, before taking the 4th exit at the first roundabout, then the Liverpool Freeport exit on the second roundabout. If you’re travelling from Liverpool City Centre, use the A565 road towards Southport until you reach the Liverpool Freeport entrance at the Seaforth roundabout.
Foot passengers may find it convenient to use a bus service that stops around the city centre between Monday and Friday. Bus services will stop by the Liverpool Freeport. National Express coaches are also frequently available from Norton Street, Liverpool, transporting you to various places around the UK.
If you’re travelling by train, the nearest station to the port is Bootle New Strand, approximately 1.8 miles from Liverpool Freeport.
Car passengers are advised to check-in 60 minutes before departure, but the recommended check-in time is 1 hour and 15 minutes for all passengers.
The P&O Ferries Liverpool-Dublin crossing takes approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes or 8 hours and 30 minutes depending on departure time.