Holyhead-Dublin Ferry


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Dublin at a Glance

Dublin, Ireland's vibrant capital, greets visitors arriving by ferry from the United Kingdom with a blend of traditional Irish hospitality and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. This historic city, celebrated for its rich cultural heritage, offers a variety of experiences, from the famous Guinness Storehouse and the esteemed Trinity College to the lively Temple Bar district.

For those arriving at Dublin's port, the city provides efficient transportation links to the downtown area and other parts of Ireland. Dublin is also a significant business hub, making it a regular destination for corporate travelers. Whether visiting for business or leisure, Dublin offers a wide range of accommodations, from luxurious hotels to charming B&Bs, ensuring a comfortable and memorable stay in the city.

Google Maps port address

North Dock, Dublin, Ierland

Arrival in Dublin

The ferry docks in the eastern harbor area of Dublin. Upon arrival, passengers and their vehicles are disembarked from the ferry.

Exiting the port, various transportation options are available, including taxis, buses, rental cars, and for those travelling with their vehicles, easy access to the city's main roads.


For Car Travelers

The arrival port is conveniently located close to the city center. If your final destination is downtown, it's just a 7 km drive.

Leaving Dublin by Car

Upon leaving the port, you can take the M50 towards the airport. A lengthy toll tunnel here leads directly to Dublin's M1 ring, bypassing city traffic and saving a lot of time. This route is particularly beneficial for travelers heading north and east. For destinations south of Dublin, consider driving through the city.

Car rentals Dublin ferry port

A convenient choice for rental cars is GoCar, which allows you to pick up a car directly at the port, eliminating the need for transfers. This service is easy to use with their app, where you can book, locate, and unlock your vehicle. GoCar offers a range of more than 800 cars and vans across Ireland, suitable for different travel needs. 

Public Transport from Dublin Ferry Port

Dublin's port does not have an adjacent train station, so travelers rely on either taxi services or buses for transportation.

Buses from the Terminal


Irish Ferries

From Ferry Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries), Bus 53 operates frequently towards Dublin's city center. This bus also stops at Connolly Station.

Stena Line

Upon arrival of the Stena Line ferries, it's best to use the bus service offered directly through Stena Line. This service can be booked concurrently with your ferry tickets.

Please note that Bus 53 does not stop at Ferry Terminal 2 (Stena Line). However, Stena Line passengers can walk to this terminal in just over 10 minutes.

Traveling from the UK to Dublin?
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