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Irish Ferries - Holyhead Dublin ferry crossings

Holyhead Dublin ferries with Irish Ferries.

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Irish Ferries operate the Holyhead to Dublin ferry crossing with a conventional ferry and a fastcraft catamaran ferry. The conventional ship, the Ulysses cruise ferry, takes 3 hours and 15 minutes for the journey, while the fastcraft, the Jonathan Swift, gets from Holyhead to Dublin is just 1 hour 49 minutes!

ulysses ferry dublin holyheadUlysses is the largest car ferry in the World and can carry 1342 cars and 2000 passengers. She is a fantastic ship with loads of facilities including restaurants, cinemas, TV lounges, video and electronic games, children's play area, two large lounge bars, a shop and a club class lounge. The Club Class lounge offers an extra level of luxury together with peace and quiet. The sheer size of the ship means there is plenty of opportunity to wander around and stretch your legs, with plenty of outdoor space where you can enjoy the sea air and the views of the North Wales and Irish coast. You might even catch sight of some dolphins!

The Jonathan Swift makes quick work of carrying you across the Irish Sea, but there is plenty to enjoy onboard this modernswift ferry holyhead dublin vessel. An upgrade to Club Class gives you access to the Club Lounge with that extra degree of comfort and fabulous sea views, as well as complimentary refreshments. The Jonathan Swift offers a cafe and a brasserie, so a meal is the perfect way to pass the time. As an added bonus you're on and off in no time, with a check-in time of only 30 minutes.

The ferry terminal in the Port of Dublin is well connected to the Irish road network. Dublin city is only about a 20 minute drive and the M1 motorway is just outside the docklands. Or the southern ring road takes you across the river and away in no time.

Holyhead is at the very end of the A55 on the north of Anglesey. From here you can either head eastwards through North Wales to England or you can stay and enjoy the spectacular and beautiful Welsh countryside of Anglesey, Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula.

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