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Ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg

There are around 4 weekly sailings from Dublin to Cherbourg. The Dublin Cherbourg ferry is operated by Irish Ferries. Dublin Cherbourg Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Dublin to Cherbourg Ferry Times

Ferries from Dublin to Cherbourg typically depart from Dublin at around 16:00. The average sailing time of a Cherbourg Dublin ferry is approximately 18h 28m.

Dublin Cherbourg Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Dublin Cherbourg ferries typically range between €224* and €1387*. The average price is around €762*. The cheapest ferry prices from Dublin to Cherbourg start from €84*. The average price for a foot passenger is €293*. The average price for a car ferry is €859*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Dublin and Cherbourg?

The distance between Dublin to Cherbourg is approximately 407.2 miles (655.4km), or 353.9 nautical miles.

Is there a Dublin Cherbourg car ferry?

Yes, Irish Ferries offer a car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Dublin and Cherbourg.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Dublin Cherbourg ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Dublin to Cherbourg with Irish Ferries.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Ireland to France page.
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Dublin - Cherbourg Route summary
Departure Country Ireland
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Irish Ferries
Average Price 969 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 18h 28m
Fastest Sailing Duration 18h 0m
First Ferry 16:00
Last Ferry 18:30
Distance 353 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

The approximate duration for ferries from Dublin to Cherbourg is 18h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Dublin to Cherbourg is approximately 892 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Dublin to Cherbourg?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Dublin to Cherbourg and this is
  • Irish Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Book Dublin to Cherbourg tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Dublin to Cherbourg with
  • Irish Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Yes, you can travel with a car from Dublin to Cherbourg with the following operators
  • Irish Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Irish Ferries

How far is Cherbourg from Dublin?

Dublin to Cherbourg is approximately 353 nautical miles distance apart.

Dublin Cherbourg Ferry reviews

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    Food and drinks are shocking expensive! Bar staff in the evening very friendly, reception and food not so friendly

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  • "Impressive vessel but..."

    Very efficient staff, the boat itself is impressive and all staff I encountered were lovely. However... issues with the wifi system left me high and dry for 19 hours, was trying to buy the premium wifi(but saucy at 7.90e for 2 hours usage) but unfortunately could not connect. Not the end of the world but not ideal either.

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    I’m trying to contact you, my ticket was cancelled. I didn’t cancel my ticket. I didn’t ask to cancel my ticket. I forced to buy new ticket, please if you may refund my ticket Agent reference: DF133687025, Reference: 23132771, thanks

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Dublin Guide

The Irish city of Dublin is the capital of Ireland and lies in the province of Leinster on the east coast of Ireland, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Dating back to the Viking age, Dublin began to rapidly expand in the 17th century. Today, the city attracts millions of visitors every year to experience everything the city has to offer. One of Dublin's oldest monuments is the 13th century Dublin Castle which was founded after the Norman invasion. Trinity College, Dublin is also a popular visitor destination in order to see the Book of Kells which is an illustrated manuscript created by Irish monks in around 800 AD. One of the most photographed sights in Dublin is the Ha'penney Bridge which is an old iron footbridge that spans the River Liffey. This is considered to be one of Dublin's most iconic landmarks.

Dublin Port is the busiest passenger ferry port in Ireland, serving 1.5 million passengers per year to destinations in the UK and Europe. The port has three terminals and lies at the mouth of the River Liffey, which is under 3 km from the city centre.


Cherbourg Guide

The town and port of Cherbourg is located on the Cotentin Peninsular in the Manche department of Normandy in the north west of France. The town's port is perhaps best known as a cross channel port serving ferries travelling between the United Kingdom and France. One of the most popular attractions in the town is the Museum T. Henry which was founded in 1831 following a donation of more than 160 paintings by Henry, commissioner of the Royal Museums. Today, the museum has a collection of 300 paintings by French, Dutch and Italian artists stretching back from the present day to the Middle Ages. Contained in the collection are "The Ascent to Calvary" by Murrillo, "Christ Died" which is attributed to Filippino Lippi, and the "Conversion of St. Augustine" by Beato Angelico.

Also in the town and popular with visitors is the 12th century Abbey du Voeu which was dedicated to the Virgin. The church was consecrated in 1181, during the reign of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, who were present at the ceremony.

Ferry services from the port depart to Poole and Portsmouth in England and to Rosslare in Ireland.


Dublin to Cherbourg Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Irish Ferries 16:00 10:00 18 hours Sun
Irish Ferries 16:00 10:30 18 hours 30 minutes Wed, Fri

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