There are 2 ferry routes operating between Ireland and England offering you combined total of 20 sailings per week. P&O Irish Sea operates 1 route, Dublin to Liverpool which runs 6 times weekly. Stena Line operates 1 route, Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead which runs 14 times weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Ireland to England to get the most up to date information.
Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic, to the West of Great Britain. The island of Ireland is politically divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom.
The region has a rather diverse landscape with a ring of coastal mountains and low plains at the centre of the island. With three World Heritage Sites, Ireland’s outstanding natural beauty is of great interest to many tourists.
Ferry travel is a popular method of getting from Ireland to England, Wales and the Isle of Man across the Irish Sea. Crossings are year round, fast and operated by a variety of ferry company across a number of routes.
Despite the relatively long crossing, France is also well connected by ferry from Ireland. The ships are reasonably well appointed and as with the crossings to the UK, there are a number of operators and routes to choose from.
England is the largest and most populous of the four 'home nations' that make up the United Kingdom.
Geographically England is defined as the region in the central and southern parts of the United Kingdom with Scotland to the North, Wales to the West and North Ireland to the West across the Irish Sea.
England can be divided into Northern England, the Midlands and Southern England with London in the South as the capital and centre of finance and culture.
Ferry travel is a very popular and well developed mode of reaching England, especially with visitors from Ireland and Northern Europe. It is an island after all.
With a choice of numerous ferry ports on offer connecting the likes of Ireland across the Irish Sea, France across the channel and Holland across the North Sea, it is no surprise that crossings to England and its numerous world class ports are managed by some of the largest, luxurious and most well-known ferry companies in operation.