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Norbank

Operated by P&O Irish Sea on the Dublin Liverpool route

The conventional cruise ferry Norbank provides a host of onboard facilities to help make your journey a memorable one including delicious complimentary food, a spacious TV lounge, a bar, an onboard shop and comfortable cabins.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

Onboard the Norbank ferry you’ll find comfortable en-suite 2 bed cabins with a choice of either inside or outside (sea view).

Onboard Food and Drink

Meals are included in the price and complimentary tea, coffee and fruit juice are available throughout the crossing.

Onboard Shopping

The Norbank has a basic shop onboard.

Additional Onboard Facilities

You can change currency onboard at the Bureau de Change.

Accessibility

There are no lifts to the main passenger areas and access is by a staircase therefore the Norbank may be unsuitable for the infirm, disabled or young children.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Norbank guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Onboard Norbank

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Norbank Reviews

4.4
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99% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:4.2
  • Staff:4.6
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  • Punctuality:4.5
  • Cleanliness:4.5
  • "Liverpool to Dublin Ferry"

    Fantastic cheap crossing with good breakfast and main meal included in the price. Everything was really efficient, on and off boat quickly there and back. Didn't reserve a room on way out but when got on boat booked one. For such a cheap price they are great, small but comfortable with own bathroom. Remeber this is a long sailing, 7 to 8 hours and the ship is mainly for transporting commercial goods but caters really well for travelers alike. Couple of TV's in the seating areas which are comfortable but basic. If you are thinking of going with young children then take loads of things for them to do as there is nothing for them and walking on the deck is restricted to a couple of relatively small areas. Overall it was a great crossing at a really good price

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    Reviewed by Gordon who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Holiday travel"

    Excellent trip, ship set sail on time. The food was definitely a bonus to the trip. Great service from start to finish. First time we have used the ferry. Will definitely travel with P and O again. Thank you. 

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    Reviewed by Deborah who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Brilliant crossing GREAT value for money "

    Was absolutely fantastic great value for money and whatever you do try and book the cabin they so cheap and you can rest shower and be ready when to continue your journey refreshed 

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    Reviewed by Sam who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Excellent Trip"

    The journey Liverpool to Dublin and return were both excellent trips. They were punctual and the staff were courteous and helpful. Facilities were also excellent with really good food at both ends of the journey. Overall an excellent experience which I would recommend to family and friends as an excellent way to travel between Liverpool and Dublin.

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    Reviewed by John who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "A very pleasant journey "

    This was a very good trip & it passed very quickly. The ferry had good facilities, it wasn’t too crowded and the inclusive food was excellent!  The only downside was that the dock was difficult to find 

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Motorhome"

    Visit from Ireland

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    Reviewed by Janice who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Short break to wexford"

    Booked the crossing from Liverpool to Dublin as it was the shortage trip by road to connect to the ferry. The whole process of been booked in and loaded on board went very smoothly. We booked a cabin for both trips. The accommodation was clean and we were informed of all details about the trip across the Irish Sea. The meal selection was plentiful and varied with hot drinks available throughout the crossing. We will definitely use this crossing again as we felt refreshed and completed the onward journey with ease. The crew were friendly and helpful

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    Reviewed by Bryan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Liverpool to Dublin"

    Definitely taking this ferry again. Excellent value and saves the long trek across Wales so worth the extra hours onboard.

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    Reviewed by Christopher who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Liverpool to Dublin "

    Excellent service great staff

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    Reviewed by Anonymous who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "ALWAYS "

    I would not travel to Ireland with a car any other way. I arrive stress free, fed and energetic after a sleep in a cabin. Only way to go

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    Reviewed by Colette who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Great discovery!"

    Very friendly ladies at check in, free meals, quiet saling, all facilities needed , affordable berth, woaw. I prefer po to stena and Irish ferries, industrial and takes longer but comfy and a bargain! Wish I knew about it earlier:)

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    Reviewed by Ilona who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Surprisingly good value"

    Having completed the outbound and return trips, I can say that our overall experience was very good and any criticism must be taken into that context. I booked cabins for both journeys and glad I did so as it gave us a break out area where we could relax change cloths if we wanted and take a shower. On the outbound we were on the ship quickly and found all table already taken leaving us eating breakfast on bar stools but that was ok. I don't smoke so found duty free options limited for me but others will be content. On the return leg They had no beer so couldn't buy. Food was punctual and generous on the way out but breakfast was late and dinner early on the return leg but again generous so no worries if you are at the back of the queue. Getting on and off through check-in could do with a little more tech investment but somehow works. Overall I have to give the trip a very solid 8 out of 10 maybe a bit more.

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    Reviewed by Allan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Great Service"

    We had a super experience from Beginning to end. Staff were friendly, cabin was comfortable and clean. Very happy and wouldn’t hesitate to travel this way again.

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    Reviewed by Helen who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Efficient no frills service that does not disappoint "

    We did not expect catering so this was an added bonus, particularly the pastries for breakfast. The staff were efficient and speedy. Everything ranike clockwork.

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    Reviewed by Elaine who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Very good"

    Excellent experience

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    Reviewed by Ingrida who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Great experience "

    We have used this ferry for years now and always had a great experience with P&O 

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    Reviewed by Anthony who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Very pleasant way to travel when you're in no hurry!"

    My wife and I used P&O Ferries to travel to England from Ireland, using the Dublin - Liverpool route. Using P&O saved us €150+ vs other operators using the Dublin - Holyhead route. This saving was inclusive of the extra cost incurred booking a 2-berth (outside) cabin for both journeys (€52). 3 meals outbound and 2 inbound were included in the general price. Arriving in Liverpool also saved us well over an hour in driving time to our destination in the Midlands. We were in no hurry and as 8 hrs is a long time to spend on a ferry, the cabin offers excellent value. Our outbound ferry was the Norbank. The staff were friendly and efficient and the accommodation was clean. The breakfast was just ok, as was the (slightly watery) mushroom soup and bread roll for lunch, but the 'tea' before docking was much nicer. Our return ferry was the Norbay. Again, the staff were very good - even friendlier than before, and efficient. Cabin was clean. The food (breakfast and tea) was very good and a big improvement. More choice and cooked better. Both ferries departed and arrived on time. The security/check-in staff at both ports were friendly and very kindly helped sort out an issue (our error) with one of the names on the booking, compared to the ID details. Thank you! In general, I'd definitely recommend this option if you are not in a hurry and want to save a considerable amount of money. Maybe less good if you've small children as there's little or nothing to entertain them from what I saw.

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    Reviewed by Tom who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Great first experience "

    Fantastic first experience. We were not aware that food/drink was included in our ticket. Food options were available & there was plenty of choice Cabins were clean & well equipped with fresh bedding & towels Staff were friendly & helpful. Smooth crossing, very enjoyable, will definitely travel on this route again. Big thank you 😊 to all

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    Reviewed by Christopher who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Crossing Dublin to Liverpool "

    Super journey

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    Reviewed by Peter who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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  • "Totally happy"

    Everything went as expected but the catering deserves at least 5 stars.

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    Reviewed by Lorcan who travelled with P&O Irish Sea on Norbank

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