The Dublin Cherbourg ferry route connects Ireland with France. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Irish Ferries. The crossing operates up to 1 times each week with sailing durations from around 18 hours 29 minutes.
Dublin Cherbourg sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.
Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Dublin Cherbourg route is a car and 2 passengers.
"Shock on arrival at Dublin port"
My husband, daughter and myself turned up in good time to be told my daughter had not been added to our booking. The guy in the kiosk on arrival at the port was abrupt and insisted I had not paid for an additional passenger. Only when I offered to show him my bank account statement online did he agree to let us proceed. We were then ushered through quickly and queued with the other pet owners in order to get our dog on board. The ship is spotless. The cabin was perfect. The staff on board the ship are so well trained and provide an outstanding service. The food in the restaurant was excellent. My only complaint is that the lady whom I spoke to when I added my daughter was not listening as I believe she charged me for a return trip even though on booking I only requested a single journey. I hope you can look into this and pay me a refund.
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"A punctual crossing"
Everything happened as planned.
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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.
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.