Ferry travel from Ireland to France

Traveling by boat from Ireland to France is an excellent choice! Ireland France ferries are operated by 4 ferry companies (Brittany Ferries, Celtic Link Ferries, Irish Ferries or Stena Line) serving the ports of Le Havre, Dublin, Cork, Roscoff, Cherbourg and Rosslare.

To be sure of finding a cheap Ireland France boat ticket, we recommend you use our search engine, which compares offers, prices and timetables from Brittany Ferries, Celtic Link Ferries, Irish Ferries and Stena Line.

With a total frequency of over 8 crossings a week, depending on the time of year, you have many options for planning your Ireland France boat trip.

The fastest crossing takes 14 hrs. (Cork - Roscoff) for a distance of 296 mi, and the longest 20 hrs. 30 min (Rosslare - Le Havre) for a distance of 342 mi.

Ferry Ireland France in figures

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Most popular Ireland France ferry crossings

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All Ireland France ferry routes

Looking for a Ireland France ferry? Discover the most popular routes that allow you to sail between these different regions. Whether you want to reach islands, historic ports or picturesque beaches, ferries are a convenient and comfortable way to travel between Ireland and France. Comfortable cabins, on-board restaurants, cinemas, children's activities... ferries from Stena Line, Irish Ferries, Celtic Link Ferries or Brittany Ferries offer excellent facilities and services for the whole family.

To plan your ferry trip to Rosslare, Cherbourg, Roscoff, Cork, Dublin or Le Havre, use our fare comparison tool to find the best deals on Ireland France ferry tickets that will save you time and money. Using our easy-to-use search tool, you can find deals and timetables from a number of ferry companies, including Brittany Ferries, Celtic Link Ferries, Irish Ferries or Stena Line. There's sure to be a deal to suit your needs and budget. Search from 5 ferry routes between Ireland and France!

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France: Visit the country after your ferry crossing

Ports and destinations
France is surrounded by many destinations accessible by ferry. The most popular ports are Calais, Dunkirk, Dieppe, Le Havre, Cherbourg, Saint-Malo, Roscoff, Brest, Nantes, Marseille, Toulon, Nice, Ajaccio and Bastia. You can easily reach England, Ireland, Corsica, Sardinia and Algeria from these ports.

Services on board
French ferries offer a wide range of onboard services, including restaurants, bars, stores, children's play areas, relaxation areas and more. Most ships also have private cabins with comfortable beds and private bathrooms, which is convenient for overnight travel.

France: When is the best time to go?

If you're looking for sunny beaches and blue skies, the summer months (July and August) are ideal for visiting the Mediterranean coast and enjoying high temperatures ranging from 25 to 35 degrees Celsius. However, this time of year is also the most touristy, which can lead to heavy crowds at the most popular resorts and tourist sites.

If you prefer to avoid the crowds and scorching temperatures, spring (April and May) and autumn (September and October) are ideal times to visit France. Temperatures are mild and pleasant, fluctuating between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius, and the weather is generally sunny with a few showers possible. It's also an ideal season to explore the wine regions, the Loire castles or enjoy local festivals.

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