Day trip to Dublin with Stena Line from £6pp

Enjoy a cheap day trip to Dublin sailing from the North Wales port of Holyhead with Stena Line.


Day trip to Dublin, Ireland, for as little as £6 per person return with Stena Line!

Opt to enjoy up to three hours or up to 8½ hours in Ireland on this whistle-stop trip to the Emerald Isle.

Sail on Stena Line's ferry between Holyhead and Dublin as a foot passenger.

The trip is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays until 18 December 2019.

Tuesday sailings are priced at £6 per person return for adults and children aged 4+ (children aged 3 and under sail for free when accompanied by an adult). All other days are priced at £12.50 per person return on the same basis.

You'll depart Holyhead at 8.55 am and arrive in Dublin at 12.10pm. Disembark the ferry and enjoy up to three hours in Ireland. The return ferry departs at 2.50 pm and gets back at 6.20 pm.

Alternatively you can book the later return sailing that departs Dublin at 8.40 pm and arrives back at Holyhead at midnight. This option gives you considerably more time in Dublin but it is a late sailing back so if you've got kids they might be a bit groggy.

You need to book at least 48 hours in advance to secure this deal.

You'll need to arrange your own transportation from Dublin port to the city centre. There is a bus service available from the port to Westmoreland Street for a small charge.

You can't bring luggage nor your own alcohol on-board. You must also disembark the ferry in Dublin.

Also, keep an eye out on the booking form for an option to extend your stay to get 36 hours in Ireland. Prices start from £41 and you'll spend the night in Dublin, although you'll need to factor in the price of a hotel which you'll need to book separately.

This deal is available but it won't hang around for long. Book as early as you can to get the best choice of dates and cheapest prices. I have been advised this deal is due to expire on Wednesday 11th December 2019. If you think the deal is no longer available please let me know and I'll let everyone else know.

The dull-but-necessary small print

All deals are subject to availability and can be withdrawn by the operator without prior notice. The lead-in prices (otherwise known as the 'from' prices) are, unless otherwise stated above, based on two adults sharing the cheapest available cabin on the cheapest available date. Typically the best prices are available at the start of any promotion period so the earlier you book the better choice of sailing dates and cabin availability you should have. Mid-week sail dates are likely to be cheaper than weekend sail dates.

(Photo credit to Dronepicr)

4 comments on “Day trip to Dublin with Stena Line from £6pp

    • It will be due to availability which spikes in the school summer holidays. Such sailings typically need to be booked well ahead of time (Stena Line's T&C's state a minimum of 48 hours notice). I had a quick play with availability and the earliest £6 date I could find is a month in advance (early September).

    • The offer is still available, but I believe it is sold out on the date you are looking for. If you check the link above you'll be able to search for availability and play around with dates/times to find the best price.

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