Liverpool Ferry Terminal is easily accessible by road, rail, or bus from the city centre.


Please note, as of 23/01/2023 P&O Ferries Dublin has relocated to Terminal 5 (T5), Terminal Road South at Dublin Port. More information can be found below, and a PDF with a map of the exact location can be downloaded here.


Below you’ll find all the information you need to get there on your departure day. Make sure you leave in plenty of time – check-in closes 60 minutes before departure with a vehicle. We recommend arriving 1h15m before departure to avoid queues.

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Liverpool Port

Travelling with us

  • Departing from
  • Port address

    P&O Ferries

    Branch Dock Two

    Gladstone Dock


    L20 1BG

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    Tip: Plan ahead
  • Getting to us by

    The P&O Ferries Liverpool Port is in Bootle, about 4.5 miles out of Liverpool city centre. Follow the A565 north up the coast from the city centre to reach the port. Travelling from the north you will want to follow the M6 south towards Liverpool, and from the south you will follow the M62 north to Liverpool/Southport.

    Tip: Plan ahead

    If you’re travelling by car:

    Visit our travelling with a car page, for more information about getting the ferry to Ireland with your car.

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  • Arriving at the Port

    Please ensure you use the correct lane once you arrive at the port and stay in it until boarding the ferry and obey traffic lights/signals. There will be stewards at hand to help direct you if you are unsure of where to go. For information about the port’s facilities, please read these guides.

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    Priority Boarding

    Extras Addons

    Skip the queue and be one of the first to board and disembark the ferry when you upgrade your ticket to include priority boarding.

  • Taking Your Pets

    For the sake of your pet’s wellbeing, unfortunately we can no longer offer travel for pets (except guide dogs) on our Liverpool-Dublin ferry service. Please look at our alternative Cairnryan-Larne service if you would like to take your pets with you.

  • What’s Onboard

    You’ll find everything you need for your journey onboard our Liverpool-Dublin ferries. With three complimentary meals a day to choose from and great cabin facilities, we promise a comfortable and relaxing journey.

  • Eating and Drinking

    All meals are included in your ticket price when you sail with us from Liverpool to Dublin, including complimentary tea and coffee, so there’s no need to worry about forking out extra money for food.

  • Cosy Cabins

    Our great value cabins have everything you need for a trip across the Irish Sea if you’ve booked an overnight trip, including shower rooms, towels, and bed linens provided with the price of your ticket.

  • Eating and Drinking Facilities
  • Arriving at
  • Disembarkment

    P&O Ferries Dublin terminal is just two miles from Dublin city centre. Access by car can be made via East Wall Road, North Wall Quay or the Thomas Clarke Bridge. There are bus services occurring every 10 to 30 minutes and reach the city centre within 10 minutes. If you’re travelling by car, the M50 surrounds the city of Dublin connecting with the M1 leading north and M11 leading south. Follow the M4 west to reach the other side of Ireland, including Galway, or take the M7 to reach Limerick. Find out more information about the Port of Dublin, including car parking and other facilities here.