Student Travel Information

We are looking forward to getting students back home, across the Irish Sea, to some well deserved family time when the time is right. Whether you're travelling home for a short weekend break, coming home for the summer holidays or travelling back to university with the family for graduation, with daily crossings on our Cairnryan to Larne and Liverpool to Dublin routes, you'll be sure to find the right ferry sailing for you!

 

Below you'll find some handy travel tips, to make the process as simple as possible. From Coronavirus updates to Brexit and travelling with your car, we've got all the information in one place.

 

With plenty to do on our Carinryan to Larne ships your trip will sail by! Stock up on great savings and gifts in our World Duty Free shop or enjoy some delicious food in our onboard restaurants, plus if you need some study space, we have our Club Lounge area or our bar lounge!

 

If you're travelling on our Liverpool to Dublin route, you can choose between daytime or overnight sailings. With the option to book cabins for some quiet study space during the day or just a place to lay your head overnight, you'll have everything you need from bed linen to a private en suite. Plus, all your meals are included when you travel on this route!

 

Did you know we also have a great offer on our Liverpool to Dublin route? Students travel for free on selected sailings when traveling with a car and adult between 11th February and 16th December 2021! Find out more about our students travel for free offer and plan ahead for 2021.

 

What you need to know?

If you’re planning on travelling across the Irish Sea for a break to visit home or heading back to university, there are a few things you need to know before your travel. Make sure you read our Covid-19 information pages for the latest travel information, you may also find our Brexit travel checklist in our Brexit hub useful. Have a questions about your travels? Head to our FAQ's for more help.

Keeping you safe on board

We know what an anxious time it is for people who are travelling with us, so we want to reassure you that we have increased our safety measures onboard in response to Covid-19. For more information visit our safety precautions or read our customer charter.

Travelling with a vehicle

If you’re planning to drive home for the holidays or even just a weekend break to see the family, make sure that you’ve checked out our travelling with a car information. You'll find everything you need to know including, what to expect when you arrive at the port and disembark the ferry.

Travelling as a foot passenger

Our Cairnryan to Larne route is available to foot passengers too! With good transport links at either port and a bus service with luggage trolleys available, it's the perfect way to travel home without a vehicle in just 2 hours! Visit our port page for more information on this route.

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Liverpool To Dublin Students Go Free Offer

Students travel for free on selected sailings when travelling with a vehicle and adult between England and Ireland.

Travel between the 11th February and 16th December 2021 on our Liverpool to Dublin route.

Brexit checklist
Brexit Travel Checklist

Planning your next trip to mainland Europe? Use our Brexit Travel Checklist to ensure that you know what will be required when going on holiday after the UK has left the EU - including extra documentation required for driving and taking your pet.

Travelling Safely

Wondering if it’s safe to travel by ferry to Calais, Rotterdam or other European destinations? If you’re looking for coronavirus travel advice, or considering how to travel safely with P&O Ferries, visit our Travelling Safely page for all of the information you need.