Irish Ferries operate from Dublin Port to Holyhead, Wales with three vessels; the cruise ferry, 'Ulysses', ‘Epsilon’ and the fast ferry 'Jonathan Swift'.
The Jonathan Swift is the fast ferry. Thanks to her catamaran design she can carry 800 passengers and two hundred cars. She operates 2 return sailings each day between Holyhead and Dublin Port.
On board there is a bright open environment which includes 3 self service eating outlets, a shop, a large screen TV area, electronic games and two bars. The ship is themed around Jonathan Swift one of Dublin's most famous literary figures and author of Gulliver's Travels. Sailing Times from Holyhead: 11:50hrs and 17.15hrs. The journey takes 1 hour 49 minutes.
Ulysses is the largest car ferry in the World. She is 12 decks high, has 3 miles of car parking space and can carry 1342 cars and 2000 passengers. Ulysses operates two return sailings each day between Dublin Port and Holyhead. On board there is a myriad of facilities including restaurants, cinemas, TV lounges, video and electronic games, children's play area and two large lounge bars and a shop. The ship is themed around James Joyce's masterpiece "Ulysses". Sailing Times from Holyhead: 02.40hrs and 14:10hrs. The journey takes 3 hours 15 minutes.
"Epsilon", the most recent addition to the fleet offers an economy class service on the Holyhead to Dublin Port route with 2 return sailings daily on Tuesday – Friday. Offering free WiFi, a bar/lounge, restaurant and comfortable en-suite 2 and 4 berth cabins all with TV's. (please note Epsilon cannot carry foot passengers) Sailing Times from Holyhead: 08:00hrs and 20:00hrs. The journey takes 3 hours 15 minutes.