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Ireland Wales Travel Options

Flights between Ireland and Wales

Cardiff Airport is the only real option for passengers who wish to travel by air from Ireland to Wales. You could of course consider Bristol or numerous London Airport options as the driving distance is relatively short.

Swansea Airport and West Wales Airport do not deal with commercial passenger flights.

Flybe had previously run flights from Dublin, Cork and Belfast City Airport to Cardiff. It remains to be seen who will take over these routes.

You can fly with Ryanair to Bristol or with Easyjet between Bristol and Belfast International Airport.

Ferries between Ireland and Wales

There are almost one hundred crossings weekly between Ireland and Wales. You can travel with the Holyhead to Dublin ferry, Pembroke to Rosslare or Fishguard to Rosslare.

The routes are run by Irish Ferries and Stenaline. Please check their websites for up to date information. Ireland Wales Co-operation Programme.

Disability Travel

For the elderly and disabled, Ferry travel can of course be a good option due to the space offered once on board. Make sure to come prepared with any mobility aids needed so your trip is as comfortable as possible.

Car Hire

There are lots of car hire options in Dublin, Cardiff and Bristol Airports. There are also car rental possibilities at Holyhead, Rosslare, Fishguard and Pembroke. Use a car hire comparison website to get the best price.