Ireland is accessible via a number of travel options, all depending on what part of Ireland you wish to visit. Whatever option you choose, you can rest assured that once you are at your destination you will be treated to a warm welcome and a memorable visit.
Travelling by Air
The Republic Ireland of Ireland offers four separate airports. These are Cork, Knock, Dublin and Shannon with the primary airports being Dublin and Shannon. Visitors who are travelling form the UK will find that there are a number of frequent flights flying into Ireland, airports will vary from airline to airline. International travellers will find that most journeys will operate via Dublin. Once you land at any of the airports there are plenty of taxis, bus services and exchange facilities that will allow you easy access to your destination. You can also arrange car hire if needs be.
Travelling by Ferry
You can also travel to Ireland via Ferry. A number of services are available from both Britain and Europe. There are ports located in Dublin, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Rosslare and Wexford. Departure points in the UK include Holyhead, Moyston and Swansea in Wales. Travellers from the UK have ports available in Fleetwood, Heysham and Liverpool. Visitors travelling from France can depart from Cherbourg and Roscoff in France and The Isle of Man has a port in Douglas.
Many of the ferries offer facilities for transporting vehicles and will have features such as a bar and dining area as well as duty free shopping. It would be worth checking out the details for your ferry travel as some do not offer facilities for small children or disabled visitors. It is also worth noting that some departures are subject to tidal restrictions, so phoning advance to confirm the ferry departure is a good idea.
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