Irish Ferries put tickets on sale for new Dover to Calais route - launching June 29


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Tickets are now on sale for Irish Ferries' move into the competitive Dover to Calais route - with pictures released to give a first glimpse as to what to expect.

The new service launches on Tuesday, June 29.

The Isle of Inishmore will operate on the Dover to Calais route
The Isle of Inishmore will operate on the Dover to Calais route

The Dublin-based firm announced in March it was to go head-to-head with the likes of existing ferry firms DFDS and P&O on the short cross-Channel route.

The ferry starts operating on June 29
The ferry starts operating on June 29

The firm will be operating the refurbished Isle of Inishmore ferry on the route - a vessel which had previously been used between Wales and Ireland.

Seating on the Irish Ferries vessel
Seating on the Irish Ferries vessel

Prices will start at £69 for a car and up to nine passengers - which is similar in price to the other ferries operating the route.

The children's play area will prove popular
The children's play area will prove popular

Nora Costello, consumer marketing and sales director at Irish Ferries, said: “Our new route between Dover to Calais will bring even more choice for customers planning to travel to France later this year.

O'Flaherty's bar on the ferry
O'Flaherty's bar on the ferry

“We are proud to bring our ‘sea travel differently’ customer-focused ethos to this popular and competitive route, and we know that our customers will relish travelling with us, and our own style of Irish-influenced hospitality.”

The Cafe LaFayette
The Cafe LaFayette

Facilities on the vessel include an upgrade club class lounge, O'Flaherty's bar, Boylan's Brasserie and Cafe Lafayette. There is also a duty-free store.

The Club Class lounge on the Isle of Inishmore ferry
The Club Class lounge on the Isle of Inishmore ferry

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