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Booking flow consists of 5 steps:

  • Route selection/li>
  • Goods type
  • Vehicle type
  • Passenger details
  • Confirmation & payment

Once you have paid for the booking you will receive a waybill number. Using your waybill number - you can go to the port anytime during the booking validity period - and check in.

Mon - Fri: 8.00am – 5.00pm UK time

Mon - Fri: 8.00am – 5.00pm UK time

+44 (0)1304 863875



Freight Charge:
The price for the freight vehicle.

Bunker Adjustment Fuel/Fuel surcharge. Reviewed every month against the cost of low sulphur fuel.

Additional Passengers:
For ancillary passenger charges for each route visit our Ancillary charges pages

Calais Dover Europoort Zeebrugge Hull Tilbury Teesport Larne Dublin Cairnryan Liverpool

RouteDublin - Liverpool

The P&O Freight Dublin to Liverpool route enables you to move goods between these two important cities in only 8 hours, with up to 8 daily departures.

Crossing Time
ROPAX:up to 8 Sailings/Day



Driver Accompanied Units Non-Dangerous Mon-Sun: 60 minutes before sailing

All Unaccompanied Units Mon-Sun: 90 minutes before sailing

All Dangerous* & Abnormal Units Mon-Sun: 120 minutes before sailing
(*advance notification required - 6 hours before departure)

Port Opening Hours: 24 hours

Lifting Facilities: No

Rail Connections: No

Departs Dublin

Monday - 15:00 (PT)
21:30 (NK)
Tuesday 09:00 (NY)
15:00 (PT)
21:30 (NK)
Wednesday 09:00 (NY)
15:00 (PT)
21:30 (NK)
Thursday 09:00 (NY)
15:00 (PT)
21:30 (NK)
Friday 09:00 (NY)
- 21:30 (NK)
Saturday 09:00 (NY)
- 21:30 (NK)
Sunday - -
21:30 (NY)

Ship Code

Ship Name

IMO Number

PT Pennant
NK Norbank
NY Norbay

Ancillary Services at Dublin Port


Storage facilties (on terminal / overflow land)

Cross Dock

Truck Wash (new service)

Restows of shifted loads on trailers

Unit Types

Unit types with a tick can travel on the Liverpool-Dublin route.
If you have or carry an abnormal load, dangerous goods, bloodstock, livestock or pets please contact us.

Vehicle Trailer
  • TRLTrailer
  • FLTFlat
Vehicle Truck
  • SDVDriver Accompanied Units
  • UNNSDVUnaccompanied SDV
Vehicle Van
  • SFVVan/Small Freight Vehicle
  • TRATractor Unit Only
Vehicle Swap Body
  • CNTContainer
  • S/BSwap Body
Vehicle Tanker
  • L/TLift Tank
Vehicle Others
  • EXUImport/Export Unit
  • EXMFarm Machinery
  • CVNCaravan
  • MISCMiscellaneous
We now have duty free in our World Duty Free stores on board which means you could be saving up to a massive 50% on a huge range of products from all your favourite brands.

And as a freight customer, you can also enjoy an additional discount on top of the Duty Free price!



Cross the sea in comfort with the help of our great onboard facilities, we have everything that drivers need to have a relaxing journey.

iconWiFi  Wi-Fi
in on-board Shops

Exchange Rate

As a driver, you can take advantage of special commercial rates at our foreign-exchange points. We offer some of the most competitive rates around.


Want to change more than £2,000?
We’ll need to know in advance – and we may be able to offer you even better rates.
Please call us on +44(0)1304 44 88 88.

These are our latest rates (last update: 15 March 2022, 10:00).

  We sell We buy
EUR  1.1486  1.3262
PLN  5.3534  6.3344
CZK  28.2202  33.2175
HUF  424.5696  499.7538
RON  5.6256  6.6218

Other currencies are available to exchange and buy just visit our bureau on board.


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P&O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Ltd
Terminal 3
North Quay Extension
Dublin 1
D01 V6W7

Telephone +353 (0) 1876 2300

Email freight.dublin@poferries.com


P&O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Ltd
Freight Terminal Liverpool
Gladstone Branch
Dock No 3
North Quay
L20 1BG

Telephone +44 (0) 845 832 22 22

Email freight.liverpool@poferries.com


Do you accept bookings for Trade Vehicles, Plant and Machinery?

Yes, bookings are welcome and vehicles are normally shipped at our discretion within 48 hours of check-in at port. Payment is required at the time of booking and shipping references are needed for check-in and release in the arrival port. Please call 0845 832 2222 or +353 1 8762300 to book.
Trade vehicles must be in good mechanical order, have sufficient fuel and be able to be driven on and off a ship.

For obvious reasons please do not display shipping references on vehicles for others to see. Do not send credit card details by email.
I do not have a ticket or account with you. Can I still ship?

Yes – whether you are a new customer, an infrequent customer, or just making a one-off shipment, we will happily get you there. Contact us or log on to pofreight.com to find out more about using our App or website for one-off bookings.

How do I open an account?

If you intend to ship more than 20 times a year, please email us at info.freightsales@poferries.com, or call us on +44 (0)1304 863875

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Our current surcharge per unit:

0 - 7 metres



>7 metres



See BAF Charges

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Our Fleet

Norbay is a ROPAX freight ship, built in 1994 to serve on the Hull - Europoort route, together with her sister, Norbank. In 2002, Norbay was moved to the Liverpool to Dublin freight route. Her capacity is 125 freight units with a headroom clearance of 4.65m

IMO Number - 9056595

Built in 1993, Norbank began her service on the Hull-Europoort route and in 2002 was transferred to the Liverpool to Dublin freight route. She has capacity to carry 125 freight units with a headroom clearance of 4.65m.

IMO Number - 9056583

The Pennant was built in 2009 as a RORO ship and carries 12 freight drivers. She was designed with clear open decks and a headroom clearance of 5.00m.

IMO Number - 9372688

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