Passenger Ferries - Doyle Shipping Group

Passenger Ferries

We operate the Cross River Car Ferry service and Spike Island tours in Cobh.

We provide a ferry service to Spike Island which operates during the summer season. The ferry departs hourly from 11am – 3pm from Kennedy Pier, Cobh during the summer season.  For further information visit

Educational and private harbour tours are also arranged on request.

DSG operates a car ferry service from Glenbrook in Passage West to Cobh. For more visit

Cross River Ferry Sailing Schedule:

Weekdays: 6.30am to 21.30pm
Weekends & Holidays: 6.30am to 21.30pm

  • Average crossing time only 5 minutes
  • Daily sailings sundays & bank hol.’s
  • Commercial vehicles welcome
  • Capacity 28 cars
  • No reservations necessary
  • No advance purchase/bookings necessary
  • Commuter / weekly tickets available