Ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare

 

Overview

Route: Ferry from Fishguard (West Wales) to Rosslare (Southeast Ireland)
Journey time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Journey highlights:

As you speed across the Irish Sea, you might be lucky enough to spot dolphins, and you'll definitely be able to enjoy comfort and relaxation in the lounge, a range of eating options, shopping and even children's entertainment.

Rosslare is the gateway to County Wexford, one of Ireland's least discovered and sunniest regions - find out what it has to offer on the official tourist site. The village of Rosslare Harbour, where ferries arrive, is a small yet bustling place, and Greenore Point to the south is one of the best places to spot grey seals in Ireland. Just a little further south of Rosslare are the unique and beautiful Saltee islands, famed for their birdlife: find out what they have to offer and how to visit them here. Adjacent Rosslare Strand is a friendly, low-key beach resort where people come to take advantage of the mild, sunny climate. A little further afield is the small city of Wexford, a historic place originally founded by the vikings, and the village of Kilmore Quay, famed as one of Ireland's top fishing ports: come to enjoy fine fish and seafood.

 

Itinerary

Sample itinerary: Take the 1430 ferry from Fishguard and be in Rosslare at 1800.
Price: From £25 each way
 
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How to travel to the port:

The easiest way for foot passengers to reach the port is to take the train to Fishguard Harbour station, which is immediately adjacent to the ferry terminal - so just a quick hop from the platform to check-in.

Fishguard Harbour station is served by trains from Cardiff Central, which are scheduled to connect with ferry services. Cardiff Central is a major railway hub, served by trains from across Wales, England and Scotland.

Fishguard Ferry Terminal facilities: Café, lounge, children's play area

Transfer time: Allow 20 minutes
 
 
 
 
The Ferry Crossing:

Fishguard to Rosslare

Ferries depart Fishguard at 0245 (arriving Rosslare at 0615) and 1430 (arriving Rosslare at 1800).

Frequency of service: 2 per day
Operator:

Stena Line

Journey time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Onward travel from the port:

Welcome to Rosslare

Rosslare Europort is adjacent to its dedicated train station which is well served by the national rail network, with regular services to Dublin and daily services to Limerick and Waterford for onward connections to the rest of the country.

 

 
 
 
 

Your route to Rosslare (Southeast Ireland)

The lines on the map are for illustrative purposes only - they don't show the exact route taken by the ferry.