Ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare

 

Overview

Route: Ferry from Pembroke (West Wales) to Rosslare (Southeast Ireland)
Journey time: 4 hours
Journey highlights:

The easy crossing from Pembroke to Rosslare will speed you across the Irish Sea to the Emerald Isle's sunny south-east and its lovely beaches. En route there are all the usual amenities, such as good quality restaurants and bars, plus there's a chance you might spot whales and dolphins.

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: Depart from Pembroke at 1445 and you'll arrive in Rosslare at 1845.
Price: From £69 each way
 
Book a ferry ticket from Pembroke to Rosslare
 
How to travel to the port:

The easiest way for foot passengers to reach the port is to take the train to Pembroke Dock railway station and then walk a few minutes through the town to the port, or jump in a taxi (again just a few minutes journey). If you're walking, turn right out of the station down Apley Terrace and head straight along until you reach Commercial Row - turn left, and then take the right on Meyrick Owen Way, which leads to the ferry terminal.

Pembroke Dock station has regular services from Swansea, which can be reached by mainline services from across England and Wales. There is also a direct service from London every Saturday in the Summer.

Pembroke Dock ferry terminal facilities: Lounge, vending machines

Transfer time: Allow 30 minutes
 
 
 
 
The Ferry Crossing:

Pembroke to Rosslare

There are two crossings each day, usually at 02:45 (for the early birds) and at 14:45 (the more civilised crossing).

Frequency of service: 2 daily
Operator:

Irish Ferries

Journey time: 4 hours
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.