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How to get from Fishguard to Rosslare by ferry ?

Looking for the perfect Fishguard to Rosslare ferry ticket? You've come to the right place. Taking a ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare is a convenient and enjoyable way to travel.

We know that planning a ferry trip from Fishguard to Rosslare can be stressful, so we do our best to make your Fishguard to Rosslare ferry booking as quick and easy as possible.

With Vivanoda, our easy to use platform, you can compare prices, routes and services of different ferry companies like Stena Line or Irish Ferries. This way you can find the best deal on a Fishguard Rosslare ferry ticket to suit your needs and budget, whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with your family.

Most Stena Line ships offer on-board facilities such as cabins, restaurants, shops, Wi-Fi and more. Often they also offer facilities for people with reduced mobility.

To find the best deals on ferries from Fishguard to Rosslare simply enter your travel dates and start your search on Vivanoda.

Fishguard to Rosslare Ferry Information

Port of departure
United Kingdom
Port of Arrival
63 mi
Ferry Companies
Stena Line, Irish Ferries
Frequency of crossings
14 crossings a week
Minimum crossing time
3 hours 20 min
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Ferry Fishguard Rosslare: Fares, Timetables and Duration

To travel by ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare, you'll find tickets range from £38 for one person if you're travelling without a car to £250 if you're travelling with your car. The average price we've seen on the Fishguard to Rosslare route is £128. The average ferry crossing time from Fishguard to Rosslare is 3 hours 42 min. The slowest ferries will take 4 hours to reach Rosslare, while the fastest boats will arrive in Rosslare in 3 hours. The first ferry leaves the port of Fishguard at 01:30. The last boat to Rosslare leaves the port of Fishguard at 23:45.

Average price of a Fishguard to Rosslare ferry crossing
Price range of ferries Fishguard Rosslare (Lowest price for 1 passenger and highest price for 1 passenger and a car)
£38 - £250
Average crossing time Fishguard Rosslare
3 hours 42 min
Departure time of first ferry to Rosslare
Time last ferry leaves for Rosslare
Arrival time of first ferry to Rosslare
Arrival time of last ferry to Rosslare

Why travel by ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare?

Whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with the family, a Fishguard to Rosslare ferry can be a convenient and enjoyable option for getting to Rosslare. Here are 3 reasons why we think a ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare is an ideal way to travel.

To not get tired, unlike in the car
Long car journeys are tiring and require constant vigilance when driving. Conversely, a Fishguard Rosslare boat trip is ultra relaxing. On board, depending on the Stena Line ship in service, everything is designed to give you time to relax in the calm of comfortable reclining lounges, to lounge on the outside decks, to entertain and to have fun. You're sure to start your holiday in Rosslare already rested.
Because it's the ideal way to travel with your family!
If you have children, there's no better way to travel from Fishguard to Rosslare as a family than by ferry. Everything is simpler. As soon as you leave Fishguard, imagine your children exploring the ship, spending long periods playing in the children's play areas or in the video games and arcades (for teenagers), watching the latest films in the cinema, sharing a family meal in the restaurant, or marvelling at a magic show or other countless activities. On board the ferry to Rosslare, time flies by faster than you think and this maritime experience between Fishguard and Rosslare will remain unforgettable for your children for a long time.
For a caring staff
Throughout the journey from Fishguard to Rosslare, a professional and helpful crew will be on hand to assist you. They will orient you in the ship, guide you to your cabin, serve you in the restaurant and answer any questions you may have. An information desk is almost always located on the main deck of the ship.

Which companies operate between Fishguard and Rosslare?

If you want to travel between Fishguard and Rosslare by ferry, there are a number of companies to choose from including Stena Line who run regular services between the two cities. You can find out more about the different shipping companies on this route and their departure times here.

Stena Line Fishguard Rosslare
Stena Line
Stena Line is a Swedish-based ferry company offering passenger and vehicle services between ports in Western Europe, including between the ports of Harwich in the UK and Hook of Holland in the Netherlands, between Hull and Rotterdam and between Liverpool and Belfast in Northern Ireland. On Vivanoda, you can compare Fishguard-Rosslare fares and book a Stena Line ticket between Fishguard and Rosslare. Stena Line operates 14 crossings a week to Rosslare from Fishguard and the journey time is 3 hours 20 min. More information about Stena Line
3 hours 20 min
14 crossings a week

Where do the ferries leave from in Fishguard? Where do the boats arrive in Rosslare?

Port of departure in Fishguard

Stena Line ferries depart for Rosslare from the following ports in Fishguard:

Fishguard Ferry Terminal

Port of arrival in Rosslare

Stena Line ships arrive in Rosslare from the following ports:

Rosslare Europort Ferries
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If you take a ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare, it will take you at least 3 hours 20 min to cover the 63 mi between Fishguard and Rosslare.

This often depends on the season (there are fewer crossings between Fishguard and Rosslare in winter) and the ferry company (Stena Line). There are currently 14 crossings a week between Fishguard and Rosslare.

There are 1 ferry companies operating between Fishguard and Rosslare: Stena Line.

Yes, absolutely, direct crossings are offered by Stena Line, Irish Ferries.

Before booking, compare the prices of Stena Line, Irish Ferries on our website Vivanoda. Then book the crossing of your choice easily and securely on our partner's website.

If you want to change or cancel your Fishguard Rosslare ferry booking, you can do so easily by contacting our partner who manages your booking. Please note that, depending on the fare conditions, some tickets are non-refundable or non-changeable. It is important to take this into account when booking your ticket.

During your crossing between Fishguard and Rosslare, you will travel 63 mi.

To go by boat from Fishguard to Rosslare, you can find prices ranging from £38 for the lowest, to £250 for the highest. The average price we observed was £128.

The first ferry leaves Fishguard at 01:30 for Rosslare.

The last ferry to Rosslare usually departs from Fishguard at 23:45.

Experience a Fishguard to Rosslare ferry crossing

If you have never been on a ferry before, it is difficult to imagine what a day at sea between Fishguard and Rosslare would be like. To help you immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a Stena Line or Irish Ferries ferry cruise, here we explain the different stages of the journey, from boarding the ship in Fishguard to disembarking in Rosslare. You can also find some tourist and practical information about Fishguard and Rosslare.

Departure from Fishguard by ferry

Before you set off on your Fishguard Rosslare ferry journey, here are some steps to take before boarding:

  • Presentation at the port of Fishguard / You should arrive at the Fishguard ferry terminal within the time limit set by Stena Line. After this period, the company is entitled to refuse you boarding.
  • Checking in for the Fishguard Rosslare crossing / Go to the Stena Line desk at Fishguard ferry terminal to check in with your passport or ID card and your booking number. If you are travelling by car, please stand in the reserved lanes. Check-in will take place directly from your vehicle.
  • Boarding the ferry to Rosslare / Watch out for voice messages in the Fishguard ferry terminal inviting you to board. In your vehicle, Stena Line staff will proceed with boarding line by line. Wait patiently for your turn.

Life on board the ferry between Fishguard and Rosslare

On board the Stena Line ship, you can choose your activities according to your preferences! While some people will be inclined to relax in a cosy lounge, others will be keen to shop in the boutiques or eat at the self-service restaurant.

Disembarking the ferry in Rosslare

Finally you will find some information for the arrival of the ferry in Rosslare:

  • Approaching Rosslare Harbour / You will be allowed to return to the ship's garage once the ferry has docked. There is no point in rushing. It is best to wait on the outside decks to watch the ferry manoeuvre into Rosslare Harbour.
  • Vacate your cabin. / You will need to vacate your cabin approximately half an hour before arrival in Rosslare Harbour.
  • Leave the ship and Rosslare is yours / You can get your car out of the ferry's huge garage relatively quickly, once the doors are open. Pedestrian passengers get off the boat even faster. The customs staff at Rosslare harbour can give you a check. Finally, your stay in Rosslare begins in earnest!


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