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Ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare

The Cherbourg Rosslare ferry route connects France with Ireland and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Stena Line service runs up to 6 times per week with a sailing duration of around 16 hours 30 minutes while the Brittany Ferries service runs up to 1 times per week with a duration from 16 hours.

So that’s a combined 7 sailings on offer per week on the Cherbourg Rosslare route between France and Ireland. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Cherbourg - Rosslare Route summary
Departure Country France
Destination Country Ireland
No. of Operators 2
Operators Brittany Ferries & Stena Line
Average Price $695*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 17h 53m
Fastest Sailing Duration 15h 30m
First Ferry 13:00
Last Ferry 20:30
Distance 324 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Cherbourg to Rosslare is approximately 17h 37m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.
  • How much is the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    The average price of a ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare is approximately $316. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Cherbourg to Rosslare. The following operators that provide this service are
    • Stena Line
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    Ferries from Cherbourg to Rosslare are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Cherbourg to Rosslare with
    • Stena Line
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Cherbourg to Rosslare with the following operators
    • Stena Line
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Stena Line
  • How far is Rosslare from Cherbourg?

    Cherbourg to Rosslare is approximately 324 nautical miles distance apart.

Cherbourg Guide

The French city and port of Cherbourg is located on the Cotentin Peninsular in the north west of France. Invaded by the Vikings in the 9th century who were instrumental in developing Cherbourg into a port, the city has a long history. In Napoleonic times the harbour was fortified in order to prevent a British naval assault on it. Underwater obstructions were sunk at intervals across the harbour entrance which were eventually replaced with piles of masonry rubble. The works began in 1784 and were not concluded until 1850, long after Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.

There are many things to see and do in Cherbourg including the Cite de la Mer (the city of the sea) which is a museum dedicated to maritime history. The museum was opened in 2002 and is housed in the cruise terminal at Cherbourg port. Visitors to the city may also choose to take a leisurely stroll in the Jardin de la Roche Fauconniere which is a private botanical garden located in the Parc de la Fauconniere. Established in the 1870's the gardens contain roughly 3,400 specimens, many of which come from the Southern Hemisphere.

Rosslare Guide

The town of Rosslare is located in County Wexford in Ireland and for over one hundred years it has been a popular resort with tourists. Rosslare Strand, to give the town its full name and is used to separate it from nearby Rosslare Harbour, is proud to be able to boast that it is one of Ireland's sunniest locations with records that shows the town receives on average 300 hours more sunshine each year than the rest of Ireland. The town's long sandy stretch of beach has been awarded Blue Flag status and therefore is popular with swimmers and families. there are also some good golf courses close to the town.

Facilities at the town's port includes a restaurant, a waterfront bar, a waiting area, children's play area, shops, car hire, baby changing, bureau de change and a Department of Agriculture office. Ferry services from Rosslare depart to Pembroke (4 hours), Fishguard (3 hours and 30 minutes), and to Cherbourg and Roscoff in France.

Cherbourg to Rosslare Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/8/2024 and 4/14/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 12:30 07:00 18 hours 30 minutes Wed
Stena Line 18:00 14:00 20 hours Mon
Stena Line 19:00 13:00 18 hours Thu
Stena Line 19:00 14:00 19 hours Sat
Brittany Ferries 21:45 15:00 17 hours 15 minutes Sat
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