One of Ireland’s leading ports, Rosslare ferry port was built to accommodate the steam ferry traffic travelling between Great Britain and Ireland. The port is ideally located for travel around the island of Ireland as it provides rail services in the Harbour’s railway station by Irish Rail to Wexford, Enniscorthy, Bray, Greystones, Arklow, Wicklow and Connolly in Dublin city centre. From Dublin, there are trains available to Sligo, Belfast, Drogheda, Dundalk, Newry, Lisburn and Portadown.
The port also has all the essential facilities, such as parking facilities, refreshments area, car rental, toilets, Wi-Fi, etc. Located in the little town of Rosslare; a supermarket, bank, pubs and restaurants can be found. Companies operating at the port are StenaLine, Irish Ferries and Neptune Lines with over 906,000 total passengers recorded in 2011. Each operating 14-17 sailings weekly. You can travel to Liverpool from the port for as little as €12.
Rosslare ferry port runs 363 days a year from 3am to 10pm to serve its customers. Sailings normally range from just over 3 hours to 17 hours, leading to Cherbourg in France. And if you’re lucky, you might spot the grey seals that are often seen in the harbour of Rosslare.