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This ferry is operated by Irish Ferries. Always check the prices before booking and the latest travel information before departure.

Destination(s) 🇮🇪 Ireland, 🇬🇧 United Kingdom, 🇬🇧 Wales
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
Duration 4 Hours
Distance 140 km, 87 miles
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 195
Operated by Irish Ferries
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The Pembroke-Rosslare ferry takes you from Wales to Ireland in about 4 hours. This crossing is operated by Irish Ferries and usually has two departures per day.

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Ferry Pembroke-Rosslare

Ferry to Pembroke-Rosslare

Irish Ferries' Blue Star 1 operates between Rosslare and Pembroke. On board is a place for 1,500 passengers, 700 cars and 100 trucks. You will find various options for eating and drinking and a play area for the children. It is also possible to book a cabin, but with the Pembroke-Rosslare ferry that sails during the day, this is unnecessary.

On this page you will find information and tips about this ferry service to Ireland (Rosslare) & Wales (Pembroke)operated by Irish Ferries

Ferry Pembroke-Rosslare costs

If you want to travel by ferry to Pembroke or Rosslare, you can expect the following prices:

  • Tickets are available from Irish from €43,50. That is for 1 person without a car and a single journey.
  • A crossing with a car and 2 people in peak season quickly costs somewhere around €225,-

If you travel without a car you can get to the other side of the Irish Sea for just over €43,50. Are you travelling by car? Then tickets are available from about €205; in reality, you mostly pay a bit more than that though

This is a popular crossing with limited availability, so book early to get the most choice. Since the prices of the boat tickets depend very much on the season and the crowds, you usually also get an extra advantage if you book in time.

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Availability and prices

Ferry prices depend on the season and crowds. View the current prices in the booking engine

Schedule ferry Pembroke Rosslare

On this ferry route from the UK (Wales) to Ireland, there are 2 daily crossings in both directions. A day and a night crossing belong to the possibilities. The crossing brings you in 4 hours to either the UK or Ireland. The distance between both ports is 114 km. Make sure to book in advance as the car decks are often sold out. Check the exact departure times in both directions in the booking module.

Timetable for the ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare

Ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare

This ferry from Wales to Ireland sails 2 times per day back and forth
DepartureArrivalFerry & sail time
02:4506:46Bluestar One - 4 hours
14:4518:46Bluestar One - 4 hours

The crossing from Pembroke to Rosslare takes 4 hours

From Rosslare to Pembroke

Ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke

This ferry from Ireland to Wales sails 2 times per day back and forth
DepartureArrivalFerry & sail time
08:4512:46Bluestar One - 4 hours
20:4500:46Bluestar One - 4 hours

Sail time Pembroke-Rosslare

This ferry is a 4-hour crossing over the Irish Sea – optionally with a cabin

Sail & Rail

Irish Ferries also sell very cheap Sail & Rail tickets. This allows you to travel very cheaply from both countries by ferry and train with a combination ticket.

On board the ferry to Pembroke-Rosslare

This (and more) can be expected on the Irish Ferries ship.

Irish Ferries sails with the Blue Star one on this particular crossing. This ferry takes you in 4 hours across the Irish sea. Onboard there is plenty to do.

  • Self-service restaurant
  • Reception
  • Club Class
  • Café/bar
  • Spacious outdoor decks
  • Choice of cabins
  • Kids Play Area

Port information

To get to the departure port, use the address and follow the signs to the terminal when arrived.


Pembroke terminal address:

Pembroke Dock SA72 6TD, UK


Rosslare terminal address:

Rosslare Europort, Ballygillane Big, Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Alternatives to Pembroke – Rosslare ferry

Travelling to Ireland? Depending on where you live, you can also think of the other ferries from the UK to Ireland like: Fishguard to Rosslare, Holyhead to Dublin or Liverpool to Dublin.

Frequently Asked Questions, Pembroke-Rosslare Ferry

Which ferry companies sail on the Pembroke-Rosslare crossing?

The ferries between Pembroke and Rosslare are operated by Irish Ferries.

How long does it take from Pembroke to Rosslare?

The distance covered by the ferry between Pembroke and Rosslare is approximately 140 km (as the crow flies). The travel time of the ferry is 4 hours.

How often does the ferry go?

Irish Ferries sails twice a day back and forth on this route .

Can I bring my pet on board?

Yes, almost on all ferry routes you can bring your pet (dogs, cats and ferrets). On short crossings they stay in the vehicle and on longer crossings are often kennels available or special cabins where you can bring your pet. Keep in mind that countries often have special rules for pets that are taken across borders, more about pets on this crossing.