Ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Travel to the seaside village of Rosslare in Ireland by ferry! Discover the Cherbourg - Rosslare ferry route on Ferryhopper, compare fares and schedules, and plan your trip from France to Ireland online!

Ferry schedules from Cherbourg to Rosslare

Cherbourg Rosslare Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 15:00 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 16h 45m Price range: 70.00 € - 240.00 €
Rosslare Cherbourg Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 16:45 Last trip: 21:00 Average duration: 18h 30m Price range: 70.00 € - 355.00 €
Ferry companies STENA LINE

Is there a ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

Yes, there are frequent ferries from Cherbourg to Rosslare in Ireland throughout the year. All ferry connections are served by Stena Line.

As ferry schedules are subject to change, you can find real-time information about all available ferry routes on our search engine and book your ferry tickets hassle-free.

Am I allowed to travel from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

Yes, traveling from Cherbourg to Rosslare by ferry is possible. Before your trip, check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel between France and Ireland, including all necessary documents.

What’s the ferry schedule from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

Normally, there are around 3 weekly ferry departures from Cherbourg to Rosslare all year round. The earliest ferry departs at around 15:00 and arrives the following morning, at 09:00. The last departure is scheduled for 21:00, with the ferry arriving in Rosslare at 12:30 or 14:30, depending on the ferry schedule.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

The price of a standard ferry ticket for the Cherbourg - Rosslare ticket costs around €70 per passenger. The final cost may vary depending on the available offers and discounts, vehicle selection and seat/cabin type.


Discover the best available offers for your ferry trip to Ireland on Ferryhopper. Find real-time information about our available ferry routes, compare prices and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees!


Find the discount that suits you best on Ferryhopper and book your tickets to Rosslare from Cherbourg at the best price! Some indicative passenger categories that are entitled to discount tickets are:

  • Toddlers (0-3)
  • Children (4-15)

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

The ferries from the port of Cherbourg to Rosslare make the crossing in 15.5-18 hr, depending on the schedule you’ve chosen.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

The route is operated only by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry connection to Rosslare in Ireland lasts around 15.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Cherbourg and Rosslare?

The sailing distance between the port of Cherbourg in France and the port of Rosslare in Ireland is approximately 342 nautical miles (around 633 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Rosslare from Cherbourg

Here are our top travel tips for your trip to Rosslare by ferry:

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Cherbourg as early as possible, as it might get busy, especially during the high season and on weekends.
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry departure times from Cherbourg to Rosslare may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time and track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
  • Once you arrive in Rosslare, consider resuming your trip around Ireland and reach its capital, Dublin.

Where to take the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare

Ferries to Rosslare depart from the French port of Cherbourg, located in the commune of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. There is a terminal for ferries to Ireland, located close to the information office of Stena Line.

You can easily reach the port by car or on foot. There are also free shuttle services to the terminal, as well as train itineraries to the city center of Cherbourg, which is 5 minutes from the port.

Can I travel on the ferry from Cherbourg to Rosslare with a car?

Yes, ferries to Rosslare from Cherbourg allow the transport of motor vehicles.

Ferry luggage

You can carry as many luggage items as you want on the ferries of Stena Line, provided that you can bring them onboard on your own. For one-day trips, passengers are entitled to one piece of luggage. For any extra items, there might be an additional fee.


You can book a cabin on the ferry to Rosslare Harbor in Ireland for a more relaxing sea journey.

Pet travel

Traveling with your pet on the ferries of Stena Line! You can either book a pet kennel or keep them inside your vehicle. Guide and service dogs are allowed across all areas.

Make sure to bring along all the necessary pet documents, tickets and any supplies that you might need for your trip.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Cherbourg to Rosslare?

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets to Rosslare from Cherbourg step-by-step. Discover all ferry routes to Ireland on our interactive Map of ferries and plan your trip hassle-free!