The Port of Rosslare, or Rosslare-Europort is the port in southern Ireland closest to the UK and European mainland. All the major roll-on roll-off passenger and freight services operate from Rosslare-Europort on the southern Irish Sea and Continental ferry routes.
Rosslare-Europort has four main berths to accommodate ferries. In 2001, it handled 1.25 million passengers, 320,000 passenger vehicles, 108,000 freight units and 57,000 trade cars, following major refurbishment works the previous year. A vehicle traffic system was developed, the passenger information system improved and storage areas for freight and trade vehicles expanded.
Rosslare-Europort provides, at the passenger terminal, a children’s play area, baby changing facilities, car rental, shops, bureau de change, a department of agriculture and immigration facilities. Bus Eireann coaches operates transfers around the road network of Ireland from Rosslare Harbour.
How to get to Rosslare Ferry Port
Rosslare Ferry port is situated at the South Eastern tip of Ireland. The Port is an excellent gateway to the East, South East, West, Southwest and Midlands via the N11/N25 road network.
Rosslare Ferry Port by Car
From Dublin, follow the N11 to the South through Donnybrook and Stillorgan. Please allow up to 3 hours journey time.
From Cork, follow the N8 until you get to the Dunkettle Interchange. Then follow the N25 and change on to the R740 to Rosslare. Please allow up to 3 hours journey time.
Rosslare Ferry Port by Rail
Rosslare Europort rail terminal next to the ferry port is linked directly to the main line stations with trains arriving from Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Limerick. For more information please contact Irish Rail on +353 5333114.
Rosslare Ferry Port by Coach/Bus
Bus Éireann offer coach services from Dublin, Wexford, Arklow and Wicklow and their Expressway service provides links from across the rest of Ireland. For more information please telephone +353 5322522
Rosslare Ferry Port Parking
There are short and long term parking facilities as well as conveniently located spaces for disabled drivers.
Rosslare Ferry Port Accommodation
We can also arrange hotels in Rosslare and many cities and destinations throughout Europe. For more information and booking please visit our Rosslare accommodation page.