Stena Line Ferries - Rosslare Cherbourg ferry crossings
Rosslare Cherbourg ferries with Stena Line.
Stena Line's ferry the Stena Horizon operates the fastest
crossing on this route. They offer 3 ferry crossings weekly in each direction between
Rosslare and Cherbourg. This has to be the easiest way to get from Ireland to France
with a crossing time of just 17 hours.
Ships depart from Rosslare Saturday late afternoon and Tuesday and Thursday evenings,
arriving Cherbourg the following day. The return crossing from Cherbourg to Rosslare
departs Wednesday and Friday late evening and Sunday afternoon, again arriving Rosslare
the evening of the following day.
Timetable, availability and booking Rosslare Cherbourg.
The Stena Horizon has a wide selection of food available on board, from a delicious
restaurant meal to a snack, and a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks..
The ship has an on-board shop. In addition there's a cinema and free wifi internet
Cherbourg is situated at the top of the Carentan peninsula in North-west France
and is connected to the French autoroute network by the N13 dual carriageway to
Caen 120 km away, or about 1 and a half hour's drive. Cherbourg itself has an
attractive old quarter on the western side of town, with a good selection of hotels,
bars and restaurants. Cherbourg is ideally situated for exploring Normandy and Brittany
and as a starting point for accessing the rest of France. Paris is about three and
a half hours away, while it takes about 4 hours to reach Angers in the Loire or
Quiberon in Brittany.
Rosslare is conveniently situated in the South East of Ireland, about midway
between Dublin and Cork, easily accessible along the main coast road. Rosslare is
a pleasant port and seaside resort, and the surrounding County of Wexford has lovely
coastal and inland scenery, while Wexford itself is well worth a visit.