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Rosslare / France

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Get your holiday off to the right start on our Rosslare/France route 

  • Convenient arrival times 
  • Family friendly sailings with lots to do onboard 
  • Free entertainment during the Summer months
  • Seasonal sailings to Roscoff get you to your holiday destination quicker
  • Comfortable cabins allow you arrive refreshed 

Book now for 2018 & get the best deal  

  • Secure your preferred dates 
  • Get the cabin you really want 
  • Just €100 will secure your trip

Ferries to Rosslare, Cherbourg & Roscoff 

Ferries between Ireland and France depart several times a week via a number of popular routes. Sail between three main ports; Rosslare, Cherbourg and Roscoff. Families, large groups, and adventurous road-trippers can enjoy ferry travel between Ireland and France.

Travel hassle-free and in comfort. Enjoy the freedom of bringing your car, having less luggage restrictions and more space for the whole family.

Come aboard and enjoy a selection of dining and entertainment options. There’s something for all the family.

Our Ferries on the France/Rosslare Route

Irish Ferries currently have one ferry on the Rosslare/France route

The Oscar Wilde travels from Rosslare the French ports of Cherbourg and Roscoff. Each
crossing is an overnight journey where you can stay comfortably in a luxurious cabin, complete with an en-suite bathroom.

Ships on this route

  • Oscar Wilde

Travel in luxury onboard Oscar Wilde 

For a luxurious trip between Rosslare and France, the “Oscar Wilde” is for you. With bright airy cabins, sleek lounges and a wider choice of entertainment and dining options than ever before, we’ll bring you to new levels of comfort on our overnight service. 

What's onboard

  • Choice of dining options 
  • Cabins from premium suite to 2*
  • Onboard Shop
  • Soft play area 
  • Cinema 
  • Choice of 3 lounges 
  • Hair & beauty salon 
  • Free seasonal entertainment 


Rosslare Ferry Port is situated in the south-eastern corner of Ireland and offers easy access to the midlands, south and south west of Ireland via the N25 and along the east coast to Dublin via the N11.

Rosslare Port Directions

The GPS co-ordinates for Rosslare are: 52.2720, -6.3892


Cherbourg is situated at the Northern tip of the Cherbourg Peninsula and provides an excellent gateway for travel by road to and from the North and East of France, Paris, and onwards to Holland, Belgium and Germany.

The city's railway station is at the end of the line from Paris and regular services operate to and from Paris-Saint-Lazare via Caen

Cherbourg Port Directions

The GPS co-ordinates for Cherbourg are: 49.6462, -1.6114 


The Port of Roscoff is situated on the North Brittany Coast 15 miles/24kms from Morlaix. It is the ideal port for travelling to and from Brittany, the West Coast and South Western France. There are train connections from Roscoff to Morlaix and from there you can take TGV's to and from the rest of France.

Roscoff Port Directions

The GPS co-ordinates for Roscoff are: 48.7262, -3.9853