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How to get from Cork to Roscoff by ferry ?

Looking for the perfect Cork to Roscoff ferry ticket? Look no further, you've come to the right place. Taking a ferry from Cork to Roscoff is a convenient and enjoyable way to travel.

We know that planning a ferry trip from Cork to Roscoff can be stressful, that's why we do our best to make your Cork to Roscoff ferry booking as quick and easy as possible.

With Vivanoda, our easy to use platform, you can compare prices, routes and services of different ferry companies like Brittany Ferries or Irish Ferries. This way you can find the best price for a Cork Roscoff ferry ticket according to your needs and budget, whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with your family.

Most Brittany Ferries ships offer onboard amenities such as cabins, restaurants, stores, Wi-Fi and more. Often, they also offer facilities for people with limited mobility.

To find the best deals on ferries from Cork to Roscoff simply enter your travel dates and start your search on Vivanoda.

Cork to Roscoff Ferry Information

Port of departure
Port of arrival
296 mi
Ferry Companies
Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries
Frequency of crossings
2 crossings a week
Minimum crossing time
14 hrs.
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Ferry Cork Roscoff: Price, Timetable and Duration

To travel by ferry from Cork to Roscoff, you'll find tickets ranging from $97 for one person if you're traveling without a car to $733 if you're traveling with your car. The average price we've seen on the Cork-Roscoff route is $312. The average ferry crossing time from Cork to Roscoff is 15 hrs. 24 min. The slowest ferries will take 16 hrs. to reach Roscoff, while the fastest boats will reach Roscoff in 14 hrs.. The first ferry leaves the port of Cork at 16:00.

Average price of a Cork Roscoff ferry crossing
Price range for Cork Roscoff ferries (Lowest price for 1 passenger and highest price for 1 passenger and a car)
$97 - $733
Average crossing time Cork Roscoff
15 hrs. 24 min
Departure time of first ferry to Roscoff
Arrival time first ferry to Roscoff
Arrival time of last ferry to Roscoff

Why take a ferry from Cork to Roscoff ?

Whether you're travelling solo, with a partner or with the family, a Cork to Roscoff ferry can be a convenient and enjoyable option for getting to Roscoff. Here are 3 reasons why we think Cork to Roscoff ferry is an ideal way to travel.

Enjoy the fresh sea air
The health benefits of sea air are numerous. During the Cork-Roscoff crossing, access the outside of the Brittany Ferries ship to take a breath of fresh air. The fresh sea air and the waves that rock the ferry will instantly soothe you. You'll arrive in Roscoff perfectly zen and full of energy.
It's much less boring than on a plane
As a general rule, a trip from Cork to Roscoff is much faster by plane. But you are stuck in your seat, tied down by your seatbelt and the opportunities to move around are almost nil. During the Cork Roscoff ferry trip with Brittany Ferries, there are countless opportunities for entertainment with restaurants and bars, or to stroll and sunbathe on a promenade deck... A totally different experience from a flight!
Because it's the ideal way to travel with your family!
Traveling by ferry is simply the ideal way to travel between Cork and Roscoff when you are with your family and especially with children. Everything is easier. As soon as you leave Cork, imagine your children discovering the ship, spending long moments playing in the areas reserved for the youngest or in the video games and arcades (for teenagers), watching the latest movies in the cinema, sharing a family meal in the restaurant, or marveling at a magic show or other countless activities. Your children will have long lasting memories of the ferry trip between Cork and Roscoff.

Which companies operate between Cork and Roscoff?

If you're looking to travel between Cork and Roscoff by ferry, there are several companies to choose from including Brittany Ferries who offer regular services between the two cities. You can find more information about the different ferry companies on this route and their departure times here.

Brittany Ferries Cork Roscoff
Brittany Ferries
Brittany Ferries is a Brittany-based shipping company operating ferry services to England, Ireland and Spain. On Vivanoda, you can compare Cork-Roscoff fares and book a Brittany Ferries ticket between Cork and Roscoff. Brittany Ferries operates 2 crossings a week to Roscoff from Cork and the journey time is 14 hrs.. More information about Brittany Ferries
14 hrs.
2 crossings a week

Where do the ferries leave from in Cork? Where do the boats arrive in Roscoff?

Port of departure in Cork

Brittany Ferries ferries depart for Roscoff from the following ports in Cork:

Ringaskiddy Terminal Ferries

Port of arrival in Roscoff

Brittany Ferries ships arrive in Roscoff from the following ports:

Bloscon Car Ferry
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If you take a ferry from Cork to Roscoff, it will take you at least 14 hrs. to cover the 296 mi between Cork and Roscoff.

This often depends on the season (there are fewer crossings between Cork and Roscoff in winter) and the ferry company (Brittany Ferries). There are currently 2 crossings a week between Cork and Roscoff.

There are 1 ferry companies operating between Cork and Roscoff: Brittany Ferries.

Yes, absolutely, direct crossings are offered by Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries.

Before booking, compare the prices of Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries on our website Vivanoda. Then book the crossing of your choice easily and safely on our partner's website.

If you want to change or cancel your Cork Roscoff ferry booking, you can do so easily by contacting our partner who manages your booking. Please note that, depending on the fare conditions, some tickets are not refundable or changeable. It is important to take this into account when booking your ticket.

During your crossing between Cork and Roscoff, you will travel 296 mi.

To go by boat from Cork to Roscoff, you can find prices ranging from $97 for the lowest, to $733 for the highest. The average price we've seen is $312.

The first ferry leaves Cork at 16:00 for Roscoff.

Experience a crossing between Cork and Roscoff

If this is your first time on a ferry, it is not easy to imagine what a Cork-Roscoff crossing is like. We will therefore describe this unique travel experience, from embarkation in Cork to disembarkation in Roscoff, in order to help you better project yourself into the maritime world of Brittany Ferries and Irish Ferries. You will also find practical information about Cork and Roscoff.

Ready for boarding in Cork

Before your Cork Roscoff ferry trip begins, here are the few steps to board:

  • Presentation time at the port of Cork / You must arrive at the port of Cork sufficiently in advance. Please check with your Brittany Ferries company. After this period, the company has the right to refuse you boarding.
  • Checking in for the Cork-Roscoff crossing / At the Cork ferry terminal, look for the Brittany Ferries counters and present your passport and your reservation number. By car, the process is the same but is done directly from the boarding lanes. You remain in your vehicle.
  • Boarding the ferry to Roscoff / Pay attention to the voice messages in the Cork ferry terminal inviting you to board. If you are traveling by car, Brittany Ferries staff will give you instructions to board and park your vehicle on the ship.

On board the ferry Cork Roscoff

On the Brittany Ferries ship, each one has its own philosophy of travel. Some will want to relax in one of the reclining lounges, others will want to make the most of all the services offered on board or simply enjoy the view of the sea from the ship's deck.

The arrival of the ferry in Roscoff

Here is some information for the disembarkation in Roscoff:

  • The port of Roscoff is in sight / You will be allowed to access the garage only when the boat is docked. There is no need to rush. In the meantime, we advise you to enjoy the arrival in Roscoff on the outside deck.
  • If you are in a cabin. / If you have traveled from Cork to Roscoff in the comfort of a cabin, you will have to vacate your cabin about half an hour before the arrival time in Roscoff.
  • Leaving the ship and discovering Roscoff / Driving out of the ship's garage is fairly quick. Pedestrian passengers get off the boat even faster. The customs staff at the port of Roscoff can give you a check. Finally, your vacation in Roscoff begins in earnest!


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