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Press Release   •   May 23, 2017 16:19 BST

Leading ferry company launches new timetable on Rosslare – Fishguard route

The new timetable on Stena Line’s Rosslare – Fishguard route has set sail and now gives customers the chance to avail of three day sailings and one extended overnight crossing.

Having carried out extensive customer research and feedback, the leading ferry company reviewed the previous schedule and has introduced a more customer friendly timetable which now comprises of three x 3 hour 15 minutes daytime crossings making Stena Line’s Rosslare to Fishguard route the shortest and fastest crossing between Ireland and South Wales.

Ian Davies, Stena Line’s Trade Director, Irish Sea South commented: “We recently carried out a substantial investment in the Stena Europe vessel and to ensure we make the most of this service for our customers, we carried out extensive research with them to find out how we can provide an even more enjoyable travel experience.

“After analysing the results, we made the decision to amend the timetable on our Rosslare to Fishguard route and are now delighted to offer our customers three day sailings and an extended overnight crossing. This not only creates new opportunities which were not previously available on the market for our travel and freight customers, but also reduces the crossing times on some of our sailings by 15 minutes.”

Stena Line’s sailing schedule between Rosslare and Fishguard is now:

                  Departure  Arrival  Crossing Time

Rosslare    08:00           11:15    3hr15

Fishguard  13:10           16:25    3hr15

Rosslare    18:10           21:25    3hr15

Fishguard   23:45          04:00    4hr15*

Stena Line is the largest ferry operator on the Irish Sea, offering the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain including Rosslare to Fishguard, Dublin to Holyhead, Belfast to Liverpool, Heysham and Cairnryan with a total of 228 weekly sailing options. Stena Line also offers a direct service from Rosslare to Cherbourg with three return crossings a week.

*Overnight sailing time will increase by 15 minutes giving customers a little more time to rest particularly drivers before they disembark.

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NOTE TO EDITOR: For further information please contact Fiona Brown of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 048 9073 0880 / fiona@duffyrafferty.com

Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

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