Passage East Ferry Company operate a continuous Car Ferry Service across the River Suir linking the villages of Ballyhack in County Wexford and Passage East in County Waterford.

Passage East Ferry service, provided for over 30 years, offers a shortcut to visitors touring the Southeast of Ireland where you can enjoy scenic views of the Suir Estuary.

The following list of attractions will help give you, the visitor, some idea of how much the Southeast has to offer. The Irish National Heritage Park, J. F. Kennedy Arboretum, the must see Hook Lighthouse, Tintern Abbey, Kilmore Quay a beautiful fishing village and lots more in County Wexford.

The House of Waterford Crystal, The Viking Triangle which incorporates three museums, Suir Valley Railway, Waterford Greenway, Seaside town of Tramore, and the scenic fishing villages of Dunmore East & Ardmore with its famous Round Tower are just some of the attractions in County Waterford.

A continuous ferry service is in place and tickets can be purchased directly on board or via the website. The average crossing time is 5 minutes. Motorhomes, Commercial vehicles up to 3 tons, Cars, Motorbikes, Bikes and Pedestrians are all welcome.

  • Offers a shortcut to visitors touring the Southeast of Ireland
  • Tickets can be purchased directly on board
  • The average crossing time is 5 minutes

Operates Daily Year Round

Sept 01 to May 31:
Monday to Saturday: 7:00-20:00h
Sundays & Public Holidays: 09:30-20:00h

Jun 01 to Aug 31:
Monday to Saturday: 7:00-21:00h
Sundays & Public Holidays: 09:30-21:00h

Closed Dec 25th & 26th


Rates Apply

Tickets can be purchased online at or on board the Ferry

Useful Information
  • The ferry caters for cars, vans, small minibuses, motorcycles, campervans, cyclists and pedestrians
  • Sailing from Passage East, Co. Waterford and Ballyhack, Co. Wexford
  • A continuous shuttle service roughly every 15 mins from each side, just show up whenever you need to cross
  • No need to prebook, tickets are available to purchase online or onboard with cash and card payments accepted
Getting There

38km from Wexford Town R733
13km from Waterford City R783

Map Location: 52.240297, -6.972853
Contact Passage East Ferry

Barrack Street, Passage East, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Eircode: X91 C52E
T: +353 (0)51 382 480
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