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Fastnet Line Ferry Crossings between Swansea & Cork

Fastnet Line are a new ferry company who have reopened the Swansea Cork Ferry route. Fastnet Line were set up in 2009 following a huge public campaign to reintroduce the popular car ferry service previously operated by Swansea Cork Ferries which ended in 2006.

Fastnet Line offer their services onboard the MV Julia tradional cruise ferry. This large vessel has capacity of over 1,800 passengers and can hold over 400 cars and nearly 40 freight vehicles. The vessel also boasts over 300 cabins of various types. MV Julia boasts superb facilities including a selection of restaurants, bars, shops, a cinema, childrens area and even kennel facilities available for your pets. Sailings operate overnight from Swansea on each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from Cork each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Fastnet Line opened their route with their inaugural sailing from Cork on Monday March 1st 2010. One of the main benefits of the route and an important factor in its reopening is that the route can save drivers upto 375 miles driving on a round trip. The route connects the M4 Motorway in Wales directly to Cork on ireland's South coast.

Fastnet Line Company Information

When opening the route Fastnet line stated in their mission statment how they will run a successful ferry service where the previous operator failed.

"Our core objective in Fastnet is to operate a profitable ferry service. We have a clear set of goals over the next 2 years that we will deliver on. We want to build a top class team who will make the Cork Swansea ferry service a reality. We aim to create a flagship service that will showcase what’s best about the South West of Ireland, we will market the service and grow tourism and employment. We aim to facilitate trade between the southwest of Ireland and Wales UK and we will ensure the long term viability of the business.”

Tom Barrett, CEO of Fastnet Line

Fastnet Line's Vessel - MV Julia