Wexford Festival Opera 2023 @ The National Opera House, Wexford
24 Oct to 5th November, 2023
Women & War is the theme for Wexford Festival Opera 2023.
The festival includes a rich variety of performances and events.
From 24 Oct to 05 Nov, Wexford Town fills with opera and music. 70 events, 13 days in 1 Festival, beloved by audiences at home and abroad.
Getting There: Ireland’s International Wexford Festival Opera.
The National Opera House
Wexford, Y35 FEP3
10 minute walk from Bus and Train station
Bus services are provided by Bus Eireann offering a variety of arrival and departure times.
TFI Leap Card, offers 30% discounts and up to 50% discounts for Young Adult (19-23) and Student Leap Card holders.
The bus station is located at Redmond Square and is approximately a 10 minute walk to The National Opera House.
Bus services are also provided by private Commerical Bus Operator Wexford Bus offering a variety of arrival and departure times. Wexford Bus does accept TFI Leap Card, offering 30% discounts and up to 50% discounts for Young Adult (19-23) and Student Leap Card holders.
Wexford town is easily accessed from the N25 and the N11. Thanks to digital technology you can easily find the National Opera House by inputting our Eircode, Y35 FEP3.
From Dublin Airport
Wexford town is a two-hour drive from Dublin Airport. If you are travelling by car from Dublin, you can avoid Dublin city centre by two routes:
Continue on the M11 and at the Gorey bypass you can choose to stay on the M11 and travel through Oylegate to Wexford via Ferrycarrig Bridge or you can take Exit 23 to R741 and follow the signs for Ballycanew and this route will bring you into Wexford Town via Wexford Bridge.
From Rosslare Europort and Ferry Terminal
Wexford town is a fifteen-minute drive from the Rosslare Europort at Rosslare Harbour and is well signposted.
Please note: Many streets in Wexford town centre operate a one-way traffic-flow system.
Wexford Town Centre is small and can easily be walked from end to end in 15-20 min, offering a variety of parking options close to the National Opera House.
There is limited ‘Pay-and-Display’ parking in the adjacent High Street Car Park.
Other great options include the nearby Rowe Street Church Carpark (2 min walk), Stonebridge Carpark (5 min walk) or the underground Carpark in Clayton Whites Hotel (5 min walk). All these options allow you to pay upon exiting.
Wexford town also has plenty of on-street ‘Pay-and-Display’ parking. Check on-street signs in the area for specific parking terms and conditions.
Please note there is limited car access to High Street except for set down outside the National Opera House.