New to ferry travel?
With Brittany Ferries getting there is all part of the fun. On board our cruise ferries you'll enjoy award-winning service and top-class facilities, not to mention French chefs and friendly bilingual staff, all combining to create a truly French experience from the moment you drive aboard.
Brittany Ferries offers the best choice of ferry routes to France and Spain, saving you miles of driving, fuel costs and tolls. And with our excellent facilities and award-winning on board service all included as standard, you really can sit back, relax, and enjoy great value for money.
If you've never travelled with a vehicle on a ferry or with Brittany Ferries before then you perhaps have lots of questions about the travel process so we've put together this useful guide telling you everything that happens.
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We take you closer to all the best holiday destinations in France and Spain, saving you miles of driving, fuel costs, tolls and overnight stops with the best choice of:
Benefits of travelling by ferry
- Freedom & flexibility - with your own car you can decide your own route and take as much as you like.
- Hassle-free - airport parking, long check-in queues. Who needs them?
- Cut out stress - sleep while cruising overnight and drive at your own pace.
- So much fun - restaurants, bars, cinemas, shops? Our ferries have them all.
- Top value - loading up with basics for a self-catering holiday reduces local shopping to the minimum.
- More choice - fancy a change - drive to a nearby attraction for the day.
Delicious French cuisine can be enjoyed on all of our cruise ships and our talented French chefs make food one of the highlights of every journey.
There are a number of options to keep you and your family entertained while on board, including resident music duos and cabaret singers, close-up magic and illusion sets, through to children's entertainers, cocktail pianists, tribute acts and DJ sets.
There's nothing better than arriving at your destination fully refreshed for the journey ahead. Whether you choose to sleep away the miles overnight, or enjoy comfort and privacy during a day crossing, our range of on board accommodation offers the perfect haven.
Our route network
Taking you closer to the best destinations in France and Spain.
- Portsmouth to Caen
- Portsmouth to St Malo
- Portsmouth to Cherbourg
- Portsmouth to Le Havre
- Poole to Cherbourg
- Plymouth to Roscoff
- Plymouth to St Malo
- Portsmouth to Bilbao
- Portsmouth to Santander
- Plymouth to Santander
Menus and wine lists
Take a look at our sample menus and wine lists.
Driving on the continent
Driving in France and Spain is generally very easy but you do need to be aware of certain travel requirements and basic information, particularly when driving.
Buying your Euros
Whilst planning your trip, you'll need to consider foreign currency and we have a range of convenient ways to arrange your spending money so why not avoid the hassle of the high street and buy your Euros from Brittany Ferries?