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Plymouth to Santander

  • Weekly sailing
  • Cruise to Spain in just 20 hours
  • Sail on our flagship Pont-Aven
Sailing updates and travel information

Plymouth to Santander Car ferry

Cars and passengers taken on all sailings

Travel direct to Spain on our Plymouth to Santander route taking our flagship car ferry Pont Aven for a convenient 20 hour overnight sailing. There are departures every Sunday taking cars and foot passengers to the port of Santander which is ideally situated for a fast car journey to destinations throughout Spain and the South of France. Bring your own car and enjoy easy access to the Spanish motorway network. It's so convenient and your family can enjoy a stress free, familiar driving experience with the freedom to choose your route. Pack without fear of exceeding baggage allowances, simply fill your car with all your holiday essentials!

  • Outward sailings on Sunday afternoon
  • Return journeys boarding on Wednesday evening
  • Enjoy a luxury cruise experience with 20 hours on board
  • Pack your car with all your holiday luggage

Car ferry to Santander

When you take the car ferry to Santander you'll be sailing on our flagship luxury cruise ferry Pont-Aven. It offers an unrivalled onboard experience with leisure facilities including a swimming pool, cinemas and shops, a choice of restaurants, serving delicious food, and a range of two and four berth en-suite cabins.

Discover more about your onboard experience with Brittany Ferries from Plymouth to Santander.

Getting around Spain by car

Take your car for the most convenient holiday in Spain with the freedom to choose your route whether you prefer a scenic, rural road or a fast motorway. Plan a multi-centre holiday, make overnight stops on route or even change your plans at short notice to make the most of your trip while you and your family enjoy a relaxed, pleasant drive in the familiar comfort of your own car.

Driving distances from Santander

Distances to popular destinations
ToMiles (Km)
Alicante517 (832)
Barcelona443 (709)
Leon173 (279)
Madrid243 (399)
Salamanca226 (364)
Vigo314 (505)
Biarritz150 (246)

Spain driving information

To ensure you are fully prepared for driving in Spain, have a look at our helpful guides on what to expect and find out what you'll need to know in the unfortunate event of an accident or breakdown.