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Why sail with Brittany Ferries?

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.

Best choice of routes and departures to France

With the widest choice of routes, planning your next trip couldn't be easier. Sail by day, overnight or high-speed and you can even mix and match our services, and return via a different port.

Speed across to France from Portsmouth


From mid May until mid September, our high speed service from Portsmouth is perfect if you want to start your holiday sooner.

Arrive in as little as 180 minutes and enjoy easy access to a network of major roads for destinations in Normandy, Brittany, the Loire, and beyond.

Why drive through the night when you can sleep through it?


With a modern cruise-ferry fleet and hundreds of cabins and comfortable reclining seats, you can sleep away the miles while we take you closer to your holiday. You'll wake up in France or Spain refreshed, with the benefit a head start on fast roads heading south, east or west.

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Discover Spain, without the plane

If you like the idea of a holiday in Spain, but want to avoid the hassle of flying, or the long drive through France, we have the perfect solution.

With convenient departure times and a choice of up to 5 return sailings a week from Portsmouth and Plymouth getting to Spain with your car couldn't be easier, or more relaxing.

Most modern fleet

Brittany Ferries operates one of the most modern fleets on the Channel, with a total of 8 passenger ships. Find out more about our fleet and the onboard experience.

Ferry inclusive holidays

For over 30 years, Brittany Ferries Holidays have been providing an excellent range of hand-picked accommodation at superb prices.

Take your pick from hundreds of idyllic country cottages, gites and casas, chalet camping resorts, apartments and villas with pools, or hotels and high-class Paradores. And, the great thing is, all our holidays can be mixed and matched to create your perfect itinerary.

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Browse timetables for all of Brittany Ferries' crossings on all our routes from the UK to France and Spain.
Our ferries offer a choice of restaurants whether you're looking for fine French cuisine á la carte or a self-service restaurant with a variety of dishes.
Brittany Ferries' ships have great family entertainment onboard including play areas, arcades, live music, cinemas, sundecks, pools and kids' entertainment.
Take advantage of your time onboard and bag a bargain in our boutiques! Look out for the "Travel Retail Exclusive" label and treat yourself and others with a great choice of products only available in airports and aboard ferries
We have a great selection of accommodation onboard our ferries to France and Spain with a variety of comfortable cabins and reserved seating available.
Close to home, yet a world away, France offers a truly special holiday experience. With miles of beautifully uncrowded coast and countryside, heritage and attractions in abundance plus excellent food and wine.
A world away from the busy Costas northern Spain is a truly inspiring holiday destination. You'll find breathtaking mountain scenery, historic towns, beautiful beaches and lush green countryside.