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Travelling with us

Whether you're travelling with your family, on a motorcycle or bicycle, with your pet or as a disabled passenger travelling to France and Spain is easy with Brittany Ferries.

Travelling by car ferry for the first time?

Taking your car by ferry with Brittany Ferries couldn't be simpler. This video outlines what you need to do when you get to the port and check in, what happens once you drive on board and some of the great things you can enjoy aboard our ships before you disembark in France or Spain.

Find out more at New to ferry travel?

Travelling with young children

Taking the family to France or Spain with Brittany Ferries is so easy - and far less hassle than flying. Choose sailings to suit from our wide range of routes direct to Brittany, Normandy and northern Spain. You'll arrive far closer to your holiday, meaning less time at the wheel, and more time with the family. Simply pack your car with all you need, drive on board and let the fun begin!

What's it like for disabled travellers?

If you’re travelling to France or Spain and you or one of your party has a disability or impaired mobility, you may find the following film informative and reassuring. The film gives you an idea of what to expect, particularly if you or one of your party is using a wheelchair. It is important to note that the levels of assistance and facilities on each ship will vary but we would be happy to address your individual needs at the time of booking. Please contact us for detailed information or further support.

Boarding our ships

This short film gives an insight into the surprisingly complex process of loading our ships. We aim to make boarding and dis-embarking efficient and straightforward for customers, but we know waiting in the car lanes can be a bit frustrating - particularly if you have arrived early and then see cars that have arrived after you boarding first.

Travelling with your pet

Hate the thought of leaving your pet behind? Then why not take it with you with Brittany Ferries and the Pet Travel Scheme? On board, your pet will travel in the comfort and familiarity of your car, where you can visit them during the crossing. Some sailings even offer dedicated kennels and pet friendly cabins.

Travelling by motorcycle

France and Spain are ideal for motorbike touring with miles of good roads, fantastic scenery and plenty of comfortable places to stay. Your bike will be carefully secured on the car-deck for the duration of your sailing.

Travelling by bicycle

Taking your bike across the Channel is surprisingly easy and affordable. Simply walk it onto the car deck where it will be safely secured, then relax whilst enjoying your sailing. Unlike air travel, there is no need to dismantle the bike, or to wonder whether it will arrive from the luggage hold in one piece. You have a tandem? No problem. Tandems and bikes are all the same great low price.

Taking your caravan by ferry

Travelling by ferry with your caravan is incredibly simple. Drive on just like all the other cars and park up! You'll find our car decks have plenty of space. There are some wonderful camp-sites throughout both countries - and compared to busy British roads, driving in France and Spain is much more of a pleasure.