Cross Channel ferries to Spain from the UK

Brittany Ferries operates the most direct cruise ferry services to Spain from England with a choice of ferry routes from the UK ports of Portsmouth and Plymouth to Santander and Bilbao in northern Spain.


The widest choice of ferry crossings to Spain


New ticket types let you choose the level of flexibility needed when planning future travel.

Portsmouth to Spain ferries

Our Portsmouth ferries to Spain carry cars and passengers to Santander and Bilbao with a choice of sailings each week and the ability to mix your ferry routes for the most convenient journey.

Plymouth to Spain ferries

Cruise to Spain in luxury on our flagship cruise ferry, Pont-Aven. Taking just 20 hours from Plymouth to Santander, this route is the fastest ferry service to Spain from the UK.

Hola Galicia

Our new ship Galicia offers sumptuous comfort and modern facilities but also remains true to our heritage and values.

Routes & Ports

Travel from England to Spain with a one or two night cruise on a luxury ferry crossing. Enjoy comfortable cabins and plenty of on board entertainment including cinemas, swimming pool and a choice of quality restaurants.

Choose the most convenient ferry to Spain with a range of departures and mix and match your routes for the crossing that best suits you.

England to Spain ferries

Sail direct to Spain with Brittany Ferries on a choice of routes and departures from the UK ports of Portsmouth and Plymouth.

Brittany Ferries sail 3 routes from the UK to Spain. Sailing from Portsmouth and Plymouth, there are up to 8 sailings a week between the UK and Spain. Sail to Northern Spain with sailings from Portsmouth to Bilbao, Portsmouth to Santander and Plymouth to Santander.

Sailings to Spain from the UK take between 18 and 37 hours depending on route and departure time. Sailings from Plymouth to Santander are the shortest crossings with one night on board. Sailings from Portsmouth are either one or two nights on board.

Yes, you can take your dog on the ferry to Spain when you travel with Brittany Ferries. Travel on any of our ships to Spain with your dog. Depending on ship, you can take your dog in a pet-friendly cabin or in a kennel.