Santander, northern Spain

Plymouth to Santander ferry crossings

Plymouth - Santander ferry options

There are departures every Sunday and Wednesday on Brittany Ferries' Plymouth-Santander route. Our cruise ferry carries foot passengers and cars and offers a range of cabin options and exciting onboard facilities and entertainments to make the 20 hours and 15 minute crossing enjoyable, comfortable and relaxing.

Plymouth to Santander sailing times

  • Twice weekly departures (shortest crossing time of 20 hrs and 15 mins)

  • Set sail at late afternoon to arrive in Santander around lunchtime

Santander to Plymouth sailing times

  • Twice weekly departures (shortest crossing time of 20 hrs)

  • Set sail in the  late afternoon to arrive into Plymouth late morning or lunchtime

View the full Plymouth to Santander ferry timetable.

Mini Cruises to Spain

Take a mini break in Spain with Brittany Ferries. Start your cruise from Plymouth to Santander departing on Sunday at 16:45. Take time to explore the ship before having dinner in one of the high quality onboard restaurants, there are choices to suit everyone from self service restaurants, to cafes and bars for light meals and 'Le Flora' our fine dining restaurant. Spend the evening enjoying live entertainment, live music in the piano bar or with a visit to the cinema or games room before retiring to your cabin for a restful night's sleep. Spend a leisurely Monday morning swimming, shopping and enjoying the views before arriving in Santander for lunch.

Enjoy two nights in a hotel in this historic city and enjoy all it has to offer - see the sights, shop, visit the beaches and dine on tapas at a traditional Spanish restaurant before returning on the Thursday ferry departing at 15:45. Enjoy a luxury cruise for your return journey and arrive back in Plymouth at 10:45 on Friday. It's a four-night break that includes two nights in beautiful Santander and two nights on board our cruise ferry - two holidays in one!