Plymouth to Santander ferry crossings

Plymouth - Santander ferry options

There are departures every Sunday and Tuesday on Brittany Ferries' Plymouth-Santander route. Our luxury cruise ferry carries foot passengers and cars and offers a range of cabin options and exciting onboard facilities and entertainments to make the 22 hour and 30 minute crossing enjoyable, comfortable and relaxing.

Plymouth to Santander sailing times

  • Twice weekly departures (22 hrs and 30 mins)
  • Set sail at 16:30 on Sunday to arrive in Spain mid-afternoon on Monday
  • Set sail at 18:00 on Tuesday to arrive in Spain late afternoon on Wednesday

Santander to Plymouth sailing times

  • Twice weekly departures (22 hrs and 30 mins)
  • Depart at 18:00 on Monday and arrive in Plymouth mid-afternoon on Tuesday
  • Depart at 20:30 on Wednesday and arrive in Plymouth late afternoon on Thursday

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 16.30. 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 in the late afternoon.

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 Wednesday ferry departing at 20:30. Enjoy a luxury cruise for your return journey and arrive back in Plymouth at 17:00 on Thursday. It's a four-night break that includes two nights in beautiful Santander and two nights on board our luxury cruise ferry - two holidays in one!