Santander to Portsmouth ferries

Sailings to the UK up to three times a week

Sail from Spain to England on Brittany Ferries' Santander to Portsmouth ferry route. There are sailings up to three times a week. Sailing durations are between 24 to 30 hours on a choice of luxury or cheap ferries to the UK.

There are up to three return crossings on this route each week. Enjoy a relaxing day and night onboard our luxury ferry, Cap Finistère, our flagship, Pont-Aven or our brand-new Galicia from March, and your journey really will feel like part of your holiday! We also have some sailings on our économie ferry, Connemara, in autumn 2020.

  • Up to three sailings a week with a choice of departure times available
  • Travel from Santander to Portsmouth in 24-30 hours
  • Sail on our brand-new ship, Galicia, from March
  • Your holiday starts on board with a relaxing, pleasant travel experience

There are excellent road links to both Santander and Portsmouth with easy access to the motorway for a convenient fast route to and from the ports. Portsmouth is an historic maritime city with lots of great restaurants, hotels and shopping and it is less than two hours’ drive to London.

Sailing times from Santander

There are at least three sailings from Santander to Portsmouth each week with a choice of afternoon afternoon and evening departures. Get into the holiday mood on our cruise ferries while you explore the stylish lounges and sundecks, have a delicious meal in one of our restaurants, visit the cinema or take a dip in the pool before retiring to relax in your comfortable, private cabin. Find out more about the onboard experience.

Santander to Portsmouth économie service

Our économie service from Santander to Portsmouth departs at 17:15 on Sunday. The service is ideal for those looking for a cheap ferry ticket to the UK without the cruise-style experience we provide on our cruise ferries. Find out more about Brittany Ferries économie service.

Fast access to London and the South East

When you holiday with Brittany Ferries you can sail closer to your destination with a range of routes available so you can choose the port that's best for you and reduce your driving time in Spain and in the UK. This mile-saving network means you'll be able to spend less on petrol, tolls and other travel expenses and you'll reach your destination faster.

Santander is ideally placed for fast access by road from Northern Spain or the South of France. Portsmouth has direct access to the UK’s motorway network with the M27. Head straight up the A3 to arrive in London in less than 2 hours.