Santander port address
Terminal (foot passengers)
Tel: (+34) 942 360 611
GPS co-ordinates: 43.459107,-3.806398
Vehicle Passenger Check-in
Port of Santander Control Point
Calle Antonio López
GPS co-ordinates: 43.45303,-3.813778
By car/ motorcycle/ bicycle
Arriving from the motorways A-67 or S-10
Follow signs for "Santander" ignoring the yellow "Puerto" signs. On approaching the city and after passing the car dealerships, drive through a small tunnel. After 800m, bear right following the bright yellow sign for Ferry (it will have a car symbol) then continue until you reach a small roundabout. Take the third exit and go through the Port of Santander control point (also signed for "Ferry" in orange). The Brittany Ferries check-in area will be to the left as you enter the restricted area.
Arriving from Santander city centre
From the sea front at Pereda Gardens with the Brittany terminal on your left, follow the orange signs for "Ferry". You will be directed to bear right on "Avenida de Castilla". When you reach the end of the avenue, turn left following the signs for ferry. Continue 700m and bear right, then at the roundabout take the third exit and go through the Port of Santander Control Point (also signed for "Ferry" in orange). The Brittany Ferries check-in area will be to the left as you enter the restricted area.
The station is 5-10 minutes away from the terminal with services to Madrid, Bilbao, Alicante and Oviedo. RENFE is the national railway system and has links to almost every town in Spain.
RENFE offers a Spain Pass which is valid for one month's rail travel and gives access to the whole country. Customers can select between 4-12 train journeys within this one month period for a set price. For more information and to book please visit:
If you're travelling by coach, you'll need to check in as a foot passenger at the ferry terminal and the coach will board the ferry.
Foot passengers must check in at the ferry terminal.
Please allow the following check-in times. Your departure time will be printed on your e-ticket.
|Type of booking||Minimum check-in time|
|Standard ferry or holiday booking||45 minutes|
|For disabled passengers or passengers with reduced mobility||60 minutes|
|Travelling with pets||90 minutes|
|Group bookings (10+)||90 minutes|
|When carrying dangerous goods||60 minutes|