A photo of the ship Connemara sailing

About Connemara

(COVID-19) To ensure the safety of both our passengers and crew, life on board has changed - new procedures are in place and facilities may be limited.

Ship information and on board services

Connemara operates our simple but comfortable no-frills service from Portsmouth to Le HavreBilbao and Santander.  In Ireland, she also operates on our routes from Rosslare to Cherbourg as well as Rosslare to Bilbao.

  • No-frills, simple yet comfortable service

  • Self-service restaurant

  • Café/bar

  • Small shopping boutique

  • Public seating lounge

  • En-suite cabins

On board services and facilities are limited compared with our cruise ferries but the service is ideal for those who appreciate no-frills value when travelling to France or Spain. It is also possible to mix and match routes and sailings with our cruise ferry services to make the most of your time away.


Connemara is limited to having only one specially adapted cabin which can accommodate a wheelchair or a person with significantly reduced mobility. Please note there is an escalator from the vehicle deck but no lift.

Connemara - Brittany Ferries' cruise ferry

Connemara Capacity summary
Type Capacity
Passengers 500
Cars 195
Cabins 120
Reserved lounge seats 36


Connemara ship guide

Download our guide to Connemara's on board services including deck plans