Ferries to Channel Islands
16 Ferry crossings from 11 Ports
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Channel Islands Ferry Schedule

Made up of 6 different islands, the Channel Islands encompasses several famous islands within the English Channel, and is an incredibly popular place to visit at all times of year, thanks to their mild climates. From the island of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands, and one of the deepest histories of all the islands, to the island of Guernsey, known for its incredible landscapes that have attracted visitors for hundreds of years, to the island of Alderney, famous for its railway that was built in the 19th Century and overlooks the coast, to the island of Sark, known as the car free island, and is home to many beautiful beaches and cliffs.

With up to 94 ferries running per week, provided by 2 ferry operators, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Channel Islands sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

The ferry schedule for ferries to the Channel Islands has up to 94 ferries running per week, across 14 different ferry routes, and provided by 2 different ferry operators, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

Ferry sail durations to the Channel Islands can greatly vary thanks to numerous reasons, such as different ferry routes, changes to the ferry routes, different ferry operators, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so there are many different sail durations here. For ferries to the Channel Islands, ferry sail times can take between 55 minutes, to 1 hour and 20 minutes, to 1 hour and 55 minutes, to 3 hours, to 4 hours and 40 minutes, to 8 hours and 5 minutes, to 10 hours and 20 minutes, to 12 hours and 55 minutes, so be sure to check before you book, what your estimated sail time will be.

How much the ferry to the Channel Islands will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

You can take your car with you on certain ferry routes to the Channel Islands, so check before you book whether or not you can take your car with you.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to Channel Islands?

    Ferries to Channel Islands:
    • Guernsey
    • Jersey (St Helier)
    • Poole
    • Portsmouth
    • St Malo
    • Cherbourg
    • Granville
    • Carteret
    • Dielette
    • Sark
  • What is the fastest ferry to Channel Islands?

    The fastest ferry crossing to Channel Islands is via the Dielette to Alderney ferry, in approximately 55m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to Channel Islands?

    The cheapest ferry to Channel Islands is $150 on average via the Jersey (St Helier) to Guernsey route. Ferry prices for Channel Islands can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • What are the ferry ports in Channel Islands?

    Channel Islands Ferry Ports:
    • Jersey (St Helier)
    • Guernsey
    • Sark
    • Alderney
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Channel Islands?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

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