Ferries to England
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Ferries to England

One of the most historical and popular destinations on the planet, England is the perfect place to visit no matter what you are looking for, from beach destinations, to historical cities, to diverse food, to friendly locals. As an island country, many of the cities are located either on the coast, or near to a river mouth, so ferry services are a vital part of travel in England, especially on the English Channel crossings, which are some of the most popular crossings in Europe.

There are 17 ports in England. Dover port and Folkestone are located on the southeast coast of England, while Plymouth port is located on the southwest coast. Dover ferry port is the most popular in England, with up to 53 daily sailings and ferry connections from Calais and Dunkirk.

The ferry schedule for England has up to 1429 ferries running per week, across 30 different ferry routes, and provided by 9 different ferry operators, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. There are around 837 ferries per week running from France, 28 ferries running per week from Holland, 14 ferries running per week from Northern Ireland, 20 ferries running per week from Spain, 27 ferries running per week from the Isle of Man, 12 ferries running per week from Ireland, 448 ferries running per week from the Isle of Wight, 28 ferries running per week from the Channel Islands, 8 ferries running per week from the Isles of Scilly, and 7 ferries running per week from Belgium.

Ferry timetables can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, and so on, 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 from Ireland to England

  • Dublin to Liverpool

Ferry sail durations to England can vary between 22 minutes to 32 hours and 15 minutes, and this variation is caused for numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry routes, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry routes, different ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of departure.

Prices for the ferry to England might change depending on the season you want to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to view all the latest ferry discounts.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to England?

    Ferries to England:
    • Dublin
    • Calais
    • Dieppe
    • Bilbao
    • Caen
    • Cherbourg
    • Le Havre
    • Santander
    • Roscoff
    • St Malo
    • Douglas
    • Dunkirk
    • Rotterdam
    • East Cowes
    • Hook of Holland
    • Belfast
    • Amsterdam (Ijmuiden)
    • Fishbourne
    • Yarmouth
    • Ryde
    • Guernsey
    • Jersey (St Helier)
    • St Mary's
  • What is the fastest ferry to England?

    The fastest ferry crossing to England is via the Ryde to Southsea ferry, in approximately 10m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to England?

    The cheapest ferry to England is $82 on average via the Yarmouth to Lymington route. Ferry prices for England can vary depending on what season you decide to travel.
  • What are the ferry ports in England?

    England Ferry Ports:
    • Liverpool
    • Dover
    • Newhaven
    • Portsmouth
    • Poole
    • Plymouth
    • Heysham
    • Hull
    • Folkestone
    • Southampton
    • Harwich
    • Liverpool Birkenhead
    • Newcastle
    • Lymington
    • Portsmouth Harbour
    • Southsea
    • Penzance
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to England?

    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

Routes and Ports in England

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