There are 3 ferry routes operating between Spain and England offering you combined total of 5 sailings per week. Brittany Ferries operates 3 routes, Bilbao to Portsmouth runs 2 times per week, Santander to Plymouth about 1 time weekly & Santander to Portsmouth about 2 times weekly.
As the frequency and duration of crossings on some routes varies we would advise that you do a live search for crossings from Spain to England to get the most up to date information.
Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula and bordered by Portugal to the west, France to the north-east and the Mediterranean Sea to the South and East.
The marvellous weather in Spain, its geographic location, beautiful coastlines and varied landscapes have made Spain one of the most popular destinations in the world.
Its capital city Madrid features winding streets all heading to gather in the center of the city, Barcelona needs no introduction, the Basque country is to the North and then of course there’s the sunbathers mecca – the Costa del Sol.
As a country with thousands of miles of coast and numerous island groups such as the Canaries and Balearic's, travelling by ferry is deeply rooted into Spanish culture. Europe’s most modern ferries and well-known ferry companies are in operation providing services from Spain to the UK, Italy and North Africa as well as crossing from the mainland to the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and numerous inter island connections.
England is the largest and most populous of the four 'home nations' that make up the United Kingdom.
Geographically England is defined as the region in the central and southern parts of the United Kingdom with Scotland to the North, Wales to the West and North Ireland to the West across the Irish Sea.
England can be divided into Northern England, the Midlands and Southern England with London in the South as the capital and center of finance and culture.
Ferry travel is a very popular and well developed mode of reaching England, especially with visitors from Ireland and Northern Europe. It is an island after all.
With a choice of numerous ferry ports on offer connecting the likes of Ireland across the Irish Sea, France across the channel and Holland across the North Sea, it is no surprise that crossings to England and its numerous world class ports are managed by some of the largest, luxurious and most well-known ferry companies in operation.