Looking for a particular ferry operator? The directferries network contains the widest choice with around 163 on offer! Click on the ferry operator name below for more info including guides, timetables, prices, booking and other useful info.
P&O Ferries are one of the UK's largest ferry operators with a vast fleet of ships serving a network of ferries to France, Belgium, Holland, Ireland, England and Northern Ireland and in 2012 celebrated their 175th anniversary.
Brittany Ferries offer a wide selection of ferry routes to Western France and Northern Spain as well as a ferry service between France and Ireland.
Stena Line is one of the world's biggest ferry companies and offers you a range of frequent, fast and conventional ferry services around the UK, Ireland, Holland, France, Scandinavia and in the Baltic sea.
Condor Ferries offer fast and conventional ferry services connecting the channel islands of Jersey and Guernsey with England and France.
DFDS Seaways comprise a vast network of ferry routes with crossings to and from the UK, France, Holland, Denmark, Norway and services in the Baltic Sea.
Irish Ferries is Ireland's leading ferry company operating ferry services between Ireland, the UK and France and caters for passengers, vehicles and freight units.
Corsica Sardinia Ferries, known as just Corsica Ferries operate ferry crossings from France and Italy to Corsica, Sardinia and Elba as well as some inter island services.
Trasmediterranea is huge ferry operator operating a vast network of ferry routes linking the Spanish Peninsula with the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla as well as Morocco and Algeria in North Africa.
Balearia connect the Spanish mainland to the Balearic Islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera as well as providing island connecting crossings and operating services in the Strait of Gibraltar.
Moby Lines connect mainland Italy with the islands of Sardinia, Corsica and Elba with a fleet of colourful ships.
Scandlines operate 3 short distance, high frequency and large capacity ferry routes between Denmark, Germany and Sweden.
Tallink Silja connects you with the best destinations in the Baltic Sea including Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Sweden and the Aland Islands.
Viking Line provides year round daily crossings between Finland, the Aland Islands and Sweden as well as Finland and Estonia.
Anek Superfast is a joint venture between two of the Adriatic's best known ferry companies - Anek Lines and Superfast Ferries on their routes between Italy and Greece and from the Greek mainland to Crete.
Wightlink Ferries, with its predecessors, has been connecting the mainland with the Isle of Wight by ferry for over 160 years!
Jadrolinija offer ferry crossings from Italy to many ports in Croatia as well as numerous domestic Croatian services.
Minoan Lines are a leading Greek ferry company linking domestic and international ports in comfort and style.
Adria Ferries offers a fast ferry service between Italy and Albania.
Aegean Speed Lines offers ferry services between the port of Piraeus and the islands of Cyclades.
Agoudimos Lines are a traditional family run Greek ferry company with some thirty years of service behind them.
Akgünler Denizcilik operate ferry crossings connecting Turkey with Cyprus, Syria and Lebanon with a fleet of hydrofoils and conventional ships.
Algérie Ferries is an Algerian ferry company operating crossing in the Mediterranean Sea between mainland Europe and Algeria.
Alilauro is a long-standing Italian ferry company based in the Gulf of Napoli, offering routes between Naples, the Sorrento Peninsula, the Aeolian archipelago and the beautiful islands of Capri and Ischia in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
AlsFærgen operates daily ferries between the Danish islands of Fyn and Als.
Amakusa Takarajima Line operates ferry routes between the Kumamoto Prefecture mainland and Amakusa Islands in southern Japan, offering excursions to and from the ports of Misumi, Hondo and Matsushima.
America Cruise Ferries connect Dominican Republic with Puerto Rico sailing between the ports of Santo Domingo and San Juan.
Anek Lines operate a large number of ferry crossings sailing between Italy and Greece as well as amongst the numerous Greek Islands.
Aquabus operate a year round connection between the islands of Ibiza and Formentera. Founded in 1985, Aquabus provides a friendly service, with flexible schedules as well as some of the best fares to sail between the islands.
Aremiti operate the ferry link bridging the seventeen kilometre stretch between the French Polynesian Society Islands of Tahiti and Moorea in the South Pacific Ocean.
AT Ferries was the brand name of the Portsmouth Bilbao ferry service operated by Acciona Trasmediterranea that ceased some years ago.
Atlântico line provide ferry services for passengers and vehicles between the nine Azores islands in the North Atlantic.
Atlas Kompas provides high-speed routes between the romantic Italian city of Venice and the Croatian coastal towns of Umag, Poreč, Rovinj and Pula on Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea.
Awesome Adventures Fiji offer high speed ferry transfers between the main island on Fiji and Yasawa & Mamanuca Island resorts.
Babou One serves the French overseas territory of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, providing year-round sailings to the island of La Desirade and seasonal excursions to Marie-Galante and Les Saintes.
Bahamas Express provides a fast ferry service between mainland America and Grand Bahama Island.
Bahamas Ferries operate the inter-island ferry crossings in the Bahamas connecting the major Islands of Abaco, Andros, Eleuthera, Exuma, Long Island and Grand Bahama from their hub at Nassau, New Providence.
Baja Ferries run two ferry services connecting the southern part of the Baja California Peninsula with the rest of Mexico across the Gulf of California.
Batam Fast Ferry operate numerous routes connecting Singapore with Batam Island in Indonesia.
BC Ferries connect numerous ports and islands throughout coastal British Columbia in Canada with many routes on offer and frequent sailings every day, all year round.
Betico Links Noumea and the Loyalty Islands of the New Caledonia archipelago in the Southwest Pacific Ocean.
Bintan Resort Ferries operate the ferry connection between Tanah Merah in Singapore and Bintan Island in the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia.
Biosfera Express is a family-run ferry company based in La Graciosa in the Canary Islands off the west coast of Africa, providing frequent crossings to and from Orzola on the north coast of Lanzarote.
Blue Star Ferries operate a large number of ferry crossings connecting mainland Greece with its vast number of Islands as well as numerous inter-island connections.
Bluebridge is the brand name of a popular and modern passenger ferry service operated by Strait Shipping Ltd, connecting New Zealand’s capital city Wellington and Picton in the Marlborough region across Cook Strait.
Blueline operates ferry services transporting passengers and vehicles between Croatia and Italy.
Bluemar Ferries is the first company to offer connections between Spain’s second largest city, Barcelona and the vibrant coastal town of Sitges in Catalonia on the northeast coast.
Bluewater Express operates the popular high speed ferry transfers around the Indonesian paradise of Bali, Lomboku and the Gili Islands.
Boonsiri High Speed Ferries operate the high speed catamaran crossings between mainland Thailand and the tropical resort islands of Koh Mak and Koh Kood.
BornholmerFærgen is a Danish ferry company operating ferries between Germany, Denmark, Sweden and the island of Bornholm.
BUDO high speed passenger ferries connect the Turkish cities of Bursa and Istanbul across the Sea of Marmara.
Bundhaya Speed Boat is one of the latest operators in Thailand, starting in 2008, and offers high-speed transfers between the islands off the west coast, as well as the Langkawi archipelago in northwest Malaysia.
Buquebus connect Argentina with Uruguay sailing between the ports of Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento.
Caledonian MacBrayne or Cal Mac as they are better known operate ferry services to the Islands and Peninsulas on the West Coast of Scotland under public service contracts with the Scottish Government.
Camellia Line sail daily between the Japanese port of Hakata in Fukuoka and the South Korean port of Busan all year round.
Caronte & Tourist offer regular ferry crossings between the Italian mainland and Sicily, between the ports of Salerno and Messina.
Celtic Link Ferries provided ferry services from Rosslare to Cherbourg for tourist and freight vehicles until their acquisition by Stena Line in March 2014.
Clipper Vacations operate the Victoria Clipper ferry service that connects Seattle and Victoria with year round daily departures as well as operating seasonal crossings between Seattle and Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.
Colonia Express is a passenger ferry company offering sailings across the Rio de La Plata in South America, connecting the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires with the Uruguayan city of Colonia del Sacramento.
Color line is Norway’s largest and one of Europe's leading ferry companies and represents more than a hundred years of continuous traffic between Norway and Europe.
Conocemos Navegando operates crossings within the beautiful Colombian archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina off the east coast of Nicaragua, with day trips also provided to the islet of Cayo Bolivar.
Corsica Linea is the new brand name of Maritima Ferries, who acquired SNCM ships in 2016, and are focused on providing the best service to the French Mediterranean island of Corsica.
Cotai Water Jet offer a premium high-speed passenger ferry service connecting Hong Kong and Macao.
Cruise Whitsundays offer an extensive island resort connection service in the Whitsundays providing seamless transfers for those arriving and departing as well as award winning island cruises.
CTM Deher operate ferry crossings in the French Antilles connecting the Guadeloupe islands of Basse Terre and Terre-de-Haut in the southern Caribbean Sea.
CTN Ferries or Compagnie Tunisienne de Navigation has for more than 4 decades connected the main ports of Tunisia with ports in mainland Europe across the Mediterranean Sea.
Cyclades Fast Ferries operate daily crossings from Rafina in mainland Greece to the islands of Andros, Tinos and Mykonos.
DBS Cruise Ferry provides routes within the Sea of Japan, also known as the 'East Sea', between the cities of Vladivostok in Russia, Donghae in South Korea and Sakaiminato in Japan.
Destination Gotland operate the popular ferry crossing between the Swedish mainland and the island of Gotland on behalf of the Swedish government.
DFDS Lisco offer regular passenger and freight ferry services connecting Lithuania, Germany, Sweden, Latvia and Russia.
As their name suggests, Dodekanisos Seaways operate numerous ferry crossings around the Dodecanese islands in Greece.
Eckerö Line operates ferry crossings between Finland and Estonia on the popular Helsinki Tallinn route.
Eckerö Linjen operates ferries between Grisslehamn in Sweden and Eckerö on the Finnish island of Aland.
Elb-Link offers daily ferry routes across the Elb River between the towns of Cuxhaven and Brunsbuttel in northern Germany, situated at the western mouth of the Kiel Canal, the busiest artificial waterway in the world.
Ertürk Lines operate ferries between the Turkish port of Cesme and the Greek Island of Chios.
Euroferrys were a passenger ferry company connecting the Spanish mainland with Ceuta, Tangier and Nador until they were acquired by Trasmediterranea in 2008.
European Ferries operate crossings between Italy and Albania with their ferry the European Voyager.
European Seaways offer ferry crossings between ports in Italy and Albania.
Eurotunnel is the car train service running between Folkestone and Calais via the channel tunnel.
Explore Waiheke offer a reliable and modern passenger ferry service between Auckland and the island of Waiheke across the Hauraki Gulf.
Fantasea Cruising Magnetic operates fast and regular routes between Townsville in north-eastern Queensland, Australia and Nelly Bay on Magnetic Island, lying just eight kilometres from the coast.
Ferrimaroc operated a ferry service connecting Spain with the north eastern region of Morocco until 2010 when they were taken over by Trasmediterranea.
Ferry Las Perlas operate fast ferry crossings in the Gulf of Panama connecting Panama City to the archipelago of the Pearl Islands, in Central America.
Finnlines offer a large network of regular ferry connections in the Baltic see connecting Finland, Aland, Sweden, Germany and Russia.
Fjord Line is a Norwegian ferry company operating sailings between Western Norway and Denmark.
Fred Olsen Express are an inter island ferry company operating between the Canary Islands of Spain.
FreeBird Express, formally known as Pacha Express, is one of the newest high-speed ferry operators in Indonesia, offering routes between Amed in east Bali, the Gili Islands and Bangsal in northeast Lombok.
FRS provides fast ferry services in the Strait of Gibraltar between Spain and Morocco with their fleet of high speed ships.
Fullers are one of the leading ferry operators in Auckland and provide a range of ferry crossings, tours and charters around Auckland Harbour and the islands of Waiheke, Motutapu, Motuihe and Rangitoto.
GLD Atlantique was the brand name for the first Franco-Spanish 'motorway of the sea', linking the ports of St Nazaire (Nantes) and Gijón.
Golden Star Ferries operate seasonal ferry services connecting the Greek mainland port of Rafina with islands of the Cyclades.
Grandi Navi Veloci transports cars and passengers across the Mediterranean Sea between Italy, Spain, Tunisia, France, Morocco and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia.
Great Bay Express is one of the newest ferry operators to provide fast crossings between the islands of Saint Maarten and Saint Barthelemy in the Caribbean Lesser Antilles.
Grimaldi Lines operate numerous ferry services in the biggest ferry markets linking you with Spain, Tunisia, Morocco, Malta, Greece, Sardinia and Sicily.
Hanil Express connects Wando on the South Korean mainland with the islands of Jeju and Chuja.
Hellenic Seaways is Greek ferry company operating domestic ferry services to and from numerous ports in the Cyclades, Crete, the Saronikos and Sporades islands.
Horizon Fast Ferry connect Harbourfront Centre terminal in Singapore with the Harbour Bay ferry terminal on Batam Island, Indonesia.
Hovertravel provides the fastest Isle of Wight ferry service across the Solent and is the world's longest running and only commercial hovercraft operator.
Hy-Line Cruises is a family-run operator based in Massachusetts, USA, boasting the second largest ferry and cruise passenger service between Cape Cod and the nearby islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
Inter Shipping is a young Moroccan ferry company operating crossings in the strait of Gibraltar connecting Spain and Morocco.
The Interislander ferry service crosses New Zealand's Cook Strait between Wellington and Picton bridging the gap between the North and South Islands.
Ionian Group is one of the leading ferry operators based in the Ionian Islands region in western Greece, offering regular routes from Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Ithaca to Kyllini and Patra.
Iscomar operate in the Balearic Islands connecting Alcudia in Mallorca with Ciutadella in Menorca.
Isles of Scilly Travel operate a passenger ferry service from Penzance harbour in Cornwall on the south west of England to St Mary’s harbour on the west side St Mary’s island on the Isles of Scilly.
JR Kyushu Jet Ferry operates the popular and reliable high speed hydrofoil crossings between Fukuoka, Japan and Busan, South Korea.
Kefalonian Lines run ferry services to and from the Islands of Kefalonia and Zakynthos.
Kobee is a high speed hydrofoil ferry operated by the South Korean ferry company Miraejet and sails between Busan, South Korea and Fukuoka, Japan.
La Méridionale operate numerous weekly sailings between Sardinia, Corsica and France.
LangelandsFærgen is a Danish ferry company connecting the Danish islands of Langeland and Lolland.
LD Lines run ferry services connecting the UK with Spain and France with Spain and Ireland whilst their Portsmouth Le Havre and Newhaven Dieppe services are now operated by DFDS Seaways.
Limbongan Maju are the ferry company appointed by Johor Port Authority to run the short crossing between Changi in Singapore and Tanjung Belungkor in the south of Peninsula Malaysia.
Líneas Marítimas Romero transport passengers year round between the Canary Islands of Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and La Graciosa.
Majestic Fast Ferry sail across the busy Singapore strait between Singapore and Batam Island of Indonesia.
Manche Iles express operate ferry crossings between the Channel Islands and the Normandy region in France as well as inter island sailings.
Mar de Ons is the main ferry operator on the Galician coast in northwest Spain, offering frequent routes from the cities of Vigo, Cangas and Baiona to the islands of Ons, San Simon and the Cies archipelago.
Marina Srikandi offers high speed ferry transfers around the blissful holiday destinations - Bali, Lombok and Gili Islands in Indonesia. The company is known to be one of the region’s largest ferry operators and takes pride in professionalism with highly experienced captains and crew members.
Maritima Ferries acquired SNCM routes in January 2016 and now run under this new brand name. They are a major ferry operator connecting mainland France with Corsica, Algeria and Tunisia.
Marlin Lembongan Cruiser was established in 2012, providing daily, high-speed crossings between Sanur in southeast Bali and Nusa Lembongan, a small island just off the northwest coast of Nusa Penida, Indonesia.
Mediterranea Pitiusa operates a fast and reliable service between the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera.
Medmar operate numerous ferry crossings in the Gulf of Napoli connecting the islands of Ischia, Procida and Ponza with the mainland.
MOL Ferry offer a domestic ferry service in Japan linking the main island of Honshu to the northern island of Hokkaido connecting the ports of Tomakomai and Oarai up to twelve times weekly.
Montenegro Lines offer year round ferry crossings connecting Montenegro with Italy.
Mozaic Ferry Lines sail between Singapore and Bintan island, shuttling guests across the South China Sea directly to the exclusive Bintan Lagoon Resort ferry terminal.
Naviera Armas offer regular ferry services between Spain and Morocco, Spain and the Canary Islands and numerous inter island connections.
Naviera Nabia is a ferry company based in the Ria de Vigo inlet in northwest Spain, providing frequent crossings to the Cies and Ons Islands, famous for their unspoilt terrain and immaculate sandy beaches.
Naviera Nortour operate a small ferry service linking the small island of Lobos and Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands.
NLG or Navigazione Libera del Golfo have operated ferry crossings for more than 80 years and now have a route network that covers the islands in the Gulf of Napoli, Tremeti Islands, Pontine islands and the Amalfi coast.
Norfolkline were taken over by DFDS Seaways, one of the world’s largest ferry companies who now operate the popular Dover Dunkirk (Dunkerque) and Calais ferry crossings.
Norse Merchant Ferries Liverpool Belfast and Dublin ferry services were taken over by Norfolkline in 2005 and then run by DFDS Seaways before being purchased by Stena Line shortly after.
NorthLink Ferries connect Scotland with the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland.
With P&O Irish Sea Ferries you can sail between England and Ireland and Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The PanStar Cruise ferry service provides three ferry connections a week between Osaka, the commercial and cultural centre in Japan and Busan, the largest port in Korea.
Phi Phi Cruiser provides ferry connections between Thailand’s largest island, Phuket and the incredibly picturesque Phi Phi Islands in the Andaman Sea, found just off the southwest coast.
Phoenix Marine offer fast catamaran and ferry services between Bodrum and Kos.
Polferries, the Polish Baltic Shipping Company runs ferry routes between Poland and Scandinavia.
Since the mid-nineties, Porto Santo Line have operated the popular crossing connecting the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo.
Red Star Ferries operate ferries between Italy and Albania.
Rottnest Express is a ferry company running services that link Fremantle and Perth City with the popular holiday destination Rottnest Island in Western Australia.
Rottnest Fast Ferries operate the ferry transfer service to Rottnest Island from Hillarys Boat Harbour, in Perth, Western Australia.
The Safe Way Maritime operated Galaxy Wave ferry sails the forty mile crossing between the port city of La Ceiba on mainland Honduras and Roatan Island.
Sea Jets operate ferry crossings from Piraeus and Rafina to Crete and the Cyclades Islands.
Sealink Travel Group connect Australian icons and landscapes to the world with their Kangaroo Island, Queensland and Northern Territory ferry services.
Sealink connects Southern Australia and Kangaroo Island with their vehicle and passenger ferry service operating daily (apart from Christmas Day) between Cape Jervis, south of Adelaide and Penneshaw on the east side of Kangaroo Island.
SeaLink Northern Territory provide passengers with the quickest method of travelling between Darwin, Mandorah and the Tiwi Islands.
Australian owned and operated SeaLink Queensland provide a high speed link between Townsville and the Magnetic Island port of Nelly Bay.
Searoad Ferries link Melbourne’s most magnificent coastal regions - the Bellarine Peninsula and Mornington Peninsula with their Queenscliff Sorrento ferry service.
Shanghai Ferry offer an international ferry service connecting two of East Asia’s commercial and cultural centres – Osaka in Japan and Shanghai in China, all year round.
Sindo Ferry connect Singapore with numerous islands in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia.
Siremar has been operating passenger ferry services between Sicily in southern Italy and the surrounding islands of Ustica and Pantelleria as well as the Aeolian, Aegadian and Pelagie island groups since 1976.
Smyril Line is a Faroese ferry company running services that link the Faroe Islands with neighbouring countries.
SNAV are one of the largest ferry companies operating in Southern Europe with services crossing the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Sea.
In January 2016, SNCM were renamed and are now known as Maritima Ferries.
South Sea Cruises provide fast island transfers between the main island on Fiji (Viti Levu) and the Mamanuca Island resorts for those staying in the islands.
Run by TT-Line Company Pty Ltd, the Spirit of Tasmania service connects the Australian mainland with the island of Tasmania across the Bass Strait, travelling between ports in Melbourne and Devonport.
St Peter Line is a St Petersburg based ferry operator operating first-class ships - Princess Maria and Princess Anastasia.
Isle of Man Steam Packet Ferries provide freight, passenger and vehicle services between the port of Douglas and four ports in England, Northern and Southern Ireland.
Stewart Island Experience operate the daily ferry departures between Bluff on New Zealand’s South Island and Oban on Stewart Island with their express catamarans.
Superfast Ferries is a Greek ferry company offering daily ferry connections between Italy and Greece in the Adriatic Sea since the nineties.
Tane Yaku Jetfoil is the name of the company running the high speed Rocket and Toppy hydrofoil crossings between Kagoshima and the islands of Tanegashima and Yakushima in Japan.
Tirrenia connects the Italian mainland to Sardinia, Sicily and the Tremiti islands and is currently one of the largest ferry operators in Europe.
Tokai Kisen is a leading ferry operator that connects a variety of ports spread across Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba and Shizuoka Prefecture with Izu Islands providing a number of crossings all year round.
Toremar connect the Italian mainland with islands of the Tuscan Archipelago including Elba, Giglio, Capraia and Pianosa.
Trans Russia Express is primarily a freight service connecting Russia with Germany.
The Transmanche Ferries Newhaven Dieppe ferry service is now operated by DFDS Seaways.
With more ships, more crossings and of course more customers, Trasmapi are the leading company in passenger transportation between the Balearic Islands of Ibiza and Formentera.
Trieste Lines was founded in 2001 and has continued to provide high-speed connections between Trieste in northeast Italy and a number of locations along the Istrian coast, a peninsula in northern Croatia.
TT Line connects Germany and Poland with Sweden utilising a modern, reliable, high-quality and environmentally friendly fleet of ferries.
TTT Lines offer a year round ferry service for vehicles and passengers between Napoli and Catania.
Tuana Maritime operate the popular crossing between the Turkish port of Fethiye and the Greek island of Rhodes.
With over fifty years’ experience in shipping, TurboJET is the market leader in high-speed passenger transportation in Hong Kong and Macau providing a round the clock service to millions of passengers each year.
Unity Line operates year round ferry crossings between the Polish port of Swinoujscie and the Swedish port of Ystad.
Ustica Lines operate a large number of ferry routes connecting mainland Italy with the Aeolian Islands, Pelagie Islands, Aegadian Islands, Sicily, Ustica and Pantelleria as well as connecting some of the islands to each other.
Uwajima-Unyu Ferries connect Shikoku with Kyushu in the south of Japan sailing between the ports of Yawatahama, Beppu and Usuki.
Vaasanlaivat operate the popular crossing between western Finland and north eastern Sweden on the route Vaasa – Umea.
Venezia Lines is a high speed passenger ferry operator linking the North Adriatic coast of Italy with Croatia.
Ventouris Ferries offer regular crossings on the popular Bari Durres ferry route connecting Italy with Albania.
Virtu Ferries is the premier Maltese shipping company and connects Malta with Sicily.
Wasaline operate the popular crossing between north eastern Sweden and western Finland.
Yaeyama Kanko Ferry serves the popular Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and are based on the island of Ishigaki, offering excursions within the archipelago famed for its gorgeous bays and white-sand shores.
Zante Ferries, formerly known as Cyclades Ferries, operates frequent crossings from the Greek cities of Killini and Piraeus to the Cyclades and Ionian Islands, the most popular archipelagos in Greece.