There are 3 ferry routes operating between England and Spain offering you combined total of 7 sailings per week. Brittany Ferries operates 3 routes, Plymouth to Santander runs 2 times per week, Portsmouth to Bilbao about 3 times weekly & Portsmouth to Santander 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 England to Spain to get the most up to date information.
England comprises the central and southern parts of Great Britain which lies in the North Atlantic, separate from continental Europe.
The country is the largest of the four so-called ‘home nations’ that make up the United Kingdom and also includes over 100 smaller islands including the Isle of Wight and the Isles of Scilly.
England’s capital city, London, is a vast and diverse metropolitan centre and a global capital of finance, culture and fashion.
Travel by ferry is popular and convenient mode of transport amongst the British public and as an island with a wealth of first class ferry ports, England is a great departure point by ferry for many destinations, both domestic and international. Many of the worlds’ leading ferry companies are household names and operate numerous crossings serving the population of Great Britain.
Spain is a beautiful and diverse country located in the south west of Europe. As a country well known for its beaches, the geographical and cultural diversity in Spain often comes across as a surprise to its visitors.
This exotic country really has it all, from lush meadows, green valleys and hills to snowy mountains and almost desert zones in the South. No wonder Spain ranks the third most visited European country.
In terms of getting to Spain by ferry, with the North, East and South sides of the country facing the Sea, there’s no shortage of options. From the UK, there are regular scheduled crossings available and though the crossings on offer are long, the ships are cruise like in standard which makes for an extremely pleasant trip. The same applies to the connection across the Mediterranean Sea from Italy.
From the North African coast, you can depart from Morocco, Melilla and Algeria. The services from Morocco in particular are very popular with many companies operating the connection across the strait of Gibraltar.
The Balearic and Canary Islands provide numerous connections to the mainland.