Porto Santo Line
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Porto Santo Line

Since the mid-nineties, Porto Santo Line has operated the popular crossing connecting the Portuguese islands of Madeira and Porto Santo in the North Atlantic Ocean.

The sixty kilometre journey between the islands takes around two and a half hours by ferry, with Porto Santo Line providing daily crossings with increased frequency during high season. The story began when the company won a public tender to establish a maritime link between the two islands in 1995, followed by the acquisition of a safe and comfortable ship named Lobo Marinho which was adapted to the Madeiran market, offering a luxurious interior with 1st class lounges. The ship was upgraded in 2003, offering even more comfortable surroundings and an unforgettable experience.

Lobo Marinho can carry up to a hundred and fifty vehicles and over a thousand passengers per crossing. On board you’ll find a first class lounge, several bars, restaurants, shops, a cinema, a games room, a dedicated play area for children and a sun deck ensuring you stay occupied and entertained during your time at sea.

Directferries.co.uk allows you to compare Porto Santo Line timetables and fares with all alternative ferry operators before deciding on the best option for your trip.

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Porto Santo Line Customer Reviews

  • "Great trip"

    Everything about our round trip on Porto Santo ferry was great! Clean ship outside and in. Friendly and helpful staff. On time and proficient. 

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  • "Very punctual Service "

    It was my first time visiting Madeira and Porto Santo. I really recommend taking the ferry ⛴️ it’s affordable, safe, clean and punctual. Thanks very much. 

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  • "Trip to Porto Santo"

    Very nice beaches. Very dry scenery ans very small island. You may visit the Centro of Porto Santo and do not need to go very far to get to the beach and the ship is very clean and you may enjoy the cinema . 

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  • "Good trip."

    It was a good experience. Felt safe ,had a great time.

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