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Ferries to UK
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Ferries to UK

There are a large number of different shipping companies offering ferry connections to the UK from a wide variety of different locations. The most popular shipping companies being the Eurotunnel, P&O Ferries and Wightlink. There are many different ferry ticket options for you to choose from - prices tend to vary due to times of year, number of passengers, route, and if you are planning on bringing your car. We recommend using our price finder to discover the best times and prices to suit your journey.

How long are ferry sailing times to the UK?

Due to the number of destinations you can travel from to the UK, the sailing times are widely varied. One of the most popular connections, France to England, can take just 35 minutes on the Eurotunnel and around 1 hour 30 minutes if travelling from Dover to Calais. A typical ferry crossing from the Isle of Wight to the UK can take just 22 minutes if sailing the Ryde to Portsmouth route and travelling from Rotterdam to Hull can take around 11 hours.

Where do ferries go to in the UK?

There are many ports in the UK offering ferry routes to different locations in Europe. The most popular ports being Dover and Portsmouth in the south of England and Liverpool and Hull in the north of England.

UK reviews

  • "ferry"

    All is good on the Dunkerque Seaways and great price too.

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  • "Birkenhead to Belfast"

    Very pleasent trip.

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  • "Small waves make good crossings!"

    Very good crossing on this new ship!

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  • "A good experience all round"

    This operator offers excellent value for money. Facilities on-board were good, vehicle loading & unloading were quick and easy, and the crossing itself was smoother than I would have imagined given the sea state at the time.

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