Ferry to the 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.
What is the cheapest ferry to the UK?
The cheapest prices are typically during off peak times and low seasons. Ferry Compare prices with our deal finder to find the cheapest deals.
Which ferry companies go to the UK?
There are 5 popular ferry operators for the UK. These are P&O Ferries, Irish Ferries, Stena Line, Wightlink and DFDS.
What are the ferry ports in the UK?
The most popular ferry ports in the UK from our selected routes include Dover, Portsmouth, Liverpool, Belfast, Aberdeen, Fshbourne, Holyhead and Douglas.