There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between Spain and Ireland operated by 1 ferry company – Brittany Ferries. The Santander to Cork ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 25 hours 30 minutes.
Whilst we’ve taken great care to ensure the information on this page is correct, as the frequency and duration of crossings on all routes can vary from time to time we’d advise that you get a live quote for current availability on this Spain Ireland crossing between Santander and Cork.
Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula and bordered by Portugal to the west, France to the north-east and the Mediterranean Sea to the South and East.
The marvellous weather in Spain, its geographic location, beautiful coastlines and varied landscapes have made Spain one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.
Its capital city Madrid features winding streets all heading to gather in the centre of the city, Barcelona needs no introduction, the Basque country is to the North and then of course there’s the sunbathers mecca – the Costa del Sol.
As a country with thousands of miles of coast and numerous island groups such as the Canaries and Balearic's, travelling by ferry is deeply rooted into Spanish culture. Europe’s most modern ferries and well-known ferry companies are in operation providing services from Spain to the UK, Italy and North Africa as well as crossing from the mainland to the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and numerous inter island connections.
Ireland is an island in North-western Europe, politically divided into the Republic and Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom.
Its capital Dublin which was founded as a Viking settlement is now a hugely popular tourist destination with popular attractions such as the Guinness Storehouse. Other counties such as Kerry and Galway are also popular tourist spots.
Ireland is simple destination to get to by sea. Ferries connect England, Isle of Man and Wales to numerous Irish ferry ports with regular crossings operating all year with the most well-known ferry companies. Northern Ireland also features a wealth of ferry connections to the UK mainland so if you are travelling from Scotland to Ireland then you could choose to drive down from Belfast or Larne.
If you’re travelling from continental Europe then there’s a selection of crossings on a number of routes available from France too.