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Portsmouth Santander Ferries

There are around 1 weekly ferry sailings from Portsmouth to Santander. The Portsmouth Santander ferry is operated by Brittany Ferries. Portsmouth Santander Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Portsmouth to Santander Ferry Times

Ferries from Portsmouth to Santander typically depart from Portsmouth at around 21:30. The average sailing time of a Santander Portsmouth ferry is approximately 33h 30m.

Portsmouth Santander Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Portsmouth Santander ferries typically range between €564* and €1500*. The average price is around €1030*. The cheapest ferry prices from Portsmouth to Santander start from €164*. The average price for a foot passenger is €800*. The average price for a car ferry is €1076*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Portsmouth and Santander?

The distance between Portsmouth to Santander is approximately 541.0 miles (870.7km), or 470.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Portsmouth Santander car ferry?

Yes, Brittany Ferries offer a car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Portsmouth and Santander.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Portsmouth Santander ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Portsmouth to Santander with Brittany Ferries.

Portsmouth Santander Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Brittany Ferries - 1 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Portsmouth - Santander Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 1
Operators Brittany Ferries
Average Price 1284 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 1
Average Sailing Duration 32h 58m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30h 30m
First Ferry 21:30
Last Ferry 23:30
Distance 470 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Portsmouth to Santander is 32h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander?

    Portsmouth to Santander is approximately 618 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Portsmouth to Santander?

    There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Portsmouth to Santander and this is
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Santander?

    Book Portsmouth to Santander tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Portsmouth to Santander with
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Portsmouth to Santander with the following operators
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portsmouth to Santander?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How far is Santander from Portsmouth?

    Portsmouth to Santander is approximately 470 nautical miles distance apart.

Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations across Europe with operators including Condor Ferries and Brittany Ferries. To the south of the naval base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal, while the Continental Ferry Terminal serves Le Havre in France and Bilbao in Spain. There are also daily crossings to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo in France, St Helier in Jersey and St Peter Port in Guernsey.

Located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire, Portsmouth is the UK's only island city, situated around 100 km to the south west of London and 30 km to the east of Southampton. The city's long history is inextricably linked to the sea, hosting to the oldest dry dock in the world still used today and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship; the Mary Rose, and HMS Warrior.


Santander Guide

The modern Spanish city of Santander is located net to the Bay of Biscay and the Cantabrian Sea, and is a popular destination with tourists who are mainly drawn to the city's lovely beaches and in particular those that are located around the resort of El Sardinero. The one stand out beach in this area is the Playa Primera de El Sardinero. Unsurprisingly the most popular time to visit the city tends to be during the warm summer months with many of the visitors making a direct beeline towards one of the many beaches. However, alternative ways of spending time in or around the city include taking a leisurely stroll along the Avenida de la Reina Victoria or along the promenade of Paseo Maritimo or by taking a cruise along the coastline. Santander's busy fishing district, known as Barrio Pesquero, is perhaps the best place to find a good seafood restaurant.

The Port of Santander is host to ferry services to Plymouth and Portsmouth in the United Kingdom. The crossing time for Portsmouth is around 24 hours and to Plymouth, 20 hours.


Portsmouth to Santander Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 19:00 07:00 36 hours Fri
Brittany Ferries 23:59 07:00 31 hours 1 minute Sat
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