Santander
Portsmouth
Ferries to England
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Santander - Portsmouth is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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Santander to Portsmouth Ferry

The Santander Portsmouth ferry route connects Spain with England. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Brittany Ferries. The crossing operates up to 2 times each week with sailing durations from around 26 hours 45 minutes.

Santander Portsmouth sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Most popular questions

  • The approximate duration for ferries from Santander to Portsmouth is 26h 45m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • Santander to Portsmouth is approximately 571 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Santander to Portsmouth and this is
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Book Santander to Portsmouth tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Santander to Portsmouth with
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Yes, you can travel with a car from Santander to Portsmouth with the following operators
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs 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 dogs on their ferries
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Santander to Portsmouth is approximately 470 nautical miles distance apart.

Santander Guide

The Spanish city and port of Santander is the capital of the autonomous community and historical region of Cantabria on the north coast of Spain and lies to the east of Gijon and to the west of Bilbao. Popular tourist attractions in the city include the Cathedral of Santander, the lower temple (the "cripta del Cristo") was built in the 12th century on earlier Roman buildings. Its architectural style is a transition from Romanesque to Gothic. The upper church was built between the 13th and 14 the centuries.

Santander's port transports around 150,000 passengers each year to the ports of Plymouth and Portsmouth in the United Kingdom. The crossing time to Portsmouth is around 24 hours and 20 hours to Plymouth. The port has excellent road and rail facilities that provide good links with Portugal, the Spanish Costa's and other parts of Spain. Passenger facilities in the port include banks, supermarkets, a restaurant, tourist information desk and a souvenir shop.


Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is an English city in the county of Hampshire, lying on the English Channel coast. Leading ferry operators including Condor Ferries, Wightlink and Brittany Ferries serve the city's port from British and international locations including Le Havre, Bilbao, Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, St Helier, St Peter Port and Ryde.

The city boasts a long, illustrious maritime history and has connections with the Royal Navy that go back centuries. It was also one of the world's greatest shipbuilding centres and constructed the first ever dry dock, in the 15th century, which is still in use today. Portsmouth is still an important base for the navy and is home to a number of historic ships including the crowning glory of Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory.

The nearby suburb of Southsea is a popular destination for families and has a lovely stretch of beach, two piers and a good selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and a theme park at Clarence Pier.


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