Ferries to UK
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Ferries to UK

P&O Irish Sea, Irish Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Steam Packet, DFDS Seaways, P&O Ferries, Red Funnel, Stena Line, Wightlink, Condor Ferries, Northlink Ferries, Manche Iles Express, Hovertravel, Caledonian MacBrayne & Pentland Ferries operate the ferries to UK.

UK Ferry Times

Ferries to UK sail approximately 412 times daily and up to 2847 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

UK Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 28 ports in UK. The most popular ferry port in UK is Dover ferry port with around 315 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Calais to Dover

The Calais Dover ferry sails 35 times a day and up to 245 times a week, with a crossing time of 1 hour 31 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Calais to Dover ferry is about € 202.85. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover

The ferry from Dunkirk to Dover sails 10 times a day and up to 70 times a week, with a duration of 2 hours . On average the Dunkirk Dover ferry costs about € 203.46. Exclusive of booking fees.

Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated May 01.

Is there a car ferry to UK?

Car ferries do sail to UK. P&O Irish Sea, Irish Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Steam Packet, DFDS Seaways, P&O Ferries, Red Funnel, Stena Line, Wightlink, Condor Ferries, Northlink Ferries, Caledonian MacBrayne & Pentland Ferries offer car ferries to UK. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

UK Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to UK can range by route, operator, vehicle type, number of passengers and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best price and availability.

How to book ferry tickets to UK

Booking ferries to UK is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to UK?

Ferries to UK:
  • Cairnryan
  • Larne
  • Dublin
  • Calais
  • Bilbao
  • Caen
  • Cherbourg
  • Le Havre
  • Santander
  • Roscoff
  • St Malo
  • Belfast
  • Douglas
  • Heysham
  • Liverpool
  • Dunkirk
  • Rotterdam
  • Southampton
  • Rosslare
  • Hook of Holland
  • Liverpool Birkenhead
  • Amsterdam (Ijmuiden)
  • Fishbourne
  • Portsmouth Harbour
  • Ryde
  • Guernsey
  • Jersey (St Helier)
  • Poole
  • Portsmouth
  • Lerwick
  • Kirkwall
  • Granville
  • Carteret
  • Dielette
  • Sark
  • Southsea
  • Ardrossan
  • Armadale
  • Brodick
  • Mallaig
  • Uig
  • Gills Bay
  • St Margaret's Hope

What is the fastest ferry to UK?

The Southsea to Ryde ferry is the fastest ferry to UK in approximately 10m.

What is the cheapest ferry to UK?

The cheapest ferry to UK is approximately 40 € on average via the Ryde to Portsmouth Harbour ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in UK?

UK Ferry Ports:
  • Larne
  • Cairnryan
  • Holyhead
  • Dover
  • Portsmouth
  • Poole
  • Plymouth
  • Douglas
  • Belfast
  • Hull
  • East Cowes
  • Fishguard
  • Harwich
  • Liverpool Birkenhead
  • Newcastle
  • Ryde
  • Portsmouth Harbour
  • Jersey (St Helier)
  • Guernsey
  • Aberdeen
  • Southsea
  • Brodick
  • Mallaig
  • Ardrossan
  • Armadale
  • Tarbert (Harris)
  • St Margaret's Hope
  • Gills Bay

Can you take pets on the ferry to UK?

Yes, you can bring pets onboard ferries. Please read the operators guidelines on pets that you are travelling with. You can bring pets on ferries with the following ferry companies
  • P&O Irish Sea
  • Irish Ferries
  • Brittany Ferries
  • DFDS Seaways
  • P&O Ferries
  • Stena Line
  • Wightlink
  • Condor Ferries
  • Pentland Ferries

UK reviews

  • "beautiful ride"

    Our ferry ride was a highlight of our trip. The ship is modern, large, and the staff are very friendly. This is a great way to cross the Irish Sea!

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  • "Excellent Trip"

    Wonderful experience, couldn't be faulted.

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  • "Great experience"

    My buddy and I travelled for the first time via ferry. Was fast, smooth, and easy to travel. I really appreciated the trip and the scenery was fantastic. I recommend this trip to anyone.

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  • "Re: Recent ferry crossing"

    Recently I traveled with my uncle on the ferry crossing between Ireland and Scotland. We enjoyed our sailing as all the staff were very pleasant and would recommend using direct ferries in the future to friends.

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