Portsmouth to Santander ferry

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Portsmouth to Santander. Traveling by ferry from Portsmouth to Santander usually takes around 31 hours and 1 minute, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance524 mi (843 km)
Shortest duration31h 1m
Cheapest price£159.60
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBrittany Ferries
Ferry lines1

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What ferry companies travel from Portsmouth to Santander?

There is one ferry company that operates from Portsmouth to Santander. Brittany Ferries is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Brittany Ferries11d 7h 1m£159.91
  • Book Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Santander from £160. There are 1 Brittany Ferries schedules from Portsmouth to Santander and you can expect on average to pay for a Brittany Ferries ticket to Santander. In Portsmouth, Brittany Ferries departs to Santander from Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal and no other station. In Santander, Brittany Ferries arrives at Ferry Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Santander takes 31 hours and 1 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 31 hours and 1 minute to cover the 524 miles (843 kilometers) from Portsmouth to Santander. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the ferry. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Portsmouth to Santander is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Saturday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Saturday is the way to go.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Portsmouth to Santander. Therefore, the 23:00 ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Portsmouth to Santander. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

City Information


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Portsmouth, located on the South coast of England, is home to several important historical dockyards and thus a storied maritime heritage. Though many people travel here to experience the nautical atmosphere, Portsmouth also offers many attractions and experiences to suit every taste.

For a taste of the sea, Henry VIII's Mary Rose is a must-see attraction, as well as Lord Nelson's famous HMS Victory. Both ships are accompanied by museums where visitors can learn more about these significant historical warships. If the weather drives you inside, take a walk around the Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery, hosting a variety of displays and recreations of how life has changed in Portsmouth over the centuries. To see the whole city all at once, climb Spinnaker Tower to see the city from 170 meters high. Finally, if you're feeling brave, walk across the glass Sky Walk to see the waves crash on the shore beneath your feet.

Due to its many ports, Portsmouth is accessible via ferry, as well as train, car, and bus. The South Western Railway makes getting to Portsmouth from London and other southern towns easy, while National Express and Megabus provide bus services that link many other major towns and cities.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Portsmouth?

Main departure station: Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

Most ferries depart from the main station in Portsmouth.

All ferry stations in Portsmouth:

  • Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Santander?

Main arrival station: Ferry Terminal

All ferries from Portsmouth arrive at one main station in Santander.

Ferry stations in Santander:

  • Ferry Terminal

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