Santander to Portsmouth ferries

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Santander to Portsmouth. Traveling by ferry from Santander to Portsmouth usually takes around 29 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Brittany Ferries ferry can make the trip in 28 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance524 mi (843 km)
Shortest duration28h 15m
Cheapest price€133.81
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBrittany Ferries
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Santander to Portsmouth?

There is one ferry company that operates from Santander to Portsmouth. 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 5h 38m€162.23
  • Brittany Ferries

    Brittany Ferries

    Book Brittany Ferries from Santander to Portsmouth from €134. Typically there is one Brittany Ferries schedule per day from Santander to Portsmouth and you can expect on average to pay for a Brittany Ferries ticket to Portsmouth. In Santander, Brittany Ferries departs to Portsmouth from Ferry Terminal . In Portsmouth, Brittany Ferries arrives at Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal .

    An average trip on Brittany Ferries from Santander to Portsmouth takes 29 hours and 38 minutes , while the fastest available Brittany Ferries trip will get you to Portsmouth in 28 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Brittany Ferries offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Portsmouth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Santander to Portsmouth during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the ferry ride from Santander to Portsmouth?

The ferry usually takes around 29 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 524 miles (843 kilometers) from Santander to Portsmouth. However, the fastest ferry only takes 28 hours and 15 minutes. 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.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Santander to Portsmouth?

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

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Santander?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Santander to Portsmouth. Therefore, the 14:00 ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

How many ferries are there each day?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Santander to Portsmouth. 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

Portsmouth

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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 Santander?

Main departure station: Ferry Terminal

Most ferries depart from the main station in Santander.

All ferry stations in Santander:

  • Ferry Terminal

Where does the ferry arrive in Portsmouth?

Main arrival station: Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

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

Ferry stations in Portsmouth:

  • Wightlink Gunwharf Terminal

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