Travelling by boat from UK to Spain

Travelling by ferry from UK to Spain is an excellent choice! UK Spain ferries are operated by 1 ferry companies (Brittany Ferries) serving the ports of Plymouth, Santander, Bilbao and Portsmouth.

To be sure of finding a cheap UK Spain ferry ticket, we recommend you use our search engine, which compares offers, prices and timetables from Brittany Ferries.

With a total frequency of over 7 crossings a week, depending on the time of year, you have plenty of options for planning your UK Spain boat trip.

The fastest crossing takes 21 hours 30 min (Plymouth - Santander) for a distance of 479 mi and the longest 24 hours (Portsmouth - Bilbao) for a distance of 530 mi.

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Most popular UK Spain ferry crossings

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All UK Spain ferry routes

Looking for a UK to Spain ferry? Discover the most popular routes that allow you to sail between these different regions. Whether you want to reach islands, historic ports or picturesque beaches, ferries are a convenient and comfortable way to travel between UK and Spain. Comfortable cabins, on-board restaurants, cinemas, children's activities... ferries from Brittany Ferries offer excellent facilities and services for all the family.

To plan your ferry trip to Portsmouth, Bilbao, Santander or Plymouth use our fare comparison tool to find the best deals on UK Spain ferry tickets that will save you time and money. Using our easy to use price comparison tool you can find deals and timetables from a number of ferry companies including Brittany Ferries. There's sure to be a deal to suit your needs and budget. Search from 3 ferry routes between UK and Spain!

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Guide for a ferry trip between UK and Spain

Spain: Visit the country after your ferry crossing

Spain has many ferry ports, which provide access to different coastal regions. The most popular ferry ports are Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga, Algeciras, Bilbao and Santander. Barcelona is one of the busiest ports in Spain and is located in the north-eastern part of the country, offering easy access to the beaches of the Costa Brava and to the city of Barcelona itself.

Ferry crossings in Spain take you to a variety of destinations, from the Canary Islands to the cities of southern Spain. Ferries also operate to the Balearic Islands, Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza. The Canary Islands, located to the west of Africa, are also accessible by ferry from the Spanish mainland. The crossings are regular and offer a convenient option for exploring these beautiful islands.

Spain: When is the best time to go?

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are generally considered the best seasons to visit Spain. Temperatures are mild, averaging between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius, which is perfect for exploring historic cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Granada or Seville. Gardens and national parks are in full bloom, offering picturesque landscapes for walks and hikes.

Summer (June to August) is the peak tourist season in Spain, particularly on the Mediterranean coast. Temperatures can reach 30 degrees Celsius or more, which is ideal for beach lovers. However, tourist numbers are often high and prices can be higher. It is advisable to book your accommodation and tickets in advance during this period.

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