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Portsmouth to Santander / Santander to Portsmouth3 crossings weekly23 hr 30 min
Santander Ferry Port is located in the centre of the city, and is easily accessible by both car and public transport. The city has been built up around the natural port, which has been used since before the occupation of the Roman Empire. The port of Santander is on the Northern Coast of Spain, and provides links by road and rail to the rest of Spain and Portugal. Ferries from Santander sail to the ports of Plymouth and Portsmouth, and are operated by Brittany Ferries. You can find the best ferry for you using the simple booking form from AFerry.
Below, you can find Santander ferry times, as well as our best deals.
Please note that the Cork-Santander route can only be booked in Euros.
Ferries to and from Santander
Brittany Ferries onboard services on this route include a pool and leisure area, 2 cinemas, a casino, a children's play area, lounge areas and onboard entertainment from live bands, DJs and children's entertainers.
There is also a wide selection of bars and restaurants, including an a la carte restaurant, a poolside bar, a self-service cafeteria and a piano cocktail bar.
Brittany Ferries économie, is a newly launched ferry service between Portsmouth and France and Spain. It is a 'no-frills' service, ideal for those looking to travel at the cheapest possible price. Etretat is the ship operating the new économie service. On board you will find a bar, movie lounge, seating area and en-suite cabins.
Brittany Ferries économie also operate the crossing to Santander. The ship is the the Connemara. Whilst not a cruise ferry, you will find very comfortable cabins, lounges, self-service dining, shopping and a café/bar ensuring you are never bored on your journey.
Brittany Ferries offer great deals and promotions on Santander ferry crossings, and you can take advantage of these by booking simply and securely with AFerry.
Santander is the capital of the Spanish region of Cantabria; a region known for its culture, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery. Santander's old quarter is still in existence, though little of it remains. Worth a visit are the Gothic temple and the nearby medieval town of Santillana del Mar.
There is plenty to do in Santander, including the Dunas Liencas Natural Park, the Museo Provincial de Prehistoria, the Royal Magdalena Palace and the Carbárceno Natural Park, which is the largest zoo in Europe. Santander also boasts award-winning beaches, extensive shopping facilities and a wide range of restaurants and bars.
Santander Ferry Port is located in the centre of the city, and is easily accessible by both car and public transport. The city has been built up around the natural port, which has been used since before the occupation of the Roman Empire. The port of Santander is on the Northern Coast of Spain, and provides links by road and rail to the rest of Spain and Portugal. Ferries from Santander go to the United Kingdom and can be booked easily and cheaply online with AFerry
Santander port facilities
Santander Ferry Port has a wide range of facilities and services, including payphones, a cafeteria, and a shop selling food and beverages. Parking is available nearby.
Getting to Santander
Santander benefits from an excellent road network linking the city with the rest of Spain, Portugal and the South of France. At the heart of the city, Santander Ferry Port is easily accessible by road and public transport.
If you are travelling from the East, take the N634 west along the coast towards Coruna. If you are travelling from the West, then take the N634 eastwards towards Bilbao. Santander Ferry Port is located in the heart of the city, follow signs to Puerto, Zona Maritima or Ferry.
The station is 5mins away from the ferry with services to Bilbao and Oviedo. RENFE is the national railway system and has links to almost every town in Spain.
There is a coach station in Santander, about 5 minutes from the terminal and there are regular services to and from Madrid and Bilbao.
Estacion Maritime S/N, 39002, Spain
Vapores Suardiaz Norte, Edificio Estacion maritima, Puerto de Santander, 39002 Santander, Spain