Website URL: http://www.brittanyferries.ie/ferry-routes/landbridge/uk-spain-ferries

Plan & book your trip

Image depicting Brittany Ferries Ferry Route Map

Landbridge ferries from UK to Spain

Portsmouth to Bilbao ferries

Image depicting Cap Finistère sailing towards the horizon

Cruise to Bilbao in just 24 hours

Choose your departure day for a relaxing one or two night crossing onboard our luxury cruise ferry Cap Finistère and start your holiday in style! You can take your car with you to Spain for a stress-free alternative to flying and getting a hire car at your destination.

  • Twice weekly sailings departing Sunday and Friday 
  • Travel from Portsmouth to Bilbao in 24 or 32 hours 

Portsmouth and Bilbao both offer excellent road links with access to motorways from the ports for an easy, fast onward journey. Portsmouth has plenty of restaurants, hotels and shops near the port. Once in Spain, Bilbao is in the Basque region and has an exciting blend of modern and historical attractions to explore. Madrid is a 4 hour drive whilst Barcelona is around 6 hours away.

Find out more about Portsmouth to Bilbao

Portsmouth to Santander ferries

Cruise to Santander in just 24 hours

Enjoy a relaxing day and night onboard one of our luxury ferries, Pont Aven or Cap Finistère, and your journey really will feel like part of your holiday! Avoid the stress and hassle of air travel and take your car for the easy way to holiday in Spain.

  • Twice weekly sailings with a choice of departure times available
  • Travel from Portsmouth to Santander in 24 hours

There are excellent road links to both Portsmouth and Santander with easy access to the motorway for a convenient fast route to and from the ports. Historic Santander is an elegant tourist destination in its own right with three sandy beaches and plenty of restaurants and sights to see. It is also ideally positioned as a gateway into Spain or southern France.

Find out more about Portsmouth to Santander

Plymouth to Santander ferries

Image depicting Pont-Aven, cruise ferry in Santander

Our shortest crossing to Spain

Take Brittany Ferries' most direct route to Spain on our luxury flagship ferry Pont-Aven. Take your car and enjoy a relaxing start to your holiday with a day and night onboard - it's the simple, stress-free way to get to Spain. 

  • A weekly sailing departing every Sunday
  • Travel from Plymouth to Santander in 20 hours

Plymouth and Santander both have easy access to motorway networks for a fast journey to and from the ports. Plymouth is easily reached from Wales and the South West. Santander is a tourist destination in its own right and is also ideally positioned to travel to holiday destinations throughout Spain and southern France.

Find out more about Plymouth to Santander

UK and France ports

Information about our ports including directions, driving distances, facilities at the port, parking and more.

Cruise ferries

View ship information and video guides to on board services for our cross channel cruise ferries.

High speed ferry

Our ship guide has everything you need to know about services and facilities on board our high speed ferry to France.