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Ireland to Spain ferries

  • économie no-frills service offering great value without our cruise ferry experience
  • First direct ferry service between Ireland and Spain
  • Two return sailings weekly between Cork and Santander in northern Spain

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Ireland to Spain ferries

New direct ferry sailings from Cork to Santander, northern Spain

Brittany Ferries économie

Cruise overnight from Ireland to Spain on board our économie service. Sailing direct from Cork to Santander, our économie ferries offer great value and a great way of getting to Spain without all the hassles of flying.

Our Cork ferries to Spain depart from the Ringaskiddy port and sail to the Cantabrian capital Santander in northern Spain with two direct overnight crossings weekly from Ireland to Spain.

The ferry port at Cork is easily reached from Southern Ireland and is less than three hours drive from Dublin.

Santander ferry port is located in the heart of the city of Santander which is a historic city and a tourist destination in its own right. It is also ideally positioned for accessing holiday destinations throughout Spain and southern France.

Cork ferry route to Spain

Santander city guide

Santander, the capital of Cantabria, is an elegant city stretched across a wide bay with many stunning beaches.

Santander port guide

A guide to Santander port including address, facilities, parking and charges and driving distances. Book a ferry to Santander port.

Driving in Spain

Advice and tips about driving in Spain including information on Spanish law and driving regulations.