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New services from Rosslare!

Coming soon!

We're launching two new routes from the port of Rosslare to Bilbao and Roscoff. Rosslare to Bilbao has replaced Cork to Santander and starts from 28 February.

We are currently updating our site with full details and these sailings are not currently bookable online but you can find out more here.

Brittany Ferries route network

Cork to Santander ferries

Ireland to Spain direct service from €139 per person, each way

Sail from Ireland to Spain with Brittany Ferries économie on our Cork to Santander ferry route. This route offers two overnight sailings each week with departures from Cork on a Monday or Wednesday and Friday and departures from Santander on a Thursday and Sunday. Passengers can expect a simple but comfortable no-frills service and, although not providing the premium experience offered by our cruise ferries, Connemara has a choice of cabins, lounges, self-service dining, shopping and a café/bar.

2020 prices start from just €278 per person return. Prices are based on a car and two passengers and include a 4 berth inside cabin.

  • No-frills Brittany Ferries économie offers simple yet comfortable service
  • Direct ferry crossings between Ireland and Spain
  • Two sailings weekly from Cork to Santander

If you want Spain without the plane then our économie service from Cork to Santander is just for you. You'll not only avoid all the hassles of flying but be able to pack the car with all you need to enjoy your time away.

Cork to Santander
4 Nov - 16 Mar 2020Monday*22:3008:00
8 Nov - 30 Oct 2020Friday*22:3008:00
25 Mar - 30 Oct 2020Wednesday11:0014:30
*2 night sailing. All times are local time
Santander to Cork
7 Nov - 30 Oct 2020Thursday15:0019:00
10 Nov - 30 Oct 2020Sunday12:0015:00

Our sailings between Cork and Santander are not available to passengers travelling on foot or with a bicycle.

Cork ferry port

Cork ferry port, also known as Ringaskiddy ferry port, is situated on the South Coast of Ireland, about 30-40 minutes drive away from central Cork. There is an efficient road network providing easy access to and from the ferry terminal.

Santander ferry port

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. The Cantabrian capital is the perfect gateway to explore the stunning mountain landscape of the Picos de Europa that's just an hour's drive inland. Or head west to picturesque Asturias and lush, green Galicia.


Brittany Ferries économie service

Economie logo 2020

Our direct ferry service from Ireland to Spain, sailing from Rosslare to Bilbao. We also offer some économie sailings from Rosslare to Roscoff.

Discover Bilbao

Overlooking the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao

Bilbao, in the Basque Country, is a captivating contradiction of old and new. Explore the different parts of the city by strolling alongside the River Nervión on its beautiful walkways and footbridges.