Website URL:

Cork to Spain ferries

  • économie no-frills service
  • Two return sailings weekly between Cork and Santander
  • First direct ferry service between Ireland and Spain

Plan & book your trip

Brittany Ferries route network - Cork to Roscoff and Santander

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 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.

2019 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.

économie sailing schedule between Ireland and Spain
Cork to SantanderéconomieWednesday11:0014:30
Santander to CorkéconomieSunday12:0015:00
All times are local time. *2 night sailing. économie service provided by Connemara.

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 Cork to Santander. We also offer some économie sailings from Cork to Roscoff.

Discover Santander

Santander city centre

Surrounded by mountains and countryside, the streets wind up through the hilly landscape to afford fantastic views of the Cantabrian Sea, which supplies the city's restaurants with the fantastic seafood for which Cantabria is renowned.