three ferries from Portsmouth to Santander each week. The crossing
takes approximately 24 hours and leaves on Tuesday, Wednesday and
Friday morning. Portsmouth
to Santander ferry timetable
The route is
operated by Brittany Ferries with their luxurious ships Pont-Aven and
Pont-Aven is a £100 million ferry built in 2004. It weighs
41,000 tonnes and spans 185 metres in length. It was built to carry
650 cars and around 2400 passengers. The Pont-Aven boasts extensive
facilities to ensure your Portsmouth to Santander ferry crossing is
as enjoyable as possible.
There are two
cinemas on board, a children's play room, wi-fi access, video games
room, swimming pool and leisure area and a Bureau de change. The five
decks offer superb panoramic views whilst inside you will find
regular live music and entertainment. The wide selection of food
outlets includes the main restaurant Le Flora, plus La Belle Angele
which offers a self service option and Le Café du Festival
which serves a snack menu. The three bars are Le Grand Pavois, Le
Fastnet piano and cocktail bar and Les Finisteres pool bar. A variety
of cabins are available
including: Commodore class, Deluxe cabin, Club 4 cabin, Four berth
cabin, Two berth cabin.
addition to the Portsmouth to Santander fleet is the Cap
Finistère, which was launched in 2010. It weights 32,728
tonnes and measures over 203 metres in length. It can carry 790
passengers and 60 freight. The on-board facilities include a sun deck
with covered veranda, swimming pool, cinemas, information desk, bars,
restaurant and shops. There are various cabin options available
including 2 berth deluxe, 2 berth and 4 berth. Cabins are also
available that have been adapted for the disabled.
ferry terminal is located close to the M27 motorway. The M27 can be
accessed from most parts of England via the M25 and the M3 motorways.
The port offers Baby changing room, Bar, Cafeteria, Bureau de change,
Disabled Services, Left Luggage, Lost Property, Shop, Telephones,
Truck Driver's Facilities and Parking facilities.
approximate driving distance to Portsmouth ferry port: (in miles)
Bristol 106m, Birmingham 161m, Cardiff 155m, Exeter 134m, Glasgow
449m, London 76m, Manchester 251m, Newcastle 343m, Oxford 84 and
railways stations are called 'Portsmouth and Southsea' and
'Portsmouth The Hard Interchange.' Buses and taxi's are then
available for the short journey to the port.
A direct Coach
service operates from Portsmouth port to Heathrow airport, Gatwick
airport and London Victoria Coach Terminal.