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EuroDrive offers you an extensive insight into main ferry ports in France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Check below for a full list of ferry destinations with brief description about each ferry port, its location, the ferry operators that serve that port and the routes they operate.

Alternatively, to find out more information about the ferry port, its history, main attractions, shopping and dining, and road links, just click on the links below.


Amsterdam
The port of Ijmuiden just outside Amsterdam is the ideal way to enter the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is one of the most vibrant city in Europe with it?s canals and street cafés. This is a wonderful city and is well worth a visit. ....More about More about Amsterdam
Belfast
Belfast
Port of Belfast is the busiest port in Northern Ireland, carrying over two million passengers each year and good road connections make it an ideal destination from which to travel to Ireland. Each day there are 16 ferry crossings from the port, ten of which go to Stranraer from the Stena Line terminal, the busiest terminal at the Port of Belfast. ....more about Belfast
Bilbao
Bilbao
Bilbao is the financial capital of Spain?s Basque region and the perfect gateway to Spain, Portugal, and south western France. The extension of the Bilbao ferry port has doubled its initial capacity, placing Bilbao ferry port on a par with the great ports of Europe. P&O Ferries operates the popular Portsmouth to Bilbao route. Visit the town of Bilbao for an extraordinary choice of cultural attractions, food, shopping and entertainment. ....more about Bilbao
Caen
Caen
The Port of Caen for car ferries is Ouistreham, an active seaside resort in the Bay of Seine - 15 km north of Caen. Caen, a historic Norman city and capital of lower Normandy, has something to offer everyone. Both centres are well worth a visit. Caen has good road links with the rest of France, just a short drive away from the autoroute to Paris and routes to Brittany, the Loire and the southwest. P&O Ferries and Brittany Ferries, operate the Portsmouth to Caen route, connecting France and UK. ....more about Caen
Cairnryan
The Port of Cairnryan is located on the northern edge of Loch Ryan in the south west of Scotland. Following a £4.5 million development by P&O Irish Sea Ferries, Cairnryan port now offers excellent facilities and services for both the passenger and freight transport. It is an ideal port for those travelling from the north of England to the port of Larne in Northern Ireland as it is the closest port to Ireland in the region and allows holidaymakers to avoid using Liverpool, which is far busier ....more about Cairnryan
Calais
The Port of Calais is the closest geographical point of Continental Europe to the UK, just 26 miles across the channel, the highest density shipping lane in the World. With over 60 car ferries and catamaran services each day, Dover to Calais ferry crossings link the UK and France and offer unrivalled choice of ferry type, operator and on-board comfort. The Port of Calais is the premier port in mainland Europe for tourist and freight traffic. Calais is great short break destination for shopping, exploring and . ....more about Calais
Calais (Tunnel)
Calais (Tunnel)
Calais is situated on the busiest shipping lane in the world and is the closest point of Europe to the UK. Calais also enjoys the most frequent ferry of all UK and French ports and is served by P&O Ferries, Seafrance and Hoverspeed. Introduction of the Folkestone to Calais Channel Tunnel route in 1994, operated by Eurotunnel, added a new dimension in cross channel travel and some 2.3 million motorists travelled in 2003 alone. Calais is great short break destination for shopping, exploring and ....more about Calais (Tunnel)
Cherbourg
The Port of Cherbourg, on the northern tip of the Cherbourg Peninsula, is an excellent gateway to the north west of France. Ferry operators Brittany Ferries and P&O Ferries offer up to six daily sailings to and from Cherbourg to Portsmouth and Cherbourg to Poole. Originally a Roman camp, Cherbourg developed significantly following William the Conqueror?s victory at Hastings in 1066. Nowadays Cherbourg offers a maze of narrow cobbled streets ....more about Cherbourg
Cork
Cork
Cork is a designated European City of Culture for 2005. Cork Ferry Port is the gateway to Kerry, Limerick, Clare and Southern Ireland. City of Cork is the third largest town in Ireland, after Dublin and Belfast. There is a huge network of ferry routes that operate to and from Cork, including Cork to Roscoff served by Brittany Ferries and Swansea to Cork, operated by Swansea Cork Ferries. ....more about Cork
Dover
Dover
The Port of Dover is the leading cross channel ferry port in England and is the UK's closest geographical point to Continental Europe. Dover is the perfect gateway to and from England with easy access to London and beyond. Situated on the busiest shipping lane in the World, Dover links the UK and France with sailings from Dover to Calais 24 hours per day and every 15 minutes in peak times and seven times per day Dover to Dunkirk. The Town of Dover, with its Roman history, definitely deserves a visit. ....more about Dover
Dublin
Dublin
Port of Dublin is Ireland?s busiest ferry port, situated two miles from Dublin city centre. Up to 18 daily sailings to the UK and the continent operate from Dublin. The port has three ferry terminals and offers a choice of travel with either Stena Line or Irish Ferries. Dublin City has it all, offering entertainment for all ages and tastes. ....more about Dublin
Dun Laoghaire
Dun Laoghaire
Dun Laoghaire ferry port is situated close to the town centre of Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. Stena Line is the only ferry operator offering services from Dun Laoghaire. Dun Laoghaire is reckoned to be the oldest town in Ireland and was named in the fifth century after its founder, King Laoghaire, the High King of Ireland. Dun Laoghaire with its famous Carlisle Pier offers many attractions and festivals throughout the year. ....more about Dun Laoghaire
Dunkirk
Dunkirk
The Port of Dunkirk, is the third largest port in France after Le Havre and Marseille and the second French port for traffic with Great Britain. In 2003, some 6,700 ships called at Dunkirk, mainly freight. The Port of Dunkirk is a good alternative to Calais port being just 10 km from the Belgian border. Little remains of the old town following World War II when more than 300,000 troops were evacuated from Dunkirk and the surrounding beaches in 1940 amidst constant bombing. ....more about Dunkirk
Esbjerg
Esbjerg ferry port is a twenty minute walk from the city centre and trains to and from Copenhagen connect directly with arriving ferries, using the ferry port train station. Famous for its maritime heritage, Esbjerg is one of Denmark's newest cities at just 130 years old. The area's excellent beaches are a perfect prelude to the cafés and restaurants in Esbjerg's thriving pedestrianised centre so whether you are coming to visit or passing through. ....More about Esbjerg
Fishguard
Port of Fishguard is located on the Western side of Fishguard Bay about a mile from Fishguard town centre and has good rail and bus connections with the rest of the country. It is a small port with regular ferry crossings to Rosslare in Ireland, operated by Stena Line. ....more about Fishguard
Fleetwood
Fleetwood port in Lancashire is on the river Wyre estuary overlooking Morecambe Bay. The Port of Fleetwood is one of the major UK ports for ferry traffic of vehicles and passengers to and from Northern Ireland. Fleetwood, famous for its kipper industry, has been a fishing port for 90 years and a seaside resort for over 20 years....more about Fleetwood
Folkestone(Tnl)
Folkestone(Tnl)
Folkestone , Kent is on the South East coast of England close to the Straits of Dover with easy access to main auto routes via the M20. Just five minutes from the town of Folkestone with its wide leafy avenues, period architecture and wide sweeping promenade is the home of the Le Shuttle, Eurotunnel passenger terminal taking freight vehicles and cars via the Channel Tunnel to Calais, Coquelles, France. From south London expect a journey time of 1 hour and 30 minutes. ....more about Folkestone(Tnl)
Gothenburg
The city of Gothenburg is Sweden?s second biggest city is situated on the west coast with the sea and archipelago within easy reach. This port is a good way to enter the city and will leave you feeling fresh and relaxed on arrival. In the middle of Gothenburg lies Liseberg, Scandinavia?s biggest amusement park, with lots of attractions, performances and beautiful garden areas. ....More about Gothenburg
Harwich
Harwich

Harwich Ferry Port or, to give it its correct name, Harwich International Port has excellent road links and is located on a peninsula in northern Essex in the sheltered waters of the River Stour. Harwich International Port has some freight sailings but is more regularly used by cruise liners and car ferries. The old town of Harwich is a conservation area and has many historic buildings, well worth a visit. ....more about Harwich

Holyhead
Holyhead, situated in Anglesey, North Wales, has excellent road and rail connections to the North of England, North Wales and the Midlands. The Port of Holyhead is the only port with direct travel by sea to and from Dublin City in Ireland. It is operated by both Stena Line and Irish Ferries, which offers a choice of a fast or normal ferry service. Stena Line HSS fast ferry also provides fast and efficient ferry crossing from Holyhead calling at the Port of Dun Laoghaire in Ireland ....more about Holyhead
Hook Of Holland
The Port of Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland) is the outer port of Rotterdam and is situated on the Nieuwe Waterweg close to the North Sea and just 48 miles from Amsterdam. The fastest route to Holland from England is the service from Harwich in Essex to the Hook of Holland and you can get there by Stena Line conventional ferry or at speed on Stena Line's HSS Catamaran making Hook of Holland an ideal gateway into Europe. The Hook of Holland area has everything to offer for a holiday.... more about Hook Of Holland
Hull
The Port of Hull is owned and operated by ABP, Britain's largest ports group and handles over one million passengers every year. It is the only passenger port situated on the north side of the River Humber estuary and offers excellent links to the UK motorway. The Port of Hull is a gateway for visitors from the Continent. P&O Ferries (North Sea) operates the main Hull Ferry Terminal, located in King George Dock ?.more about Hull
Kristiansand
The Port of Kristiansand is located at the city of Kristiansand and it is the ideal way of traveling into Norway. Kristiansand is the ideal gateway to the beautiful scenery or Norway. Explore the beautiful region surrounding this wonderful city. ....More about Kristiansand
Larne
Larne
Port of Larne is a gateway to Ireland, situated on the east coast of Northern Ireland. Located 22 miles from Belfast, 120 miles from Dublin and 34 miles from Scotland, Port of Larne?s strategic position provides easy access to the UK continental Europe and beyond via the English port of Fleetwood. The A2 coastal route starts at Larne and gives tourists access to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. ....more about  Larne
Le Havre
The Port of Le Havre is the 2nd largest port in France, situated 125 miles North West of Paris at the mouth of the River Seine. It has good motorway connections to the rest of France and beyond and is the closest port for access to Paris and Disneyland. Founded in 1517, Le Havre is a delightful beach side city mixing ancient with new and has many attractions, historic buildings and museums. Le Havre has won various prestigious awards including Seaside resort in 1999. There are a number of street markets ....more about Le Havre
Liverpool
The Port of Liverpool handles over 30 million tones of cargo and nearly three quarters of a million passengers each year. Liverpool is an international city with a rich cultural heritage to match that of London. Liverpool has been designated as a European Capital of Culture 2008. P&O Irish Sea Ferries operates the popular Liverpool to Dublin route ....more Liverpool
Newcastle
Newcastle is a vibrant friendly city, with a heritage spanning the past 2,000 years. Situated in the north east of England, on the banks of the River Tyne and surrounded by the scenic beauty of Northumbria. An ideal place from which to tour the heritage coastline, with its unspoiled sandy beaches and sand dunes. ....More about Newcastle
Pembroke
Pembroke
The Port of Pembroke Dock is located in Pembrokeshire, on the South Western tip of Wales, and offers easy access to the M4 motorway. Irish Sea Ferries is the sole operator on the Pembroke route, operating a twice daily service to Rosslare. The purpose-built Ferry Terminal at Pembroke Dock provides comprehensive and modern facilities. Pembroke and its surrounding areas are rich in history and offer many places of interest. ....more about Pembroke
Plymouth
Port of Plymouth, a town with rich marine heritage, is served by Brittany Ferries, which has routes from Roscoff in Brittany and Santander in northern Spain. Port of Plymouth has excellent road connections with the rest of the UK. ....more about Plymouth
Poole
Poole
Port of Poole is one of the world?s largest natural harbours, serving both cross channel passenger ferries and cargo vessels. Brittany Ferries is among companies operating to France with services to Cherbourg and it is also possible to sail to the Channel Islands from the port of Poole. Poole town is a busy commercial centre rich in history and offers a wide range of entertainment for families ....more about Poole
Portsmouth
Portsmouth

Portsmouth Harbour is a world-class visitor destination offering a seaside resort and maritime heritage dating back hundreds of years. Portsmouth is also a highly successful car ferry port offering luxury cruise ferries, fast craft and car ferries to a choice of five continental destinations and two in the Channel Islands. Around 3.4 million people travel through Portsmouth Continental Ferry Port each year, attracted by its central South Coast location, excellent UK motorway links and choice of ferry routes ....more about Portsmouth

Roscoff
Port of Roscoff is situated on the Western Coast of Brittany, France, and is served by the Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossing, operated by Brittany Ferries. Port of Roscoff is the Channel's most surprising ferry port - a tranquil fishing village in beautiful west Brittany, a brilliant gateway to and from Brittany and the rest of France and Europe. ....more about Roscoff
Rosslare
Rosslare
Port of Rosslare is situated at the south-eastern tip of Ireland and is one of the country?s premier ports. Rosslare Europort is the gateway to the east, south-east, west, south-west and midlands with an excellent road network. Holidaymakers can enjoy the famous Irish hospitality on daily ferry crossings between Pembroke and Rosslare, operated by Irish Ferries and Fishguard to Rosslare, operated by Stena Line. ....more about Rosslare
Rotterdam
Rotterdam
Port of Rotterdam, or Europoort as it is also known, stretches between Rotterdam city centre and the North Sea. Since 1963, the Port of Rotterdam has been and continues to be the largest port in the world with a total throughput of some 300 million metric tons a year. It is capable of handling the world?s largest ships including the 365000 ton ore carrier, Berge Stahl that has a draft of 23m/75ft. P&O Ferries operate a daily service between Hull and Rotterdam?.more about Rotterdam
Santander
Santander
Port of Santander is situated on the Northern Coast of Spain in the centre of Santander town. Santander is a busy regional capital and a popular holiday resort that offers award-winning sandy beaches, outstanding shopping facilities and a range of restaurants and bars. Brittany Ferries offer weekly services to Santander from Plymouth. Santander is an ideal gateway for UK travellers with its excellent road links with the rest of Europe. ....more about Santander
St Malo
Port of St Malo, with over one million passengers that pass through the ferry terminal each year, is one of the leading French ports with considerable traffic to Portsmouth operated by Brittany Ferries. Admire this beautiful historic city by exploring its tiny cobbled streets, fascinating shops full of local crafts, local attractions and or perhaps browse the open markets. ....more about St Malo
Stranraer
The Port of Stranraer has routes to Belfast operated by Stena Line?s HSS fast ferry and its conventional ferry service. The Port of Stranraer is the ideal port for those travelling between Northern Ireland and Scotland and the North of England with excellent road and rail links with the rest of Scotland and the UK. Stranraer Ferry Port is situated close to Stranraer town centre. ....more about Stranraer
Swansea
Swansea is the second city of Wales and was massively rebuilt after devastating bomb attacks in World War II. The city now offers a broad seafront overlooking Swansea Bay and a marina. Swansea ferry port offers excellent communication links to the rest of the UK. A regular car ferry service to Cork in Ireland is operated by the Swansea Cork Ferries. ....more about Swansea
Troon
The Port of Cairnryan is located on the northern edge of Loch Ryan in the south west of Scotland. Following a £4.5 million development by P&O Irish Sea Ferries, Cairnryan port now offers excellent facilities and services for both the passenger and freight transport. It is an ideal port for those travelling from the north of England to the port of Larne in Northern Ireland as it is the closest port to Ireland in the region and allows holidaymakers to avoid using Liverpool, which is far busier ....more about Troon
Zeebrugge
Zeebrugge
Zeebrugge, the seaport of Bruges (Brugge), is an international port and Belgium?s leading fishing port. For the past 30 years, it has grown rapidly and welcomes over 700,000 passengers each year. Zeebrugge ferry port offers ferry links with the port of Hull in the UK, operated by P&O Ferries (North Sea) ?.more about Zeebrugge

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