First Direct Ferry from Ireland to Spain Sets Sail

By ,   May 4, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Ireland's first ever direct ferry to Spain officially sets sail this weekend.

The new Brittany Ferries economie crossings out of Cork, Ireland to Santander, Spain are on the newly chartered (for 2 years) Connemara ferry. Crossings linking Ireland and Spain are non-stop.

Connemara ferry ship (BRITTANY FERRIES)

The first trip departs on Sunday, May 6, marking the first link between the countries. Crossings will take between 24-33 hours depending on the weather.

Return tickets are sold for upwards of EUR 211 pp for a car, including 4 passengers sharing a 4-berth cabin.

The vessel will carry about 500 passengers with space for a total of 195 cars.