Travel by Ferry

Take the hassle of air travel out of your holiday. Travelling with your own car is a great way to get to your holiday destination. No hanging around airports or carrying heavy bags. Just load up the car at home and go. You can even take your bikes with you! Need advice on which route to take? Just call our experienced holiday team …take advantage of our wealth of experience, we will happily give advice on suitable tailor-made options…

To make your trip even easier, we partner with all of the main cross channel operators, to ensure you get the very best value and choice of crossings that will take you closer to your camping holiday destination and save you considerable driving time on the continent. Once you arrive, you can park directly outside your accommodation and you’ll have the freedom and flexibility of having your own car with you for those exciting sightseeing adventures

How to book? 3 options to choose from:

  1. Book your Vacansoleil accommodation online and then call 0333 700 50 50 or email vacansoleil@shandontravel.ieto add a ferry crossing.
  2. Call 0333 700 50 50 and we can tailor make a package you, advise recommended routes and distances.
  3. Use our Live Chat facility to book


Brittany Ferries


Route: Portsmouth – Caen
Duration: 6 hours day/ 7-8 hours night

Route: Portsmouth – Cherbourg
Duration: 3 hours

Route: Portsmouth – Le Havre
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes

Route: Portmouth – St Malo
Duration:11 hours overnight

Route: Plymouth – Roscoff
Duration:6 hours day/ 8 hours nights 

Route: Poole – Cherbourg
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

Route: Portsmouth – Bilboa
3 Sailings weekly
Duration: 24 or 32 hours 

Route: Plymouth – Santander 
2 Sailings weekly
Duration: 21 hours 








DFDS Seaways

Route: Dover – Calais
Duration: 90 minutes

Route: Dover – Dunkerque
Duration: 2 hours

Route: Newhaven- Dieppe
Duration 4 hours

Route: Newcastle – Amsterdam
Duration 14 hours


Stena Line


Route: Harwich – Hook of Holland
Duration: 6 ¾ hours day 8 ½ hours night


P&O Ferries

Route: Dover – Calais
Duration: 90 minutes

Route: Hull – Rotterdam
Duration: 11/12 hours

Route: Hull – Zeebrugge
Duration: 13/14 hours 



Route: Folkstone – Calais
Duration: 35 minutes