Coming to the Pyrenees by ferry
Coming to the Pyrenees by ferry

Using a ferry on your way to the Pyrenees

The information on this page is only applicable to people travelling from the UK and Ireland and using a ferry crossing.

Some of the sailings are available all year round and some are seasonal.

Best Ferry Prices

An excellent site to find cheap ferry crossings is AFerry.co.uk

It compares all the companies and routes to and from the UK and France thus enabling people to find the cheapest fares.

It also has ferry company reviews from real customers and all the latest special offers.

All options explored

As you can see in the following tables there are plenty of options to choose from.

The Spanish ports of Bilbao and Santander are nearest to Fontaines d’Escot at 3-4 hours drive.

Saint-Malo is the nearest of the French ports but you can comfortably drive from any of the western Channel ports within a day.

Calais is approximately a 11-13 hour drive.

Choose your route!

The following 3 tables provide a full description of:

  • nearest seaports to Fontaines d’Escot
  • ferry companies and connections at these ports
  • car rental companies available at these ports
  • driving and public transport directions from these ports toFontaines d’Escot

Nearest seaports to the Pyrenees

Nearest Seaports to Fontaines d’Escot - South West France
Seaport Country Distance
from Château
Kilometers Miles
Bilbao Spain 290 180
Santander Spain 371 230
Saint-Malo France 801 498
Roscoff France 940 584
Caen France 955 593
Cherbourg France 964 599
Dieppe France 989 615
Dunkirk France 1,163 723

Ferry companies saling from the UK and Ireland

Ferry Companies and Connections to Nearest Seaports
Seaport Ferry Company Departs From
Bilbao Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Portsmouth (England)
Santander Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Plymouth (England)
Portsmouth (England)
Saint-Malo Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Portsmouth (England)
Condor-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Poole (England)
Weymouth (England)
Roscoff Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Plymouth (England)
Irish-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Rosslare (Ireland)
Caen Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Portsmouth (England)
Cherbourg Brittany-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Poole (England)
Portsmouth (England)
Condor-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Portsmouth (England)
Irish-Ferries and Fontaines d’Escot Rosslare (Ireland)
stenaline and Fontaines d’Escot Rosslare (Ireland)
Dieppe DFDS Seaways and Fontaines d’Escot Newhaven (England)
Calais P&O and Fontaines d’Escot Dover (England)
Myferrylink and Fontaines d’Escot Dover (England)
DFDS Seaways and Fontaines d’Escot Dover (England)
Eurotunnel and Fontaines d’Escot Folkeston (England)
Dunkirk DFDS Seaways and Fontaines d’Escot Dover (England)

Getting from the seaport to Fontaines d’Escot

Car rental - Driving Instructions - Public Transport
Seaport Car Rental Travelling
Time
Driving Directions
from Seaport
Public Transport
from Seaport
Bilbao Car rental at Bilbao Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 3 hour 20 min Directions from Bilbao Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take bus or taxi to RENFE train station, Plaza Circular 2, in Bilbao; Take train to France and Pau and continue as explained in travelling by train
Santander Car rental at Santander Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 4 hour 5 min Directions from Santander Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Walk to RENFE train station in Santander (5 min); Take train to France and Pau and continue as explained in travelling by train
Saint-Malo Car rental at Saint-Malo Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 8 hour 15 min Directions from St Malo Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take a taxi to the SNCF train station, Square Jean Coquelin, in Saint-Malo; Take train to Pau and continue as explained in travelling by train
Roscoff Car rental at Roscoff Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 9 hour 45 min Directions from Roscoff Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take taxi to Roscoff’s SNCF train station; Take train to Morlaix (29 min); Continue your journey on TGV to Pau as explained in travelling by train
Caen Car rental at Caen Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 9 hour 15 min Directions from Caen Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take taxi to Caen train station (18Km); Continue your journey on SNCF & TGV to Pau as explained in travelling by train
Cherbourg Car rental at Cherbourg Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 9 hour 50 min Directions from Cherbourg Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take taxi to Cherbourg train station; Continue your journey on TGV to Pau as explained in travelling by train
Dieppe Car rental at Dieppe Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 9 hour 40 min Directions from Dieppe Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Take taxi to Dieppe train station; Continue your journey on SNCF & TGV to Pau as explained in travelling by train
Calais Car rental at Calais Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 10 hour 8 min Directions from Calais Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Walk to the train station; Take TGV train to Pau as explained in travelling by train
Dunkirk Car rental at Dunkerque Seaport and Fontaines d’Escot 10 hour 31 min Directions from Calais Seaport to Fontaines d’Escot Walk to the train station; Take TGV train to Pau as explained in travelling by train