P&O Ferries

Book with P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries is the company with the largest ferry fleet. It offers a complete network of routes from the cotinental UK, and the most frequent passenger and freight transport services to the continent and across the Irish Sea. It also offers a wide range of services and facilities. Trusting P&O Ferries means choosing quality and guaranteed security.

Your crossing



Countries and Ports served by P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries offers ferry services between France, the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Netherlands.

Ports served by P&O Ferries in France

In France, P&O Ferries offers crossings to and from the port of Calais.

Ports served by P&O Ferries in the United Kingdom

In the UK, P&O Ferries serves the ports of Dover, Cairnryan, Hull, Larne and Liverpool.

Ports served by P&O Ferries in Ireland

P&O Ferries operates crossings in Ireland from the port of Dublin.

Ports served by P&O Ferries in Netherlands

In Spain, P&O Ferries operates from the port of Rotterdam.

The P&O Ferries fleet

The P&O Ferries fleet consists of 15 vessels:

  • P&O Pioneer
  • Pride of Canterbury
  • Pride of Kent
  • Spirit of Britain
  • Spirit of France
  • Pride of Hull
  • Pride of Rotterdam
  • European Highlander
  • European Causeway
  • Norbank
  • Norbay
  • Norsky
  • Norstream
  • Mistral
  • Wilhelmine

Types of vehicles accepted on P&O Ferries

It is possible to travel on P&O Ferries with a car, minibus, camper van, van, motorbike, bicycle or as a pedestrian.

The vehicle may also be equipped with a towed item (caravan, trailer, etc) or a roof item (roof box, bicycle rack, etc) provided this is declared at the time of booking.

Facilities on P and O Ferries


P&O cabins have 2, 3 or 4 berths, as well as power sockets, a private bathroom, sheets, bed linen and toiletries.

Outside cabins are equipped with a porthole, unlike inside cabins.


For a more luxurious crossing, P&O offers Club Cabins which, in addition to the basic amenities, are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, en-suite bathroom with complimentary luxury toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities.

Cabins for PRMs

Each P&O ship has cabins adapted for people with reduced mobility (PRM) which are spacious enough to accommodate a wheelchair and have a private bathroom with easy access and a shower seat.

Cabins for animals

On some crossings, P&O offers pet-friendly cabins that include enough space for your pet to sleep and are located close to the exercise area.

Services on P and O Ferries

Restaurants and bars

P and O Ferries offers a selection of restaurants, brasseries, bars, cafés and self-service outlets on its ships, allowing passengers to eat and relax with a drink at any time during the crossing.


P and O Ferries ships offer an on-board shopping experience with Duty Free shops allowing passengers to purchase cosmetics, perfumes, wines, spirits, souvenirs and more at great prices.

Internet on board

P and O Ferries ships offer an on-board Wi-Fi service allowing passengers to have internet access throughout the crossing.

Travelling with children with P&O

P and O Ferries ships offer plenty of entertainment for children during their crossing. From kid’s clubs and arcades to family shows, art activities, face painting, puzzles and other games, P and O Ferries has something for all ages and tastes.

Travelling with pets with P and O Ferries

You can take your pet with you on P and O Ferries crossings, as long as you declare it when you book. During the crossing, pets must remain in the pet cabin or exercise areas and are not permitted on the other decks of the ship.

Paying for your crossing with P and O Ferries

On smartferry.com, it is possible to pay for your ferry crossing with P and O Ferries by credit card, holiday voucher, or in 4 instalments with our partner Floa Bank.

Modification and cancellation of tickets with P and O Ferries

If you have booked your P and O Ferries crossing on smartferry.com or by telephone with one of our agents, it is possible for us to modify or cancel it according to the conditions applicable to your ticket.

To do this, please contact our customer service department by telephone on

If you have made your booking directly on P and O Ferries website or via another platform than smartferry.com, we will not be able to make any changes or cancellations.

Is it possible to travel without facilities on a P&O crossing?

Reserving a cabin or seat is not compulsory for travel on P and O Ferries. Passengers without facilities will be able to spend their crossing in the seats available in communal areas.