Ferries to Belgium

If your traveling to Belgium from the UK, then you currently have just one option to sale direct. The last remaining ferry to Belgium, sails from Hull in the North of England to Zeebrugge in Belgium.

Ferries to Belgium

  Route Sailings per day Sailing
Foot passengers Car & 4 passengers  
Hull to Zeebrugge Hull to Zeebrugge 1 13 hours £39 from £230

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As well as direct ferries there are number of other options. You could try either a ferry to Holland or a ferry to France and make the short drive over to Belgium. Holland, France and Belgium are all linked with a great motorway network.

The ferry from Hull to Zeebrugge is operated by P&O Ferries, it sails once a day on an overnight crossing which takes just over 13 hours. On board you will have an en-suite cabin, a number of bars, restaurants and entertainment.

Although the ferry from Hull to Zeebrugge is more expensive, the hours of driving it will save  if you are traveling anywhere from the north of England or Scotland is probably well worth it. The price is inclusive of your en-suite cabin.

In 2010 DFDS Seaways closed the last remaining Scotland to Belgium crossing, the ferry from Rosyth to Zeebrugge sailed for the last time in December 2010 leaving just 2 connections between the UK and Belgium.

Then in 2013 the ferry crossing between Ramsgate and Ostend closed. The Belgian firm TransEuropa suspended all sailings after the company went into administration in April 2013, leaving just one daily sailing between the UK & Belgium.

If you lived in the south east of England it was your quickest way to Belgium. There was a total of 4 daily sailings departing for Ramsgate and the crossing took roughly 4 hours. This route was only for passengers travelling in vehicles, the facilities on-board were limited compared to that on the P&O ship.