Getting to Spain from UK

You can fly to Spain from UK with low or full cost scheduled airlines or with a tour operator offering charter flights. Low cost airlines generally offer cheap flights, but it pays to shop around for the best deals if cost is a consideration. Spain’s national carrier is Iberia and the airline offers full cost scheduled flights, giving as much flexibility as you need (at higher fares). Monarch operates scheduled flights from UK to several Spanish destinations, including the Balearic and Canary Islands. Low cost scheduled airlines, such as Easyjet, Ryanair and Jet2 offer one way or return flights to holiday and city destinations in Spain. Examples of tour operators operating from the UK to Spain include Thomas Cook, Thomson and Cosmos Holidays. Tour operators offer package holidays, which include flights, accommodation and optional transfers from the airport to the destination, and usually offer flights only as well as accommodation only and package holidays.

Alternatively take a slow route to Spain by cruising from southern England to Santander in north-west Spain with PO Ferries or Brittany Ferries.

If you want to go to the Balearic Islands from mainland Spain, there is a choice of ferry operators. Balearia is the main ferry operator for Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca.Trasmediterranea also serves the Balearics Islands from mainland Spain and operates the long sea crossing between southern Spain and the Canary Islands. Trasmediterranea has a general sales agent in the UK – Southern Ferries and you can book ferry tickets through this established agent.

Eurolines operate coaches from the UK to Spain.