Jersey Travel Information - By Sea

Sea travel to Jersey is available from the UK at Poole or Portsmouth and from France at St Malo, Dielette, Carteret and Granville with either Condor Ferries or Manche Iles Express. Trips are also available to the islands of Guernsey, Sark, Herm and Alderney with RIB trips to the smaller islands of Les Ecrehous and Les Minquiers and to the Normandy coast

BY SEA
Condor Ferries ( Poole, Portsmouth, Guernsey, St Malo )
Manche-iles-express ( Granville, Dielette, Carteret, Guernsey, Sark )

Reasons for the British to choose Jersey as a place to visit
• No passport needed (From UK)
• French/Continental atmosphere
• Finest British food plus global choice of cuisine
• English speaking so no language problem
• British currency (No exchange needed)
• Short flight duration from 26 British airports
• Excellent sunny climate – but not TOO hot
• Clean streets and parks, no graffiti
• Clean beaches and swimming pools (7 beaches voted cleanest in Europe)
• Very safe – little crime
• No fear of tropical diseases (Malaria etc)
• Pure drinking water – No “Spanish Tummy”
• No lizards or snakes in your bed
• Tornado, hurricane and earthquake free zone
• Driving on left (as UK) using UK licences
• Value for money holidays
• VAT free shopping
• Network of green lanes for cycling (15 miles)
• Exhilarating cliff walks
• World famous attractions eg Gerald Durrell’s Wildlife Conservation Park
• Award winning museums
• Full range of watersports activities

Getting to Jersey
Travelling can be a chore sometimes, but not when you’re heading to Jersey.

Our partners Condor Breaks offer great options on Channel Island holidays by sea. FREE night and special offers on many dates plus great value on-board duty free prices. “We are confident that our prices represent top value for money. If you see exactly the same holiday offered at a lower price elsewhere, we will do our utmost to beat it”

Our other partners Jerseytravel.com offer inclusive holidays, flights and ferry travel to Jersey

All package holidays with Jerseytravel.com are fully financially protected with ABTA and ATOL and they are the only tour operator with locally based offices – “they are the local experts.”

Are we there yet?
You can travel here seamlessly from the rest of the UK and from overseas, with regular sea links to Jersey

When you arrive you will find there is easy access to all of Jersey`s 12 Parishes, whether by taxi, bus or hire car

Travelling To & Around Jersey
Wherever you are coming from, travelling to Jersey is convenient and simple, with lots of travel options available. Once here, the islands road network provides good access to all regions and to our many great visitor destinations.

Getting around Jersey
When it comes to exploring Jersey, it’s as much about the journey as the destination. You’ll find that travelling to the main tourist spots is a piece of cake and, with a little careful planning, more remote areas are readily accessible too.
So, now to consider how you’ll get around! Luckily, the island is well connected by an extensive road network, with a variety of options available for getting from A to B. Public transport provides bus services to parishes as well as many of the attractions Access to very remote areas is straightforward either on foot, bicycle or by car

Getting Around Jersey By Bus or Coach

Buses offer a cheaper way to get to many of the destinations within Jersey with special passes being available through Liberty Bus Special Passes to help you get the most out of your trip to Jersey, but keep in mind that it will take you longer to reach your destination.

Coach operators
Coach tours around Jersey are provided by:
• Waverley Coaches
• Tantivy Blue Coach Tours
• Jersey Bus and Coach Tours
• Signature Coaches

Bookings for these services can be bought in advance by phone, online or through your tour operator or accommodation provider. For busy routes and when travelling  at peak times, such as weekends or national holidays, it’s a good idea to book as early as possible to guarantee a seat.

Driving in Jersey
Don’t forget, if you are planning to drive whilst on holiday then you will need a full new style photographic driving licence as well as a certificate of insurance which covers driving in the Channel Islands.

Visa and Passport requirements for Jersey
Although there are no immigration controls currently in place for travelling between the UK and Jersey and there is no requirement to carry a passport (unless you plan a trip to France whilst you are here)

More details of Visa and Passport requirements

 

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