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How long is the ferry crossing from Ramsgate to Ostend?

How long is the ferry crossing from Ramsgate to Ostend?

4 hours
Trans Europe Ferriesa operates Ramsgate to Ostend ferries. They use two ships, the Oleander and the Ostend Spirit. Between them these vessels operate 4 return crossings daily. The crossing time is 4 hours.

Can you get a ferry from UK to Ostend?

This closed the passenger service route between Ramsgate and Ostend. However, you can still reach Belgium by ferry using either our Dover to Calais or Hull to Rotterdam routes and continue to enjoy safe and relaxing ferry travel to mainland Europe.

Do ferries still go to Ostend?

Sorry, the Ostend service is no longer available with Direct Ferries.

Do ferries still run from Ramsgate?

Since 2013, there have been no ferry services from Ramsgate. In 2016, Gefco commenced using the port to import and store cars prior to onward distribution.

Can you sail from Belgium to UK?

Belgium provides an excellent gateway for travelling to northern England or beyond from continental Europe, helping you avoid clocking up unnecessary motorway miles. The cruise like on board experience allows for easy stress free travel.

Where does the Ramsgate ferry go to?

Ramsgate in Kent is the second busiest port in England, catering for freight and passengers daily throughout the year. Ferries from Ramsgate sail to Ostend in Belgium using the ferry operators LD Lines and Transeuropa, and you can find your ferry using the simple AFerry booking form.

Are ferries running to Belgium?

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between England and Belgium operated by 1 ferry company – P&O Ferries. The Hull to Zeebrugge ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 13 hours 15 minutes.

Is Ramsgate still a port?

The Port of Ramsgate is one of 26 municipal ports in England and Wales. It is set on 32 acres of dedicated port land, and is owned and operated by Thanet District Council.

Where can I fish in Ramsgate?

Ramsgate – Ramsgate pier and harbour offers plenty of whiting and some codling in the winter with the rest of the year seeing flatfish such as Dover sole, pouting and some school bass present. Dogfish can be out in number at times can be caught to worm baits fished close in, as can flounder.

Can I just sail to another country?

Absolutely. Sailing does not need to be more difficult than flying or driving as long as you know what is required. The main things to pay attention to are: ports of entry, passport and visa requirements, boat ownership and cruising permits, and custom and quarantine regulations.

Do you need a passport when sailing?

For US Sailings- Non-US Citizens will require a passport and the necessary visa for entry into the United States. For US Sailings – U.S. Citizens may sail using their: Official Birth Certificate and a supporting Government Issued Photo ID, like a driver’s license or an identity card.