Boat info – Nearest ports to Aylesbury
Unfortunately, there are no ferry ports in Aylesbury, but the closest ferry ports are:
Dover around 2 hours 30 minutes from Aylesbury
Portsmouth around 1 hours 50 minutes from Aylesbury
Operators, routes, and timetable links:
At P&O Ferries we want to ensure all passengers have a safe, comfortable and enjoyable sailing with us, particularly those who may require additional assistance. That’s why we are dedicated to ensuring we can accommodate our passenger’s needs and special requirements as best we can.
If you or someone you are travelling with has a disability, hidden disability or reduced mobility, you will need to advise us of the level of assistance that you will require for your travel when you make your booking. This will allow our teams to ensure we can accommodate your needs ahead of your journey with us, so you can have a safe and enjoyable experience.
At Brittany Ferries, we value your decision to travel to France or Spain with us, so our mission is to put you in a holiday mood as soon as you’re on board. You can enjoy a great choice of dining – from French and international cuisine to family favourites – a drink at the bar, a visit to the cinema, or even a spot of shopping. Many sailings also offer live entertainment and fun activities for the kids. And when you’re ready to put your feet up, simply relax in the comfort of your own en suite cabin
Portsmouth International port offers lots of facilities to assist passengers with a variety of needs. The terminal and its facilities are easily accessible for wheelchair users.
Travelling with a wheelchair or scooter:
In the link above, you can find a list of facilities for passengers with reduced mobility and special needs onboard all Brittany Ferries ships. You can also see a table showing the facilities available in all the ports.
If you need to bring a wheelchair or mobility scooter on board with you, it is essential that you let us know at the time of booking or as soon as the need is known. Any guests requiring the use of a wheelchair, mobility scooter or other aids to mobility must provide their own. Mobility scooters will only be permitted on board if guests have booked an accessible cabin, or selected suite or mini-suite. Mobility scooters cannot be accepted in standard cabins. A list of the accessible cabins can be found in the accessible cabin section. Mobility scooters can also be taken in selected suites and mini suites, details of which are listed by ship here.
Sunflower lanyard – Hidden Disabilities
If you are a customer with a hidden disability or have a family member with a hidden disability, help is always at hand in our ports or onboard our ships.
We are pleased to be able to offer you a sunflower lanyard to wear on your journey through our Ports and onboard our ships. Wearing a sunflower lanyard allows our Teams to recognise that you have a hidden disability without you needing to declare it. This allows you to travel independently through the Port and onboard our ships, whilst knowing that if you need any additional support during your journey, any of our Team will be able to support you. Our Teams have been trained to recognise the sunflower lanyard and act accordingly.
Sunflower Lanyard Scheme
If you, or someone you are caring for has a disability that may not be immediately apparent, the Sunflower Lanyard acts as a discreet sign for staff that additional support or assistance may be required. The use of the lanyard is voluntary and details of the disability are not needed. If you need special assistance, this should still be highlighted to us during the booking process.
We are proud to be the first within the ferry sector to launch this scheme. Initially the lanyards will be available on our North Sea routes. We are hoping this will encourage other providers to follow suit and help support their customers. We are passionate about our customer’s experience and providing inclusive transport, we understand travel and unfamiliar surroundings can present challenges for some of our customers.
If you wish to request a lanyard before travel, you can contact us by email on firstname.lastname@example.org. A lanyard will then be posted to you within 7 days.
Additionally you have the option of collecting a lanyard on your day of travel, this can be requested when you check in for your sailing or from our reception desk on board.
For more details on this scheme and how it can be of use to you please visit the hidden disabilities website
Guide dogs and assistance dogs
If you are travelling with a registered assistance dog, it is essential that you notify us at the time of booking. The dog must comply with the guidelines for taking your pet abroad. You must carry proof that your animal is an Assistance Dog. You will be responsible for the welfare of the dog at all times. Please note that sea travel can be distressing for animals and the safety and comfort of other passengers should not be compromised.