A number of scheduled services enable you to reach Alderney easily and quickly.
From the mainland, Aurigny Air Services www.aurigny.com fly direct from Southampton. Flights from other UK/French airports require a transfer in the small, friendly airport on Guernsey.
From the Channel Islands, Aurigny Air Services www.aurigny.com fly to Alderney from Guernsey and from Jersey via Guernsey.
From France and inter-island, the private service called Ma Compagnie are available for charter www.ma-compagnie.aero
Aurigny Air Services will transport pets to Alderney. They travel in the cabin with their owners. Please contact the airline for more details.
Aurigny Air Services also charter flights upon request. This is a popular option for groups visiting the island.
You can also fly to Alderney from a number of major British airports, via Guernsey or, Jersey (via Guernsey).
Getting to Alderney by sea – Back to top
Scheduled sea links to Alderney available from France:
Vedettes du Cotentin: carries (12 passengers) from and to Dielette (nr. Cherbourg).
To view the 2013 timetable please click here. For bookings www.vedettesducotentin.com or by phone 0033 7 60 20 20 40
Victor Hugo: high speed passenger ferry operated by Manche Iles Express. Scheduled sailings from Dielette (nr. Cherbourg), St. Peter Port (Guernsey) from April to September. The timetables are available to download below.
For further information and updates please visit www.manche-iles-express.com
Lady Maris II: (12 passengers) to and from Cherbourg every Wednesday and Saturday, and every Thursday to and from Guernsey, Sark and Herm. The 2013 timetable can be viewed/downloaded here. Bookings with www.alderneygiftbox.com
Scheduled sea links to Alderney available from the UK:
Channel Seaways Ltd: operates from May – September, Poole/Alderney/Poole. Limited availability (subject to weather). Enquiries/bookings: Tel. 01481 824484
From the UK via France, Brittany Ferries operates an overnight or fast ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg in time for a connection with Lady Maris II to Alderney www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/ferry-routes.
Scheduled sea links to Alderney available from Guernsey:
From Guernsey, Bumblebee Boat Cruises offers regular crossings in comfort and safety between Guernsey and Alderney. Minimal check-in times, lower fares, relaxed baggage policy and outstanding customer service make Bumblebee a great travel choice. For more information and their current schedule check out www.bumblebee.gg, email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)1481 720200
Charter trips – Back to top
Lady Maris II and Voyager carry 12 passengers and are licensed to operate charters between the islands, France, the UK South Coast and Alderney.
Book Lady Maris II with www.alderneygiftbox.com.
Book Voyager at McAllisters Wet Fish Shop in Victoria Street, Alderney. Tel: +44 (0)1481 823666.or +44 (0)7781 160 260
Private travel to Alderney – Back to top
If you are planning to visit Alderney by Private Aircraft then please click the link for information for private pilots.
If you are planning to sail to Alderney by yacht or motorboat then please click the link for yachtsmens’ information.