Enjoying a holiday in Jersey has never been easier – indeed, it is so practical to reach the island from the UK mainland that some people head here just for a daytrip. As the largest of the Channel Islands, the travel links between Jersey and destinations in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are well established.
And don't worry if you are planning a visit from further afield – taking a flight or ferry from the UK will not add much to your overall travel time and you will be enjoying your break on the island sooner than you think!
Getting to Jersey is simple
Getting to Jersey really has never been easier so it is a practical destination for a holiday if you don't want to spend all your time travelling but are still keen to get away from the mainland.
If you are setting off from London, you will find that there are at least 12 flights to the Channel Island every day, while you will spend less than an hour in the air.
Don't worry if you are planning on travelling from a different region of the UK though – there are now aircraft jetting off to Jersey from more than 25 different airports across the country, including Cardiff, Belfast City and Aberdeen.
You can also take off from destinations as far away as France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Republic of Ireland and other Channel Islands ports.
In addition, you can tailor your journey around your budget, as there are several different airlines that provide flights to the island – many at competitive rates.
Taking your car to Jersey
Flights to Jersey are not your only means of reaching the island. It may be that you are keen to take your own form of transport with you for your break so that you can explore at your own pace.
This is not a problem if you take the ferry here. All you have to do is select the city you would like to depart from. You can choose from the ports at Poole, Portsmouth or Weymouth.
Alternatively, you could choose to stop off on your way back from the continent by taking a ferry from France, while you can also journey by sea from the Republic of Ireland, Alderney, Guernsey or Sark.
Or, to arrive in style, you could even charter a yacht to make the trip as the waters around Jersey are some of the world's finest cruising grounds. To find out more about getting to Jersey, check out all the information on Jersey.com.
Travelling on the island
You will be pleasantly surprised at just how easy it is to travel around Jersey.
The island is small and perfect for exploring by foot, while you could also hire a bicycle during your stay as there is a great coast to coast cycle network including many miles where passengers on two wheels take precedent over cars.
If you have been unable to bring your own vehicle for your stay, you can hire a car and pick it up when you arrive, or you could even choose a scooter if you are travelling alone. And don't worry if you don't have a licence as Jersey has a great public transport service, with buses going to practically every corner of the island.
Finally, to really get your holiday off to a luxurious start, you could even take a private boat or plane! Visit Jersey.com and discover just how easy travelling around Jersey really is!