With flight times from just 40 minutes and ferries from 3 hours, we're closer to the UK than you think.


By Air

Aurigny flies to 15 destinations in the UK and Europe; Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London City, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Newquay, Paris and Southampton.

Aurigny

Blue Islands flies to 12 destinations in the UK and Europe with some routes via codeshare with Loganair; Southampton, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, East Midlands, Exeter, Norwich and Jersey. Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle are operated via a codeshare with Loganair.

Blue Islands

Channel Jet is an airline based in Guernsey with a fleet of 19 Eclipse jets and are able to provide direct links to the UK and Europe, with ad hoc on-demand charter, discounted block hours sales and Fractional Ownership opportunities for frequent travellers. 

Channel Jet

Private Aircraft

We are embedded in the Channel Islands Control Zone, so a flight plan and a call to Jersey Control or Approach ten minutes before the boundary is required.  Jersey will clear you into the zone, then hand you to Guernsey Approach, who will integrate your arrival with our commercial traffic.

 Channel Island Airspace VRF Flight Planning Guide

Guernsey Airport - General Aviation

 

By Sea

St Peter Port harbour is one of the prettiest in Europe and the island’s capital provides the perfect backdrop when arriving by sea. As a foot passenger, or if travelling with your car, motorcycle or bicycle, your ferry will deliver you straight into the heart of the island’s capital.

Condor Ferries 

A fast ferry service operates between Guernsey, Jersey, Poole and St Malo with journeys to the Poole taking as little as 3 hours. A traditional ferry also operates in all weathers, all-year-round, from Portsmouth.

Private Vessels

Planning on sailing to Guernsey under your own steam? Visiting craft will be met on arrival by a member of the marina’s staff who will issue you with mooring directions. Customs and Immigration forms, given on arrival by port control staff, must be completed before coming ashore.  If you intend to stay longer than 14 days, you must have prior permission from the Harbour Authority.

Guernsey Harbour's Facilities

Photographic Identification

If you are arriving into the Channel Islands direct from the UK or Republic of Ireland, you do not need a passport but all visitors do require some form of photographic identification. Irrespective of your nationality if you are arriving from outside the UK or Republic of Ireland you must have a valid passport. If you are in doubt over acceptable forms of ID, please contact your carrier directly.

Non-British/European Economic Area nationals travelling to the Channel Islands from outside the UK or Republic of Ireland, should check whether they require a visa. If a visa is required it must be obtained prior to travel from a British Consulate or British High Commission in their usual country of residence.

For further details on immigration, please contact the Guernsey Border Agency Office on +44(0)1481 221417 or e-mail immigration@gba.gov.gg.