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Sea crossing to Yeu Island

Sea links to the island of Yeu

Take advantage of the campsite Ile d’Yeu to make the crossings.

The two main service providers serving the island of Yeu are Yeu-Continent and Compagnie Vendéenne.

Compagnie Yeu Continent

Departures take place all year round from the port of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. You have the possibility to board a catamaran (duration of the crossing: 30 minutes) or a cargo ship (70 minutes). Connections are provided all year round, with between 3 and 6 departures per day to Port Joinville. The frequency and times of the crossings vary according to the days and seasons (the first boats leave Port Fromentine at 5:00 a.m. on some days). The modern and comfortable catamarans are equipped with panoramic and air-conditioned lounges with screens, access for people with reduced mobility, luggage space.

Vendéenne Company

This service provider has 3 departure ports:

  • Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie : 60 min crossing, 1 to 3 departures per day from 8:30 am.
  • Fromentine : 45 min crossing, 2 to 6 departures per day from 7:45 am.
  • Barbâtre : 45 min crossing, 1 or 2 departures per day from 8:45 am.

Crossing to the island of Yeu : the rates

Yeu Continent

With Yeu Continent, you can make very interesting savings if you book your tickets in advance, more than a month before the crossing. :

  • Adult : 37 € / 41,10 €.
  • Teenagers (13-18 ans) : 24,70 € / 28,80 €
  • Children (4-13 ans) : 18,40 € / 22,50 €
  • Less than 4 years old : 3,70 € / 7,80 €

The prices indicated are those of return tickets. The first fare corresponds to tickets purchased at least one month in advance, the second to tickets purchased less than one month before the crossing.

Discounts are offered to seniors (+60 years old), students, large families, people with disabilities, those who hold the season ticket and groups of more than 20 people.br>

Small pets are conditionally allowed for an extra charge.

Vendée company

Reservations can be made online on the service provider’s website, by telephone (02 51 60 14 60) or at one of the 3 ticket offices near the ports of departure.

Return ticket prices :

  • Adult ticket: €39.70/li>
  • Juniors (13-18 years old) : 27,70 €
  • Children (4-13 years old) : 21,40 €
  • Less than 4 years old : 5 €.

Senior citizens over 60 years old, large families, students, disabled persons and groups benefit from preferential rates. There are season tickets (Pass’Oya) that allow you to travel at a reduced price on Yeu Island for one year.

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