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As an island there are two ways of getting to Jersey, by sea or by air.

By Sea: 

Condor Ferries run fast daytime services from Poole and Weymouth (journey takes about four hours), and a slow overnight and day ferry from Portsmouth.  You can also get to Jersey from Guernsey (one hour) and St Malo (one hour). See www.condorferries.co.uk

For French travellers, or those holidaying in Normandy, there are summer ferries with Manche Iles Express from Granville and Carteret (one hour) at times designed to make a day trip to Jersey possible. See www.manche-iles-express.com

By Air: 

Flybe have a number of direct routes into Jersey. As well as frequent flights from Southampton, which serves as connecting hub, there are regular flights from Birmingham, East Midlands, Cardiff, Exeter, Bristol and Manchester, plus weekly summer services from airports including Aberdeen, Inverness, Doncaster-Sheffield, Newcastle, Norwich and Belfast City. www.flybe.com

British Airways operate frequent flights from London Gatwick, where you can connect from international or regional services.  www.britishairways.com

Easyjet run daily flights from London Gatwick plus a regular service from Liverpool and Glasgow.  www.easyjet.com

Jet 2 operate summer flights from Belfast International, Leeds-Bradford and Blackpool.  www.jet2.com

Aer Lingus fly from Cork and Dubin in the summer.  www.aerlingus.com 

Blue Islands go from Bristol, Southampton, Guernsey, Manchester and London City. www.blueislands.com

Aurigny fly from London Stansted and Guernsey. www.aurigny.com