Less people coming back than booked outbound?

You can book different passenger numbers on each leg of your reservation during the second stage of the booking process in our fare finder. See below for instructions on how to do this.

  • Find our farefinder on our homepage.
  • Once you have entered your journey details and dates, click next and you will be taken to the second stage of the booking process.
  • Here you are required to enter your passenger numbers.
  • Simply click the 'same each way' to deselect this.
  • You can then edit your passenger numbers for each leg of your journey in the 'departing' and 'returning' fields. 

If you are using our new Mobile App please follow the steps above.

Our phone lines are currently very busy

Due to the recent UK and EU government announcements regarding changes to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we are currently dealing with an unprecedented number of calls to our contact centre team.

We kindly ask that in order to gain answers to your travel queries quicker, please first consider using our Help Centre above to find the latest travel requirements, entry rules and testing information needed prior to your departure.

If you wish to speak to an advisor regarding your booking, any amendments or cancellations you can contact us via the methods below. If your query relates to travel in more than 7 days time, please try contacting us again closer to your travel date. We’re working hard to assist those with immediate travel requirements. We thank you for your co-operation and patience at this busy time.


If you do prefer to contact us in writing, our postal adress is:

P&O Ferries
Channel House
Channel View Road
CT17 9TJ


Please send any questions or comments to: or submit an enquiry.


Contact our call centre on 01304 44 88 88 between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Sunday.

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