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Landbridge ferries from UK to France

Portsmouth to Caen Ferries

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Popular sailings to Caen

Portsmouth to Caen is Brittany Ferries' most popular route due to these conveniently placed ports' excellent road links. Sailing on board Mont St Michel or Normandie, you'll enjoy the comfortable cabins on overnight sailings. 

  • Crossing time of 6 to 7 hours
  • 2 or 3 sailings (including 1 overnight crossing) every day

Caen is a great destination in itself as an historic city with links to William the Conqueror  and is close to Bayeux, home of the famous tapestry, and the D-Day Landing Beaches. And it is only a 2 and half hour drive to Paris!

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Portsmouth to St Malo Ferries

Overnight ferries to France

Our Portsmouth to St Malo ferry crossing is a popular choice for a relaxing cruise sailing direct into Brittany. Travel overnight while you sleep away the miles aboard our ships, Bretagne or our flagship Pont-Aven, which offer first rate onboard accommodation, dining and facilities.

  • Daily overnight sailings to St Malo departing in the evening for a meal on board
  • Return sailings to the UK leave mid-morning for a relaxed cruise back

Portsmouth and St Malo are easily accessed by motorway for a hassle free drive to and from the ports. Portsmouth offers shopping, dining and famous naval attractions and St Malo is a beautiful, historic city to visit - a tourist destination in its own right. Mont St Michel, the world famous abbey on its tidal island, is only a short drive away.

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Portsmouth to Cherbourg Ferries

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Sail to Cherbourg in just 3 hours

Our Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry provides perfect crossing options for passengers travelling from London and the South who want to get to France fast. Sail on our fast-craft, Normandie Express, and get to Cherbourg in just 3 hours.

  • 1 day sailing every day between mid April and early September
  • Comfortable lounge and excellent onboard facilities

The Norman city of Cherbourg has a rich naval history and the harbour, marina and old fishing port each wait to be explored. Portsmouth and Cherbourg both have easy access to motorways for a fast and convenient journey to and from the port.

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Portsmouth to Le Havre Ferries

Sail to Le Havre in just 3hrs 45 mins

Our Portsmouth to Le Havre ferry provides perfect crossing options for passengers travelling to Paris and eastern France who want to get to their destination quickly. Sail on our fast-craft Normandie Express and get to Le Havre in just 3hrs 45 mins.

  • Morning day sailings 4 days a week from late May to early September
  • Comfortable lounge and excellent onboard facilities

Portsmouth and Le Havre are large ports with a range of local amenities and facilities. They are easily reached with access to excellent road networks to ensure your journey is as smooth as possible and Le Havre has fast roads on which to continue your onward journey in France.

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Poole to Cherbourg ferries

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Sail to France in just 4hrs 30 mins

Cruise across the English Channel from Poole in just 4½ hours on Barfleur and enjoy excellent onboard facilities and comfortable cabins.You'll arrive in France in the early afternoon just after lunch. 

  • Poole to Cherbourg in as little as 4½ hours
  • 1 day sailing every morning with day cabins available

Poole and Cherbourg are pleasant ports with a range of local amenities and facilities. Poole is a charming town famous for its beaches and stunning houses at Sandbanks whilst Cherbourg has a renowned maritime heritage.

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Plymouth to Roscoff ferries

Sail to Western Brittany in just 6 hours

Brittany Ferries' offers a direct sailing into Brittany with our Plymouth to Roscoff ferry route. Two of our cruise ferries, Armorique and our flagship Pont-Aven, make crossings on this route providing comfortable cabins and restaurants, shops and great entertainment onboard.

  • One or two sailings departing each day with day or overnight sailings available
  • Sail from Plymouth to Roscoff in 6-8 hours

Plymouth and Roscoff have great access to fast road networks so driving to and from the ports is easy. Plymouth is an historic port city where the picturesque Barbican area has shops, restaurants and attractions whilst Roscoff is a delightful fishing village with quayside restaurants and tourist attractions, including botanical gardens, and is regarded as the birthplace of thalassotherapy.

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UK and France ports

Information about our ports including directions, driving distances, facilities at the port, parking and more.

Cruise ferries

View ship information and video guides to on board services for our cross channel cruise ferries.

High speed ferry

Our ship guide has everything you need to know about services and facilities on board our high speed ferry to France.