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For anyone who wants France faster

Sail high-speed from Portsmouth to Cherbourg in just 3 hours!

Our convenient morning sailings aboard Normandie Express mean you'll be in Normandy at lunchtime, allowing plenty of time to explore Cherbourg and its surrounding coastline or push on to your destination further south. There's also a choice of additional sailings over the weekend or you can mix and match our high speed service with any of our cruise sailings to make your perfect itinerary.

High-speed route benefits

  • Sail daily from the easily accessible port of Portsmouth between 20 April and 12 September 2017
  • Fast access to a network of major roads for destinations in Normandy, Brittany, the Loire and beyond
  • Arrive in France in just 3 hours

En-route there's space to relax and the freedom to walk around. Comfortable seating, bars, café and a small boutique making Normandie Express an enjoyable alternative to those who prefer to travel in style, but to travel quickly too.

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