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For anyone who wants France faster

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

Try our high-speed service this spring from just £79 per person return

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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Sail high-speed and take advantage of our latest offers to France

Enjoy up to 4 days in France

Book now enjoy up to 4 days in France from £158 return for a car and two people - that's just £79 per person.

Cherbourg's great road links allow you to explore the history of Normandy including the D-Day sites, and the magnificent Bayeux Tapestry. Alternatively you could just stay local and relax in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotentin peninsula.

Book by 30 April 2017 for travel until 24 May 2017.

Breaks in our best-selling hotels in France

Would you like to get away from it all for 2, 3 or 4 nights in France at a great price?

We have selected our customers' favourite hotels, in the most popular locations, to offer you a short stay from as little as £119* per person for 2 nights' bed and breakfast when travelling on our daytime ferry crossings.

Book by 30 June for travel until 31 December 2017.

Save up to 25% on selected cottages in France

Book now and save up to 25% on selected cottage holidays even during May half-term and the summer school holidays.

Cherbourg Cruise & Stay from only £65 pp

Discover the delightful port of Cherbourg without your car with this special one night getaway.

Gourmet break in Cherbourg from £93 pp

Sail to Cherbourg and enjoy a 3 course dinner at a choice of restaurants plus a one night hotel stay