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Portsmouth to Caen

  • Up to 3 sailings a day
  • 6 or 7 hours Cruise Ferry with comfortable cabins & fine dining
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Portsmouth to Caen ferries

Cruise sailings to Caen

Portsmouth to Caen is Brittany Ferries' most popular route due to the conveniently placed ports with excellent road links.

We have two ferries operating on this crossing with options to suit everyone. Relax on one of our cruise ferries Mont St Michel or Normandie for a 6 to 7 hour crossing with the option of overnight travel.

  • A choice of daily sailings with various departure times available
  • Cabins available for overnight sailings 

Portsmouth and Caen are bustling ports with plenty of amenities close at hand. They have excellent access to fast road networks to make sure you have a hassle free start to your journey.

Ferry options from Portsmouth

Overnight sailings from Portsmouth are available every day and allow an early arrival in Caen to make your holiday last longer. Alternatively travel out early morning arriving in Caen mid afternoon.

Mile-saving route network

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Brittany Ferries mile-saving network offers a range of ports and routes so you can sail closer to your destination saving on driving time in France and reducing your spend on petrol, tolls and other travel expenses.

  • The French motorway network is easily accessed from Caen and provides a fast route to Paris, the Loire and Southern France
  • Portsmouth ferry port is within 2 hours drive of London and there is direct access to the city from the M27 motorway

Our guide to driving distances from Caen can help you choose a holiday destination and plan your route effectively. Discover our exclusive selection of holiday accommodation - there's something to suit every budget from affordable self-catering gites or campsites to luxurious hotels.