Le Havre Ferry Port & Terminal guide
Ferry port facilities, directions and transport information
Perfect for those travelling from London and the South, setting sail from Portsmouth to Le Havre on our high speed vessel, the Normandie Express takes you closer to Paris and eastern France than any of our other sailings.
Le Havre ferry port is a multipurpose commercial port at the mouth of the River Seine and is the second largest ferry port in France. Close to the Pont du Normandie it has direct motorway links to many popular destinations in France.
Address & contact details
Terminal de la Citadelle
Tel: 02 35 51 10 20
GPS co-ordinates: 49.485412, 0.114563
There are vending machines available offering coffee and snacks.
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor of the terminal building and are accessible via a lift.
- 3 storey terminal building has lifts to all levels
- Disabled toilet facilities are located on the first floor
- Bus for disabled foot passengers has a ramp for wheelchairs
- Disabled parking is available at the front of the terminal building
- Wheelchairs are available in the terminal in case of emergencies
Seating is available on the ground floor and second floor of the terminal building which is accessible via a lift.
The Brittany Ferries desk is located on the ground floor of the terminal building.
There are toilets located on the first floor of the terminal building and are accessible via a lift. After check-in there are toilets located in the building at the end of the car lanes.
Travelling with Dogs
Dogs are allowed in all areas of the port including the terminal but they must be on a lead and muzzled. After check-in there is a small grassed area alongside the car lanes. There is also a small grassed area just outside of the port.
The nearest park to the port is forêt de Montgeon, a 270 hectare park located in the north of Le Havre (14 minutes drive).Le Havre at night - Copyright: H.Maunder Le Volcan - Copyright: H.Maunder The Pont de Normandie Le Havre Terminal Building The Volcan cultural centre in Le Havre at night - Copyright: OTAH An aerial view of Le Havre port and city in the distance - Copyright: Patrice LE BRIS
The terminal is close to the city centre of Le Havre and you should follow signs for 'Terminal de Citadelle' and 'Ferries'. The A131 takes you east out of the city to join the A13 that goes direct to Paris, less than 200km away. The A29 takes you north towards Amiens. Crossing the toll bridge Pont du Normandie takes you down into Normandy, passing close to Honfleur.
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Taxis are available at the terminal. The cost is approximately €7 to the train station and €10 to the city centre.
As well as the shuttle bus to the train station, there are bus stops near the entrance of the port. Buses marked 'Centre Ville' will take you into the town centre, around 10 minutes away.
Just a few minutes' walk from the ferry terminal is Le Havre SNCF train station. There is also a shuttle bus between the ferry terminal and the train station. Regional trains depart from Le Havre as well as a regular service to Paris that takes just over 2 hours.
Le Havre to Paris St Lazare station
Le Havre ferry port is a great choice for foot passengers wishing to travel to Paris. With regular departures from Le Havre SNCF station, Paris is accessible in just over 2 hours. For train times and to book a ticket visit uk.voyages-sncf.com/en/.
Le Havre ferry terminal has both short and long-term parking facilities with convenient parking spaces for disabled drivers.
After serious devastation during the WW2 bombings, Le Havre has risen phoenix-like from the ashes to become a recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site for its post-war architecture.
Read our Le Havre City Guide.
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