Cross-Channel ferries to France from the UK

Brittany Ferries offers the most convenient cross Channel ferries to France, with the widest choice of ferry crossings. Depart from Portsmouth, Plymouth or Poole and travel to Cherbourg, St Malo, Caen, Le Havre or Roscoff for a direct Channel crossing to your holiday in France.

Choose your most convenient car ferry to France from the UK from speedy fast-craft crossings and relaxing daytime or overnight cruises, with daily sailings on most routes and a choice of departure times to suit you.

Find out just how much easier it is to travel by ferry with your family in our Ferry to France vs Plane Infographic.

The widest choice of ferry crossings to France

Portsmouth to France ferries

Portsmouth is the closest ferry port to London and with direct access from the motorway is easily reached from the Midlands and Southern England.

Portsmouth to Caen
Portsmouth to St Malo

Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Portsmouth to Le Havre

Plymouth to France ferries

Plymouth is easy to reach from Wales and the West Country saving you many miles of driving. Fast access to the port from the motorway ensures a stress free journey. 

Plymouth to Roscoff

Poole to France ferries

Short crossing times make the Poole ferry route ideal for daytrips and short breaks to Cherbourg, which is also a great place to start onward journeys into France.

Poole to Cherbourg


Ferries to France

Ferry routes to France from Portsmouth, Poole & Plymouth

  • Crossings from as little as five hours
  • Day and overnight cruises
  • Mix and match your routes
Portsmouth to Caen Book
Portsmouth to Cherbourg Book
Portsmouth to Le Havre Book
Portsmouth to St Malo Book
Poole to Cherbourg Book
Plymouth to Roscoff Book

Ireland to France ferries

Sail from Ireland to France with Brittany Ferries' on our Cork to Roscoff ferry route. This route set sail once a week to France for convenient overnight departures arriving into Roscoff in the morning. 

Cork to Roscoff