Caen to Portsmouth is Brittany Ferries' most popular route due to the conveniently placed ports with excellent road links.
We have two ferries regularly operating on this crossing with options to suit everyone. Relax on one of our cruise ferries, Mont St Michel or Normandie, for a crossing of around 6 hours with the option of overnight travel.
A choice of daily sailings with various departure times available
Cabins available for overnight sailings
Caen and Portsmouth 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.
Sailing times from Caen
There is a choice of sailings with up to three sailings every day. Sail in the morning to arrive in England for lunch at 13:15 or choose an afternoon sailing to arrive in the evening. You can also take an overnight crossing to arrive in Portsmouth early in the morning, between 06:30 and 06:45, so you can hit the road early.
Fast access to London and the South East
When you holiday with Brittany Ferries you can sail closer to your destination with a range of routes available so you can choose the port that's best for you and reduce your driving time in France and in the UK. This mile-saving network means you'll be able to spend less on petrol, tolls and other travel expenses and you'll reach your destination faster.
Caen is ideally placed for fast access by motorway from all over France including Paris, the Loire and Southern France. Portsmouth has direct access to the UK’s motorway network with the M27. Head straight up the A3 to arrive in London in less than two hours.