Cherbourg to Poole is Brittany Ferries' shortest route and is perfect for those wanting to reach the UK quickly from France. Taking as little as 4 hours 30 minutes, Cherbourg to Poole is our fastest crossing.
Choose from short evening sailings or a leisurely overnight crossing.
Overnight sailings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until July
Daily evening sailings throughout peak season
Cherbourg and Poole 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 Cherbourg
Our regular evening sailings leave Cherbourg at 18:15 to arrive into Poole at 21:45. Until July, take the overnight sailings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays to leave at 21:45 and arrive in the UK at 07:00. The sailing gives you time to have a good sleep on board so you can arrive refreshed when you get to Poole. You’ll be in time for breakfast and ready for your onward journey.
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.
Cherbourg is ideally placed for those travelling from the Cotentin peninsula, lower Normandy and the Loire. Poole is the perfect gateway to visiting the West Country and Southern England.