Poole to Cherbourg ferries

Sail to France in just 4 hrs 30 mins

Poole to Cherbourg is Brittany Ferries' shortest crossing making it an especially convenient choice. For our fastest conventional cruise ferry sailing to France, choose the Barfleur and reach Cherbourg in just  4½ hours.

  • Poole to Cherbourg in as little as 4 hrs 30 mins

Poole and Cherbourg are pleasant ports with a range of local amenities and facilities. They are easily reached with access to excellent road networks to ensure your journey is as smooth as possible.

Sailing times from Poole

With morning departures throughout most of the year, our sailing times from Poole each day ensure that you arrive in Cherbourg early to enjoy more of your holiday in France. Throughout the summer there's up to two sailings a day with afternoon and overnight sailings available as well. 

Mile-saving route network

With Brittany Ferries you can start your holiday sooner. Our mile-saving route network means you'll save time and money with a shorter drive once you arrive in France.

  • You'll find an uncrowded and modern road network from Cherbourg to Paris, the Loire and further south
  • Make a convenient start from Poole ferry port, easily accessed from the West Country and Southern England

Use our driving distances from Cherbourg to help you plan your route and explore our range of holiday accommodation options to suit any budget or lifestyle from campsites and gites to luxury hotels - your perfect holiday starts here!