Poole to France cross channel 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.

Our shortest cruise ferry crossing, Cherbourg is on the western edge of the D-Day sites and is a gateway to the beautiful Cotentin Peninsula.

Our Poole ferry to France sails daily to the port of Cherbourg.

Poole is conveniently reached from Bristol, the Midlands and the South of England with easy access to the motorway network.

The crossing from Poole to Cherbourg takes just 4 hours 30 mins and is the fastest Channel crossing on a cruise ferry that we offer.

Poole ferries to Cherbourg

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.

Cherbourg is ideal for visiting the Manche department of Normandy, Brittany and west France.

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Ferries to France from Poole

A short but leisurely sailing to the tip of the Cotentin Peninsula.

  • Our fastest Channel crossing at just 4½ hours
  • Up to 2 sailings a day to and from Cherbourg
  • Day trips, short breaks and a wide choice of holidays also available

Poole to Cherbourg