Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferries

Sail to Cherbourg in just 3 hours

Our Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry provides perfect crossing options for passengers travelling from London and the South who want to get to France fast. Sail on our fast-craft the Normandie Express and get to Cherbourg in just 3 hours.

  • Portsmouth to Cherbourg in just 3 hours
  • Comfortable lounge and excellent onboard facilities

Portsmouth is a vibrant city with a rich maritime heritage and busy harbour quarter. The Norman city of Cherbourg also has a long naval history and the harbour, marina and old fishing port each wait to be explored. Portsmouth and Cherbourg both have easy access to motorways for a fast and convenient journey.

 Convenient sailing times

Choose a morning sailing from Portsmouth between Friday and Sunday at 07:30hrs (high season) and you'll be in France in time for lunch! Whether you are planning a day trip, a weekend break or a longer holiday, get to France faster with Brittany Ferries and make the most of your trip.

Time saving onward journeys

Spend less time travelling and more time on your holidays with our mile-saving route network. Choose the route most convenient for your destination to enjoy a shorter drive in France, saving you time and money. 

  • Enjoy free flowing traffic on the modern motorway network from Cherbourg to Paris and holiday France
  • Portsmouth is only two hours drive from London

Plan your route with our driving distances from Cherbourg and discover holiday accommodation to match your needs. Choose from campsites, holiday cottages, gites and hotels to create your perfect holiday.