Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry crossings

Our shortest ferry crossing

A variety of crossings are available on our Portsmouth to Cherbourg route depending on ship.

Portsmouth to Cherbourg sailing times

  • Sailings operate four times a week in July and August 
  • Morning sailings take around 5 hours
  • Weekly sailings available on Sundays from November onwards
  • Sunday sailings are overnight crossings (8 hrs)

Cherbourg to Portsmouth sailing times

  • Sailings operate four times a week in July and August
  • Weekly sailings available on Mondays from November onwards
  • Monday sailings are overnight crossings (8 hrs)

View the full Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry timetable for exact sailing times including seasonal variations.