High speed ferry

Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to Cherbourg catamaran

The Portsmouth to Cherbourg fast ferry is the Normandie Express - taking just 3 hours to sail from port to port, this fast catamaran carries up to 850 passengers and 235 cars on each crossing. Enjoy panoramic views from the comfortable lounge with a café au lait and a French croissant and relax into your holiday.

  • The Portsmouth to Cherbourg sailing takes just 3 hours
  • Fully stocked bar and café offering onboard refreshments
  • Comfortable lounge with reclining seats

The fast ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg is especially suitable for passengers taking short breaks in Normandy where time is precious. The speedy crossing with fuss-free boarding and disembarkation means you reach Cherbourg more quickly so you can start your holiday sooner.