Portsmouth to France ferries

Brittany Ferries fleet of Portsmouth ferries to France provide a wide selection of sailing times and dates. All ferries offer superior onboard comfort and carry both cars and passengers. Select between cruise ferries for relaxing day or overnight sailings and, for the quickest crossings, our fast ferries sail from Portsmouth to France in 3 hours.

Portsmouth is the closest ferry port to London and with direct access from the motorway is easily reached from the Midlands and Southern England. 

Portsmouth ferries to Cherbourg, Caen, Le Havre & St Malo

Portsmouth to Caen ferries

Cruise across from Portsmouth to Caen in under 6 hours during the day or sail overnight.

The perfect gateway for Normandy, Caen has an excellent road network for all of France. It is the best route to take for the D-Day sites.

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Portsmouth to St Malo ferries

Cruise to St Malo in just under 11 hours overnight and sail back on a daytime crossing.

With easy access to the Loire, St Malo is a good starting point for holidays in the Dordogne and south west France.

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Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferries

The Portsmouth fast-craft ferry crossing to Cherbourg takes just 3 hours with departures every day.

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

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Portsmouth to Le Havre ferries

Cruise to Le Havre onboard Etretat or Baie de Seine our économie services.

Le Havre has good road links to eastern France, as well as Normandy, plus the centre of Paris is just a 2 hour drive away.

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Ferries to France from Portsmouth

The closest port to London offers the widest choice of routes to France

  • Fast-craft, day or night cruises
  • Mix and match your routes
  • Day trips, short breaks and a wide choice of holidays also available

Portsmouth to Caen

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Portsmouth to Cherbourg

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Portsmouth to Le Havre

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Portsmouth to St Malo

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