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Portsmouth to St Malo route map

Driving directions and maps

For passengers taking ferries from Portsmouth to St Malo, these maps of Portsmouth and St Malo will help you with driving directions to and from the ports.

Portsmouth is the closest cross-Channel ferry port to London, just a two hour drive away. It is easy to reach with motorway links to the M27 providing fast access to the Midlands and across the South.

St Malo ferry port is accessed via the toll free dual carriageway the N137. The port is clearly sign-posted "Terminal Ferry du Naye" from all the main access routes around St Malo.

Brittany Ferries sailing routes map to France and Spain

St Malo

St. Malo is built in a natural harbour on the Emerald Coast of Brittany. It is a beautiful city with many historic features including a medieval maze, walled town and ancient cathedral. With restaurants specialising in seafood and boutique shops filling the streets, and the sandy beaches of the Brittany coast a stones throw away, St Malo is a holiday resort in it's own right. It is also a perfect place to start to a journey to the Loire, the Dordogne and the Atlantic coast of France.

Find out the driving distances to some popular destinations in the table below.


To Miles (Km)
Bayonne, Aquitaine 433 (693)
Biarritz, Aquitaine 422 (693)
Bordeaux, Aquitaine 323 (520)
Clermont Ferrand, Auvergne 409 (655)
Brest, Brittany 147 (235)
La Baule, Pays de la Loire 128 (206)
Quimper, Brittany 122 (200)
Paris, Ile de France 227 (373)
Poitiers, Poitou Charentes 252 (406)
Tours, Loire Valley 175 (287)
Toulouse, Midi Pyrénées 455 (747)
Bayeux, Normandy 119 (192)
Mont St Michel, Normandy 35 (57)
La Rochelle, Poitou Charentes 197 (323)
Marseille, Provence Côte d'Azur 692 (1114)
Nice, Provence Côte d'Azur 794 (1278)
Angers, Pays de la Loire 127 (204)
Nantes, Pays de la Loire 112 (179)
Saumur, Pays de la Loire 167 (269)

Short breaks in Brittany

Take a trip to Rouen, Bayeux or Honfleur on a short break in Normandy, or have a luxury break in Deauville a popular choice with the rich and famous. Our hotels close to Brittany's sandy beaches are perfect for a family break, and if you take your car with you, you'll have the freedom to explore the region for a really exciting and memorable holiday. Search for a hotel break in Brittany...

Driving in France

Have a look at our driving in France guide for information on breathalysers, crit'air vignette environmental badge, road signs, speed limits, fuel,  autoroutes, safety camera warnings as well as on-the-spot fines.