France England Ferry Map

How to book ferries from France to England

At directferries.co.uk you’ll find all options for travelling by ferry from France to England in one quick and easy search.

Our ferry comparison engine searches for the cheapest available prices at times closest to when you want to travel ensuring you find the ideal ferry from France to England.

Use our Fare Search to view and book France England ferry crossings now or alternatively, visit our Ferries to England page to find ferries from other countries.
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France to England Ferry Guide

There is no shortage of options to choose from when it comes to selecting a ferry from France to England. There are 5 ferry companies with a combined offering of 13 ferry routes connecting Dieppe to Newhaven, Caen to Portsmouth, Cherbourg to Poole & Portsmouth, Le Havre to Portsmouth, Roscoff to Plymouth, St Malo to Portsmouth, Plymouth, Weymouth & Poole, Calais to Dover, Dunkirk to Dover, Calais to Dover, Cherbourg to Poole & Portsmouth & St Malo to Portsmouth, Plymouth, Weymouth & Poole.

The fastest route between France and England is Calais to Dover with a crossing duration of around 1 hour 30 minutes. With so many routes on offer we make it simple by comparing all similar routes in one search so you can quickly find what you are looking for.

About France:

France has been one of the world's most popular tourist destinations for many years and is one of the most diverse countries in the world.

With a variety of landscapes, its charming people and the richness of its culture, France really is an ideal destination for the holidaymaker. Paris with its iconic monuments and Europe’s most popular theme park and also the French Riviera in the south east get the headlines, but there is so much more to see and do.

Whether you're up for an adventure holiday, a spa break, relaxing on a beach, castle hop, shopping or simply people watching, you can do it all in France. And, however many times you visit, there is always something to discover.

With its central position in Western Europe, France is the perfect gateway by ferry to the surrounding countries and islands of the Mediterranean and the English Channel. With numerous ferry companies operating crossings to and from France, destinations include the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and North Africa.

About England:

England is the largest and most populous of the four 'home nations' that make up the United Kingdom.

Geographically England is defined as the region in the central and southern parts of the United Kingdom with Scotland to the North, Wales to the West and North Ireland to the West across the Irish Sea.

England can be divided into Northern England, the Midlands and Southern England with London in the South as the capital and centre of finance and culture.

Ferry travel is a very popular and well developed mode of reaching England, especially with visitors from Ireland and Northern Europe. It is an island after all.

With a choice of numerous ferry ports on offer connecting the likes of Ireland across the Irish Sea, France across the channel and Holland across the North Sea, it is no surprise that crossings to England and its numerous world class ports are managed by some of the largest, luxurious and most well-known ferry companies in operation.

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