Portsmouth to St Malo Ferry

The Brittany Ferries Portsmouth St Malo ferry crossing between England and France is the only service operating on this route. With crossing durations from 11 hours, the route is scheduled to run around 7 times per week.

The regularity and duration of crossing varies from time to time so it is advisable to get a live quote for current availability.

Route and port details

Portsmouth to St Malo Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to France page.

Portsmouth - St Malo Ferry Operators

  • Brittany Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 11 hr
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Average Portsmouth St Malo Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Portsmouth St Malo route is a car and 2 passengers.

Portsmouth St Malo Ferry reviews

  • "good but not good value for money"

    The staff were very competent and the ship was spacious and certainly not overcrowded. The service was very good in the restaurant and although the food looked wonderful, it was extremely limited for vegetarians. We ate a plate of ratatouille, which was very good, but there was no choice for those of us who don't eat meat or fish. I felt that the trip was extremely overpriced and learned from others that they had paid much less for the same journey.

    'Jeanette' travelled Portsmouth St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Bretagne

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  • "8 hours of relaxation"

    Crossing the sea between Portsmouth and St. Malo with Brittany Ferries was worth every penny. Everything was superb; especially the food.

    'Nigel' travelled Portsmouth St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Bretagne

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  • "Round trip to St. Malo from Portsmouth "

    Ship was very clean and comfortable. Food in the self service restaurant was very good value for money and well presented. Plenty of on board activities if required.

    'Anthony' travelled Portsmouth St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Bretagne

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  • "Cabins far too hot, everything else good"

    Boarding took a long time no reason given for the delay, may have been because of the 28 vintage rolls royces that got to go on first, Food in the restaurant really excellent. Very good singer in the main bar, but she needs a stylist to advise her on clothes. Inner cabin so hot it was hard to breath, never mind sleep. Very quick getting off at St Malo. Quick boarding on return, we had a day cabin, which was good for the long crossing, quite restful. Quiz in the bar was fun, although didn't seem to be advertised, just info at the bar, so only 3 teams. Lovely food at the self service restaurant, had one of the best Entrecote steaks I have had perfectly cooked to my request.

    'Alan' travelled Portsmouth St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Bretagne

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Portsmouth Guide

The English city of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire. It is the UK's only island city and is situated around 100 km to the south west of London and 30 km to the east of Southampton. The city's long history is inextricably linked to the sea. It is home to the oldest dry dock in the world still in use and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, the Mary Rose and HMS Warrior. The city is also home to the Royal Marine Commandoes and to a naval base.

The city's port is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations. To the south of the Naval Base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal. The Continental Ferry Terminal is served by ferry services to Le Havre in France and Bilbao in Spain. There are also daily crossings to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo in France, St Helier in Jersey, St Peter Port in Guernsey and to Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

St Malo Guide

Although St. Malo may not be one of the biggest cities in the Brittany area of France, it is close to Mont Saint Michel and is a really good base for visitors to explore the city and its surrounding area. There are a number of popular attractions in the city with the most historic located along the cobblestone alleys around the walled city. The city's ramparts provide a lovely view of the city and immediate surrounding area and the Cathedrale St. Vincent, located on the Place Jean de Chatillon is the city's centrepiece attraction. Also popular in the city are the Fort National, the Chateau de St. Malo, the amazing Grand Aquarium and the city's lovely sandy beaches.

The city is the final destination for the daily Condor Ferry, which starts in Weymouth, England, stopping off at both Guernsey and Jersey along the way.