St Malo to Portsmouth Ferry

The Brittany Ferries St Malo Portsmouth ferry crossing between France and England is the only service operating on this route. With crossing durations from 8 hours 50 minutes, 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

St Malo to Portsmouth Ferry Alternatives

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

St Malo - Portsmouth Ferry Operators

  • Brittany Ferries
    • 7 Sailings Weekly 8 hr 50 min
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Average St Malo Portsmouth Prices

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

St Malo Portsmouth Ferry reviews

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  • "Great service on board!"

    We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of the food served in the main restaurant. The quality and range of choices on the buffet and a la carte menu were excellent and the service was faultless. It was good to have the option of a quiet space in the reclining seat area, something we would have appreciated on the crossing to Santander where we could not escape the loud children's quiz entertainment. The ship is, I believe, due for a refit. It is looking a little worn but overall a very positive experience.

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

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  • "Smooth return"

    A three week visit had turned into a fraught three months through serious illness. We needed a relaxing journey home and that was provided. From the quayside to disembarkation, the staff members were extremely pleasant, the meal was excellent, the cabin clean and comfortable and the crossing was smooth. Thank you.

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

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  • "MOTORCYCLE TRIP HOME"

    I had to make a quick change to the dates of return. On to the phone, quickly changed the date and time, easy. All went fantastically well and to top it all the weather was the best we had all holiday sitting at the back of the ferry. I would definitely use the ferry again to get to that part of France.

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

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  • "First time with Brittany ferries"

    Due to the fuel shortages on whit week, we decided to book a return journey by ferry from St Malo to Portsmouth. Wow, are we glad we did. Having never been on a ferry for many many years, I was pleasantly surprised at how smooth the process was and amazed at what I thought were excellent facilities. We had a cabin last minute and it was clean, comfortable and the ensuite was great. We had a lovely evening meal, and the entertainment for kids was brill. Had a very comfortable sleep, awoke, showered and breakfast - and we were there. Even better no awful drive around London to get home. A complete revelation and we will now always be booking a ferry for the homewards journey.

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

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St Malo Guide

The French city and seaport of St Malo is located in Brittany in the north west of France and lies on the English Channel coast. It was built on an island of granite and has a unique atmosphere, wonderful scenery and lovely beaches. St Malo is popular with tourists from across Europe although for some visitors it is just the start or the end of a vacation to Brittany as they use the town's port to get too and from England. The town is widely regarded as the prettiest channel port in France with its cobbled streets, hotels, bars, restaurants and shops. There are streets and squares lined with tall mansions which are in turn enclosed by a complete circuit of ramparts. The modern harbour now connects the citadel to the mainland.

The Port of St Malo has two new ferry terminals which have good passenger facilities including gift shops, cafes and bureau de change. Ferry services from the port depart to Poole, Portsmouth and Weymouth in England, via the Channel Islands.

Portsmouth Guide

The city of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England in the county of Hampshire. The city, which lies on the English Channel coast, has a long and illustrious maritime history and has connections with the Royal Navy that goes back centuries. The city was also one of the world's greatest shipbuilding centres and constructed the world's first ever dry dock in the 15th century, which is still in use today. The city is still an important base for the Royal Navy and is home to a number of important historical ships including the crowning glory of Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory.

Portsmouth was significantly bombed during the Second World War because of its strategic importance, and as a result the city is a mix of old and new buildings with some of the most historic areas being the Hard and the Point. The nearby suburb of Southsea is a popular destination for families and has a lovely stretch of beach, two piers and a good selection of bars, cafes, restaurants and a theme park at Clarence Pier.

Ferry services from the city's port depart to Le Havre, Bilbao, Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, St Helier, St Peter Port and Ryde.