An old port town that is known primarily for providing cross channel ferries, Cherbourg is a unique place to visit, thanks to its incredibly beautiful architecture, that can be seen through the array of churches that are scattered across the town, as well as the popular museums that show the towns rich history, and especially its links to the French navy, and there are also many stretches of beaches and seafronts for you to explore and enjoy before your journey.
The ferry port here is one of the busier ferry ports, although it is not nearly as busy as the largest ports of Calais and Dunkirk, and there are ferry routes running from here not only across the Channel, but also to destinations in Ireland, so there is plenty of variety in ferry choices.
Cherbourg Ferry Schedule
The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 22 ferries running per week, across 4 ferry routes, with 7 ferries running per week to Poole, 9 ferries per week running to Portsmouth, 3 ferries per week running to Dublin, and 3 ferries per week running to Rosslare, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this ferry route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.
How long does the Ferry to Cherbourg take?
Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can greatly vary, between 3 hours, to 4 hours and 30 minutes, to 10 hours and 15 minutes, to 16 hours, to 17 hours and 15 minutes, to 18 hours, to 18 hours and 30 minutes, to 19 hours and 30 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons. These can include changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.
Cherbourg Ferry Prices
How much the ferry to Cherbourg will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.
Cherbourg Port Facilities
At Cherbourg ferry port, you will find a passenger terminal that has all the basic facilities that you may need, including a seating area, a small shop, a café, and storage facilities, and there are also plenty of disabled facilities here. There are also many transport links here, as the terminal is located close to the city, so has access to the local bus routes, as well as a taxi rank, and is within easy driving distance of Paris and other major destinations.