Portsmouth to Guernsey Ferry

Connecting the port city of Portsmouth on the coast of England with the island of Guernsey within the Channel Islands, this ferry route provides one of the major connections between England and Guernsey.

With up to 7 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, and with sail times of between 7 hours, and 12 hours and 55 minutes, there are plenty of ferries to choose from, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Portsmouth to Guernsey sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Portsmouth - Guernsey Ferry Operators

Average Portsmouth Guernsey Prices

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

Portsmouth Guernsey Ferry reviews

  • "To Sark and Back"

    We love travelling with Condor on the Commodore Clipper. It is a comfortable, gentle start and end to the holiday in Sark. We have been doing this for many years, and would not wish to change. A reclining seat to Guernsey, and a cabin for the return journey, add to the comfort. The food is good, and the service (especially from the Purser) is excellent. There is just one thing that causes us anxiety - that is, will we get to Guernsey in time to catch the 5pm boat to Sark? Usually we do, though on 2 occasions we have had to find accommodation in Guernsey for the night, as we have missed the Sark boat. Apart from the hassle, it adds expense to the holiday. On several occasions it has been a close thing. Our son and family has has the same problem. Although everyone has done their best to help it would be ideal if either the Commodore Clipper could get to Guernsey a bit sooner, or Sark Shipping leave a bit later - then the inevitable delays that occur from time to time would not be so crucial.

    'David' travelled Portsmouth Guernsey with Condor Ferries

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  • "Nice food"

    Nice friendly staff and superb food

    'Rosa' travelled Portsmouth Guernsey with Condor Ferries on Commodore Clipper

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  • "Good experience"

    The cabin was comfortable. The ship has no forward views- you need to pay a premium for either seating or a cabin with this, but other than that the staff were really friendly and helpful and the lounge areas were airy and comfortable.

    'Margaret' travelled Portsmouth Guernsey with Condor Ferries on Commodore Clipper

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  • "Family trip"

    Our family with young children really enjoyed our ferry trip, we booked a cabin both ways and were very glad we did, it meant we had a private room as a base, to watch dvds, play games and read whilst relaxing on the beds. It was worth getting the deluxe cabin with a window facing the front, we had a great view of the islands. Our children enjoyed going outside on deck to see the naval ships in Portsmouth and the islands. Instead of being a difficult 12 hour journey with young children they enjoyed the adventure. Definitely recommend a cabin both for day and night. Only downside was the cafe was expensive so take snacks and drinks.

    'Anonymous' travelled Portsmouth Guernsey with Condor Ferries on Commodore Clipper

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Portsmouth to Guernsey Ferry

The city of Portsmouth is one the major port cities in England, with a rich maritime history that can be dated back many centuries, thanks to its perfect location by the English Channel, and has all the unique architecture and historical monuments that you may expect from such an old English town. The ferry port here is incredibly well connected, serving 9 different destinations across Europe, as well as quick access to many places in the UK, and the ferry terminal here is well stocked for all your needs, with a seating area, cafes, and a car park.

The island of Guernsey is one of the most popular islands in the Channel, thanks to its picturesque port, rolling hills, stunning cliffs, and has over 27 bays and beaches for visitors to explore. Within sailing distance of not only the rest of the Channel Islands, but also the coasts of England and France, Guernsey is very well linked, and the port itself is within the main town, giving you access to all the facilities and transport links that you may need.

Portsmouth to Guernsey Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 7 ferries running per week, provided by 1 ferry operator, Condor Ferries, 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 Guernsey from Portsmouth take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 7 hours, to 12 hours and 35 minutes, to 12 hours and 55 minutes, and this variation is due to numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.

Portsmouth to Guernsey Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Guernsey from Portsmouth will cost is defined by many separate factors, 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 handy 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.

Can I take my Car on the Ferry to Guernsey from Portsmouth?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.