Portsmouth
Le Havre
Ferries to France
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Portsmouth to St Malo Ferry

The Portsmouth St Malo ferry route connects England with France. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Brittany Ferries. The crossing operates up to 7 times each week with sailing duration from around 11 hours.

If you want to travel by ferry to France, Portsmouth St Malo sailing duration and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

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Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry reviews

  • "Portsmouth - le Havre one way good Return disastrous "

    Portsmouth - le Havre night trip in a cabin was very good even with high wind and sea. Return was disastrous : boat cancelled with no good reason report a day after with a boat that arrived one hour behind. Missed my train to London and got only a train to Woking and then had to pay 100£ a taxi ! Finished paying more than with eurostar !

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  • " Baie de Seine"

    Small boat, not good in rough seas!

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  • "portsmouth le havre"

    A last second price hike, an empty or nearly, ship. Why then was I directed to park (along with a few other cars) on the upper deck outside. Food okay and very helpful staff.

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  • "Portsmouth to Le Havre "

    Straight forward crossing, great service and welcoming staff. For what you pay it's a absolute bargain I think.

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Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations across Europe with operators including Condor Ferries and Brittany Ferries. To the south of the naval base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal, while the Continental Ferry Terminal serves 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 and St Peter Port in Guernsey.

Located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire, Portsmouth is the UK's only island city, 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, hosting to the oldest dry dock in the world still used today and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship; the Mary Rose, and HMS Warrior.


Le Havre Guide

Le Havre is a French city and port that was founded by King Francis I in 1517 after the ports of Hornfleur and Harfleur, on the Seine estuary, silted up. Le Havre was enlarged during the first part of the 19th century by pushing back the city's ramparts and then later in the century by demolition them totally. The city's fast development and demography has been influenced by a number of events that occurred in the town's relatively recent history. First, during the 17th century Le Havre was a war port, then it was a successful trading port during the 18th century and during the 19th century many people emigrated to America. The city's industrialisation that commenced in the 1920's made it an important town and port for the Normandy region thanks to its global trade in coffee and cotton and in 2005 Le Havre's city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of the works of architect Auguste Perret. He was labelled a "concrete poet" and an innovator and managed to successfully combine modern architecture with traditional architecture.

Le Havre is a deep-water port which can be accessed 24/7 unhindered by the tides and welcomes ships of all sizes. Ferry services operating from the port depart to Portsmouth on the south coast of England.


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