St Malo
Ferries to England
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St Malo - Portsmouth is one of our busiest routes - sailings regularly sell out at busy periods
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St Malo to Portsmouth Ferry

The St Malo Portsmouth ferry route connects France with England. 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 durations from around 8 hours 50 minutes.

St Malo Portsmouth sailing durations 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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St Malo Portsmouth Ferry reviews

  • "An enjoyable mini cruise! "

    We picked a western Channel overnight crossing so as to catch up with family in the SW and W of England. The diagonal drive across France, from the Rhone, via the Loire, was most agreeable. A bit anxious about covid/brexit paperwork, we missed the chance to explore St Malo, sadly, and got to the port early. Check in and Boarding were fine, albeit a bit leisurely. On board was most pleasant. We enjoyed a good meal, and the cabin was efficient and comfortable. The crew were very helpful and welcoming.

    'Armorique' travelled on Armorique

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  • "very calm crossing"

    fabulous service from Brittany. Highly recomend

    'Armorique' travelled on Armorique

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  • "Great crossing "

    Being a novice ferry crossing person I was very impressed with the smooth efficient service from dockside to on board All done with friendly smiling faces Great from start to finish will be back for more of the same Well done

    'Pont Aven' travelled on Pont Aven

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  • "What a surprise!"

    I recently needed to interrupt my holiday in France to get back to England. I used my phone to book my ticket to sail the next morning, the system was easy and quick. I was travelling as a foot passenger, which for an almost 9 your crossing was excellent value for money. I booked a cabin, which I would highly recommend doing, spotless, peaceful, en suite and tea and coffee making facility, again excellent. On board it felt like a mini cruise, two cinema's showing 6 films, al a carte restaurant as well as hard and other eateries. My whole experience was far beyond my expectations of a "normal" ferry. Thank you.

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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

Portsmouth is an English city in the county of Hampshire, lying on the English Channel coast. Leading ferry operators including Condor Ferries, Wightlink and Brittany Ferries serve the city's port from British and international locations including Le Havre, Bilbao, Cherbourg, Caen, St Malo, St Helier, St Peter Port and Ryde.

The city boasts a long, illustrious maritime history and has connections with the Royal Navy that go back centuries. It was also one of the world's greatest shipbuilding centres and constructed the first ever dry dock, in the 15th century, which is still in use today. Portsmouth is still an important base for the navy and is home to a number of historic ships including the crowning glory of Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory.

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.

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