St Malo
Ferries to England
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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

  • "Relaxing time"

    When you see it takes eight hours you may be put off but it is a great journey to relax and enjoy the ships facilities. Impressed by cleanliness, shops , food options and a great film too.

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  • "Excellent "

    I really enjoyed travelling with Brittany ferries from Saint Malo to Portsmouth. It was nearly a 9 hour ferry crossing but it didn’t even feel like it was that long as the entertainment onboard was really good and kept me and my children entertained for a good while. We really enjoyed playing along to try and win Brittany ferry prizes. The ferry was clean and so was the toilets. The staff onboard were friendly and helpful when I needed to ask something. We had a 4 birth cabin which was also very clean like the toilet and shower in our cabin. Would highly recommend.

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  • "Excellent"

    We travelled from St Malo to Portsmouth and we were amazed at the size of the ferry. With a good assortment of bars and restaurants.. lots for the children to do. Cinema screens showing the latest movies, a pantomime on the stage at 3pm! Lots of comfortable seating inside and out on deck! The food and drink was reasonably priced surprisingly and our cabin was very comfortable and the tv helped. Really loved the journey. Woukd definitely do it that way again!

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  • "bretagne ship."

    Very good traversee Fantastic ship and wonderful staff. Will definitely use them again when possible.

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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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