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Ferry to the UK from France

Most booked ferries from France to the UK

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dover-calais ferry operators

Dover Calais

UK ⇔ France
1h 30 mins.
Up to 35 times per day
From: 36.00

Newhaven-Dieppe

UK ⇔ France
4 Hours
Up to 4 Times p/day
From: 36.00

Portsmouth-Saint Malo

UK ⇔ France
11 Hours
Once per day
From: 63.00

Poole-Saint Malo

UK ⇔ France
6h 20 mins
Up to 4 times per week
From: 124.00

Ferry crossings from France to the UK

 

Planning a trip back to the UK or heading there soon? You've got plenty of ferry options from France. Whether you're setting sail from Normandy, Brittany/Bretagne and / or crossing the North Sea/Short Sea, there's a variety of routes to choose from.

Across the French shore you can depart from ports like Cherbourg, Calais, Dunkirk, Caen, Le Havre, Roscoff and Saint-Malo to the various UK destinations like Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, Newhaven, and Dover. Depending on where you're starting and where you need to go, you've got a bunch of ferry choices for a smooth ride across the Channel.

You can pick from familiar ferry names like DFDS, P&O Ferries, Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries, or Condor Ferries. There are at least 10 routes from France to the southern UK, so you can find one that's affordable, convenient, and suits your style.

Check out the map on this page for all the crossings between France and the UK. And if you're heading to Ireland (from France), there are direct sailings available too.

Some ferries are quicker than others, or you can go for a night crossing if you want to catch some sleep and arrive well-rested. Easy breezy!

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Map with all ferry routes to the UK from France

The ferry map gives a good impression of where you can board the ferry from several regions in France. You can either travel from Roscoff, Caen, Le Havre, Cherbourg, Dieppe, Saint-Malo, Dunkirk, or Calais to the different ferry ports in the UK.

Timetable, availability, and compare prices

Booking your ferry tickets has never been easier! With our online booking module, you can easily find and book your desired ferry crossing from France to the UK in just a few clicks. Simply enter your travel dates and destination, and the system will show you all available options. You can then choose the route from France to the UK that best suits your needs and budget. It’s that simple!

The Strait of Dover Ferries

ferries in the port of Dover

Ferries in the port of Dover

Probably the best-known routes to the UK from France are the ferries that sail over the Strait of Dover, the narrowest part of The Channel. P&O Ferries, Irish Ferries, and DFDS Ferries operate on the routes to Dover from Dunkirk and Dover-Calais.

The ferry crossing to the UK from these ports is also often travellers from other European countries.

These are the shortest and fastest routes to the UK from France, with 1 hour and 30 minutes from Calais to Dover and 2 hours from Dunkirk to Dover. DFDS, Irish Ferries and P&O ferries have up to 35 crossings combined on the Calais to Dover route. Additionaly DFDS has very frequent sailings from Dunkirk to Dover as well. 

Calais and Dunkirk (France) ⇔ Dover (UK)

1 dfds seaways ferry
From: 81.00
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Popular 2 dover-calais ferry operators
From: 36.00
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Ferries to the UK from Normandy, Brittany / Bretagne, Southwest of France

From Saint-Malo, Caen, Cherbourg, Le Havre, and Roscoff ferries are departing daily to the UK. 

Travelers to the UK from Brittany/Bretagne can go for the ferry from Roscoff, Cherbourg, or St Malo to either Plymouth or Portsmouth. Also from Cherbourg and Caen, you can sail towards the port of Portsmouth. 

Normandy, Bretagne, Southwest of France ⇔ UK

Portsmouth-Caen

UK ⇔ France
5h 45 mins.
Up to 3 times per day
From: 59.00

Portsmouth-Le Havre

UK ⇔ France
5h 30 mins.
Up to 5 times per week
From: 150.00

Portsmouth-Cherbourg

UK ⇔ France
6 Hours, 8 hours
Up to 3 times per week
From: 51.00

Portsmouth-Saint Malo

UK ⇔ France
11 Hours
Once per day
From: 63.00

Poole-Cherbourg

UK ⇔ France
4h 30 mins.
Up to 1 time per day
From: 105.00

Poole-Saint Malo

UK ⇔ France
6h 20 mins
Up to 4 times per week
From: 124.00

Plymouth-Roscoff

UK ⇔ France
11 Hours, 5h 30 mins.
Up to 8 times per week
From: 25.00

Ferries from Paris to Londen

Ferry to London

Newhaven-Dieppe is a great connection for those who want to travel from Paris to London by ferry. You travel with this ferry in a fairly straight line in the direction of the English Capital. So you make fewer miles/kilometers and don't have to drive that far on this route. The ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth is a great alternative to this route.

This route is a very popular alternative to the ferries operating in the Strait of Dover.

Paris ⇔ London

1
From: 36.00
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2 brittany ferries
From: 150.00
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