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Portsmouth Ferry to France

The harbour of Portsmouth in the Southern UK is an excellent location to start your transfer to France. We want to guide you through all possible transfers, alternatives ( cheap ones), timetables, and ferry connections.

The Fastest Portsmouth France Connections

Also, look at the map we made for the page with all the ferry lines from the UK towards France or a general overview of all the ferries to France. Remember that Caen and St Malo are more land-inwards, especially if you want to travel to Brittany in France. St Malo is a very popular option. If you want to travel to Southern France: Cherbourg and Caen are interesting options.

Portsmouth to Le Havre is a pretty straightforward connection from Portsmouth to France.

Discover Portsmouth, our video:

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 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 ferry from Portsmouth to France that best suits your needs and budget. It’s that simple!

Brittany ferries at Portsmouth

Brittany Ferries operates most connections going towards France from Portsmouth; the only other options are alternative routes.

One connection is very close, which is a connection that DFDS works: Dieppe – Newhaven.

All Brittany Ferries Connections:

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To compare the DFDS operator to Brittany Ferries, we made a test booking in a similar time frame for a similar connection (Portsmouth – St Malo vs Dieppe – Newhaven). The results are very interesting:

 

Total Price: £465

 

Total Price: £131

Make your test booking to learn about ferry pricing from the UK to France. Maybe it's wise to drive a few miles away from Portsmouth to Newhaven to end up on cheaper connections.

In our test booking, the Newhaven alternative was only 33% of the cost of the Brittany Ferries connections from Portsmouth. So be sure to check this out!

Portsmouth to France Timetable – All connections

Departure from Portsmouth is regularly 4 to 6 times a day. These timing, of course, can change as is normal within the ferry industry; we listed the connections per day so you can have a good impression /idea of what you can expect per day:

Monday:

    • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
    • Exit at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
    • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
    • Exit at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.

    Tuesday

      • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
      • Exit at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
      • Exit at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 07:30.

      Wednesday

        • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
        • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
        • Departure at Portsmouth: 21:30; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.
        • Departure at Portsmouth: 23:15; Arrival at Cherbourg: 08:00.

        Thursday

          • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
          • Departure at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
          • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
          • Departure at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.
          • Departure at Portsmouth: 23:00; Arrival at Cherbourg: 08:00.

          Friday

            • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
            • Departure at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
            • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
            • Departure at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.

            Saturday

              • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
              • Departure at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
              • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
              • Departure at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.

              Sunday

                • Departure at Portsmouth: 08:15; Arrival at Caen: 15:00.
                • Departure at Portsmouth: 14:45; Arrival at Caen: 21:30.
                • Portsmouth: 20:15; Arrival at St Malo: 08:15.
                • Departure at Portsmouth: 22:45; Arrival at Caen: 06:45.

                Happy traveling from Portsmouth to France! If there is any info you are missing, let us know in the comments! =)

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                1. Is that a lighthouse in Portsmouth? What is it?

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