Portsmouth to St. Malo – Brittany Ferries – driving distance approximately 1 hour 30
minutes. Only one ferry per day in each direction. http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk
to Caen – Brittany Ferries – driving time approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
Portsmouth to Cherbourg – Brittany Ferries – this has the
additional option of the Fast Cat ferry which is cheaper than the cruise ferries, 2 crossings
per day each way (3hrs on Ferry) - driving time approximately 3 hours.
Le Havre - Brittany Ferries now run an Economy class ferry to Le Havre which is a popular and cheaper alternative
to the cruise ferries.
to Calais – P&O Ferries – with up to 46 sailings per day, the crossing takes about 1 hour 30 minutes
and I believe they run just about every hour, 24 hours a day – distance to the lake from Calais is 328 miles taking
around 5 hours with some toll roads. http://www.poferries.com/tourist
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Other options include
Brittany Ferries Poole to Cherbourg and Plymouth to Roscoff (handy if you are travelling from the West Country).
Condor Ferries http://www.condorferries.co.uk also do fast cat crossings to St Malo but you have to change in
the Channel Islands.
Good websites to check out all the
alternatives including Eurotunnel are www.aferry.co.uk and www.ferryonline.co.uk use these websites to
compare prices, decide if you want to use a particular port or just get from the UK to France, enter the dates and approximate
times you would like to travel and click search. They compare all the ferry companies for you and you can choose to book
whichever you want or continue searching.
hope to be welcoming you to France very soon!