Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossings are highly popular with those living in the southwest of England and also with those looking to travel to the north and western side of France.
Both Plymouth and Roscoff offer excellent access to major road networks so getting to and from the ports is easy. Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossings are operated by Brittany Ferries and there are up to two crossings per day.
Brittany Ferries offer both day time and night time crossings, on most days of the week. The day time crossings take approximately 6hrs whilst the night crossings take slightly longer at around 8hrs.
Many people prefer the night crossing from Plymouth to Roscoff as it allows you the opportunity to sleep on board ship and start the day fresh for your onward travel, after getting a good nights sleep.
If you’re sailing from Plymouth to France by ferry consider booking an overnight stay in a hotel thats near to the ferry port you’re departing from. Its often one of the most important, yet overlooked parts of travelling to France on holiday!
Book an overnight stay before you catch the ferry to help you arrive on time, avoiding delays due to heavy traffic. It can break up long journeys into manageable sections and ensure you’re nice and refreshed before you travel.
To help you find both Plymouth and Roscoff ferry terminals, we’ve listed both the addresses and satellite navigation coordinates below.
Plymouth Ferry Terminal
Sat nav coordinates: – 50.364711, -4.158544
Roscoff Ferry Terminal
Port de Bloscon
Sat nav coordinates: 48.721784,-3.967001
Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, is located in Devon in the southwest of England and is the gateway for many travellers both leaving the UK for France and Europe and also those who travel to the UK from the continent.
The city and port of Plymouth have shared a long seafaring history with shipbuilding and the Royal Navy being based there since the 1300’s. Plymouth itself, attracts thousands of visitors each year, many wishing to find out more about the city’s history.
Not only does Plymouth boast the largest operational Naval base in western Europe but also a variety of other historical and enjoyable attractions. The Pilgrim Fathers left Plymouth to travel to America and the Mayflower Steps are high on many visitors itineraries, as is Plymouth’s distillery which is home to the famous Plymouth Gin.
The city’s Barbican and Hoe areas boast a variety of wonderful buildings including historical medieval buildings which survived the bombings of WW2, the city’s iconic red and white striped Smeaton’s Tower which overlooks Plymouth Sound and the more modern National Marine Aquarium. Close by you’ll find the award winning Theatre Royal Plymouth and Plymouth Pavillions.
For those travelling either to or from Plymouth, we recommend you should stay a while and find out a bit more!
Roscoff offers visitors the perfect insight into what they can expect from Brittany and French architecture, history, food and culture.
Although Roscoff ferry port has been in operation since the early 1970’s, as you’d expect Roscoff’s charm and attraction lies within the older parts of the port and city. These include a wonderful variety of 16th Century traditional granite houses and buildings, it’s beautiful rugged coastline, gift shops, galleries and traditional restaurants and cafes selling a variety of seafood and of course Breton Crepes and Breton Cider.
Those visiting Roscoff will be amazed by how picturesque and quaint this old fishing village is and with a variety of wonderful places available to visit nearby such as the Notre Dame de Croatz Batz, which is a beautifully restored 16th century Gothic church, the Ile de Batz, St Pol de Leon and the merchant town of Morlaix you really will be spoilt for choice.
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