Cherbourg Ferry Port

Cherbourg Ferry Port is located on the northern tip of Normandy and offers one of the shortest ferry crossings from the UK.

Offering regular ferry crossings from both Ireland and England, Cherbourg is a highly popular port due to its relatively short crossing times when compared to other ports. Cherbourg is an excellent choice for those wishing to visit Northern France or indeed head-on into France and the rest of Europe.

The Port of Cherbourg is accessible by road, rail and on foot. If you’re travelling by car you’ll find that the port is connected directly to the French road network by the N13. The closest train station is located in the centre of Cherbourg.

If you’re travelling by bus then you’ll find a regular shuttle service that operates between the Port of Cherbourg and the town centre. Summary:

  • Ticket offices
  • Tourist information
  • Bar
  • Free public car park
  • Toilets
  • Souvenir and paper shop
  • Baby changing area
  • Telephones

Book your ferry to Cherbourg

Find out more and book your ferry crossing from Poole to Cherbourg, Portsmouth to Cherbourg, Dublin to Cherbourg and Rosslare to Cherbourg.


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Cherbourg Ferry Port, Quai de Normandie, Cherbourg, 50100, France

GPS co-ordinates:

49.644577, -1.605079