Caen to Portsmouth Ferry

The Caen to Portsmouth ferry crossing links Normandy in northern France to Hampshire in southern England. Brittany Ferries are the only ferry company to operate the ferry service.

Brittany Ferries have two ferries operating on the route including the Normandie and Mont St Michel. There are up to 3 sailings per day and the ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Caen takes 7 hours.

Caen is located on the north coast of Normandy whilst Portsmouth lies along the southern coast of England. Onward travel is easy from both Caen and Portsmouth due to the excellent road networks. Meanwhile, overnight crossings mean you can sleep on board and leave the ferry fresh to continue to your final destination.

Travel from Caen to Portsmouth

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Visit Caen

The town and port of Caen is located on the northwest coast of France in Normandy. It is one of the oldest university towns in France and is one of the most popular ferry routes from Portsmouth.

Caen is perfect for shopping trips. There are lots of art and fashion boutiques along with wine shops and those selling local goods and produce. The town also has plenty of restaurants and cafes selling local and Normandy based cuisine.

There are plenty of things to see in Caen which is why it’s so popular as a tourist destination. The Abbaye aux Hommes is famous for being the final resting place of William the Conqueror. The chateau de Caen was built in the 11th Century and is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. Inside the castle you’ll find the Musée de Normandie which depicts the history of the region.

Nearby you can also explore the WW2 sights of Normandy including the D-Day landing beaches so make sure you stay a while and explore all the town has to offer.

Visit Portsmouth

The city of Portsmouth is an extremely popular place with travellers visiting from the UK and further afield.

Portsmouth is located just 74 miles from London. As such there are good road links which make it an ideal place to visit. Within the city, you’ll find a great variety of shops, bars restaurants, beaches and attractions located within the city and also nearby.

Portsmouth has strong ties with the sea and the Royal Navy. The navy have been based in the port for over 800 years. As such there is a great deal of maritime history based at Portsmouth. Located within the cities historic Naval dockyard are a variety of great attractions which are always popular.

Add to all the Naval history the great range of other attractions including the cities Blue Reef Aquarium, the fabulous Spinnaker Tower and Southsea Castle, you can be rest assured you’ll have a great time when you visit Portsmouth!