Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry crossings connect southern England to northern France. The crossing is operated by Brittany Ferries. Brittany Ferries sail up to 8 times per week with an approximate journey time of 3 hours.

Portsmouth lies on the southern coast on the UK while Cherbourg is on the north coast of Normandy. Brittany Ferries have an express route on the Portsmouth to Cherbourg crossing which takes less time. Furthermore this combined with the excellent road networks leading to and from the ferry ports mean that it’s extremely easy to access.

Portsmouth to Cherbourg Popular Questions

Find the answer below to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Portsmouth Cherbourg ferry route to help you plan your journey.

How long is the Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry?
The Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry takes 3 hours depending upon your chosen time of crossing.

Which ferries companies operate the Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry route?
Only Brittany Ferries operate the Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry crossing.

What time is the first ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg?
The first ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg leaves at 07:30 with Brittany Ferries. Times can vary depending upon the time of year.

What time is the last ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg?
The last ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg leaves at 15:15 with Brittany Ferries. Times can vary depending upon the time of year.