Portsmouth to St Malo ferry crossings connect the south coast of England with the north coast of Brittany. The crossing is operated by Brittany Ferries. Brittany Ferries sail once per day with an approximate journey time of 11 hours.

This particular ferry crossing is one of Brittany Ferries’ most popular routes.

Portsmouth lies on the southern coast of the UK while St Malo is in Brittany on the north coast of France. Both Portsmouth and St Malo have excellent road networks. This therefore allows you to easily get to and from the ferry ports and your chosen destination.

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Portsmouth to St Malo Route FAQ’s

Find the answer below to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Portsmouth St Malo ferry route to help you plan your journey.
Who operates the route from Portsmouth to St Malo?

Brittany Ferries is the only company to operate the crossing, using their Bretagne ferry.

How long is the Portsmouth St Malo crossing?

The crossing takes approximately 11 hours however this is dependant upon the time of day.

How many crossings are there per day?

Brittany Ferries currently offer 1 crossing per day on their ferry timetable.

What time is the first crossing from Portsmouth to St Malo?

The first crossing leaves at 20:15 but times do vary depending upon the time of year.

What time is the last crossing from Portsmouth to St Malo?

The last crossing leaves at 21:30 but times do vary depending upon the time of year.

Where can I find out more about the return route?

The return St Malo to Portsmouth route details can be found by clicking the link.

Visit Portsmouth

Portsmouth can be found on the south coast of England and is located just 74 miles from the London.

The port os Portsmouth offers a variety of different ferry crossings including Le Havre, St Malo, Caen and Cherbourg in France along with a variety of other destinations.

Portsmouth city has long establish ties with both maritime history and the Royal Navy who have been based at the port for in excess of 800 years. The historic dockyard contains a variety of museums and ships you can visit including Nelsons flagship, the Victory, the first iron hulled warship HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose museum. Other great attractions include the Blue Reef Aquarium, the Spinnaker Tower and Southsea Castle, all of which offer visitors to Portsmouth a great day out.

Whether you’re travelling to the UK via Portsmouth or heading to Europe from Portsmouth, please make sure you spend a little time visiting the city and some of its great attractions.

Visit St Malo

St Malo is a beautiful port which lies along the Emerald Coast of Brittany where you’ll find some wonderful beaches and coastline.

Founded in the 6th century, St Malo has always had a strong connection with the sea but it became a wealthy and prosperous port from the 13th Century due to the French Corsairs. These privateers or pirates would use the port whilst they raided enemy ships on the orders of the King of France.

Within the city you’ll find a wonderful selection of medieval streets and buildings which house some great shops, restaurants and cafes. Whilst outside the city’s walls ensure you visit Fort National which was constructed in 1689 to help protect the port against attack from the sea and the aquarium which is home to some spectacular sea creatures.