Ferries to France
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Ferries to France

There are large number of different shipping companies offering ferry connections to France from a wide variety of different locations. The most popular shipping companies being the Euro Tunnel, Brittany Ferries, P&O Ferries and DFDS.

There are 15 ports in France. Calais port and Dunkirk port are located on the north coast of France, while Nice port and Marseille port are located on the south coast. Calais ferry port is the most popular in France, with 80 daily sailings and ferry connections from Dover and Folkestone.

How long are ferry sailing times to France?

Due to the number of destinations you can travel from to France, the sailing times are expectedly widely varied. One of the most popular connections, England to France, can take anywhere from 35 minutes on the EuroTunnel up to 11 hours. Some of the longer journey times can be found on our connections from Algeria and Morocco, taking 23 hours and almost 40 hours to sail to France, respectively.

Which ferries travel to France?

At this moment in time, there ferry connections offering around almost 1,000 sailings per week that travel to France – from a multitude of locations, such as the ferry from Portsmouth, the ferry from Dover, and the ferry from Poole.

Ferry from England to France

  • Dover to Calais
  • Dover to Dunkirk
  • Newhaven to Dieppe
  • Poole to Cherbourg

Prices for the ferry to France might change depending on the season you want to travel. Cheap ferry tickets are usually available during off peak, outside of the high season. Please visit our special offers page to view all the latest ferry discounts.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to France?

Ferries to France:
  • Dover
  • Dublin
  • Newhaven
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Poole
  • Rosslare
  • Cork
  • Folkestone
  • Guernsey
  • Jersey (St Helier)
  • Ajaccio
  • Ile Rousse
  • Bastia
  • Porto Torres
  • Porto Vecchio
  • Golfo Aranci
  • Alcudia
  • Ciutadella
  • Bejaia
  • Propriano
  • Tunis
  • Algiers
  • Skikda
  • Nador
  • Tangier Med
  • Alderney
  • Zarzis

What is the fastest ferry to France?

The fastest ferry crossing to France is via the Folkestone to Calais ferry, in approximately 35m.

What is the cheapest ferry to France?

The cheapest ferry to France is $122 on average via the Guernsey to Dielette route. Ferry prices for France can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in France?

France Ferry Ports:
  • Calais
  • Cherbourg
  • Dieppe
  • Roscoff
  • St Malo
  • Caen
  • Le Havre
  • Dunkirk
  • Nice
  • Toulon
  • Sete
  • Marseille
  • Granville
  • Dielette
  • Carteret

Can you take pets on the ferry to France?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

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