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With regular ferry crossings to both England and Ireland and a relatively short crossing time, Cherbourg is the perfect way to travel from tip of Normandy to England. Ferries from Cherbourg in France go to Poole and Portsmouth in the UK and to Dublin and Rosslare in Ireland on services operated by Brittany Ferries, Irish Ferries, Stena Line and Condor Ferries. Below, you can find the current departure times from Cherbourg port and our best prices.

Cherbourg Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Poole - Cherbourg

    • 1 x Foot Passenger(s) Return
      Travel: 01/06/2017 - 05/06/2017
    • from: £70
    • Brittany Ferries
    • passenger(s)

Cherbourg Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Poole - Cherbourg

    • Car + 2 Return
      Travel: 17/03/2017 - 19/03/2017
    • from: £140
    • Brittany Ferries
    • passenger(s)

Cherbourg Offers - Our Lowest Prices & Deals

  • Poole - Cherbourg

    • Car + 4 Return
      Travel: 24/03/2017 - 27/03/2017
    • from: £278
    • Brittany Ferries
    • passenger(s)

Cherbourg Ferry Times & Sailing Information

  • Cherbourg - Portsmouth (Brittany Ferries)

  • Cherbourg - Poole (Brittany Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 4hrs 15mins
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Portsmouth - Cherbourg (Brittany Ferries)

  • Poole - Cherbourg (Brittany Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • up to 7 crossings per week
    • 4hrs 15mins
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Cherbourg - Rosslare (Irish Ferries)

  • Rosslare - Cherbourg (Irish Ferries)

  • Cherbourg - Dublin (Irish Ferries)

    • Timetable
    • Infrequent crossings
    • 19hrs 30mins
    • Irish Ferries
  • Dublin - Cherbourg (Irish Ferries)

  • Rosslare - Cherbourg (Stena Line)

    • Timetable
    • up to 3 crossings per week
    • 18hrs 30mins
    • Stena Line
  • Cherbourg - Rosslare (Stena Line)

Ferries to and from Cherbourg

Brittany Ferries boats offer comfortable lounge areas, internet access and a wide range of bars and restaurants. You will also find cinemas, children's entertainment and disco clubs onboard some vessels. All this means you will never be bored aboard a Brittany Ferries ferry!

Stena Line have a choice of 3 ferry crossings per week on the Stena Horizon on the Rosslare/Cherbourg route. This is the fastest route from Ireland to France. Pets go free on this route and you'll find a great selection of cabins, bars and restaurants on board your ferry. During some months in the summer, you'll also find a band and children's entertainers.

Condor Ferries operates a modern, well-equipped fleet including conventional and fast-craft ferries. All Condor Ferries ships have a range of bars and dining areas. On their fast crafts you will find a choice of self service cafe outlets and snack bars. On their conventional ferries you will also find a sit down restaurant. You will also find shops on board their ferries and the option to choose luxury reclining seats.

Irish Ferries operate a range of fast and conventional ferries on their routes, with extensive on board facilities for your comfort and enjoyment. On board facilities include free WiFi, a brasserie, cafe, shops, bars and two cinemas.

So, book your Cherbourg ferry online today with Simple and secure booking with great prices year round!

About Cherbourg

The town of Cherbourg is the second largest in the Normandy region and has always been an important naval base from the Napoleonic times. It is one of the largest artificial harbours in the world serving as a major commercial, fishing and military port.

Normandy boasts of a spectacular rugged coastline dotted with many beautiful sandy beaches. Although not the prettiest of the towns of Normandy, Cherbourg has an important historic past and a number of attractions like the Fort du Roule from the top of which there is a panoramic view of the city, Cité de la Mer (an Aquarium) , a Renaissance style Ravalet Château and many war memorials commemorating the Second World War.

Life in Cherbourg revolves around its seafaring traditions and there are many local and hypermarkets in and around the town for those who want to stock up. During the summer, various festivals are held in the Plage Verte Park and there are many good restaurants, bars and cafés at the portside and in the town itself.

Cherbourg Port

Cherbourg ferry port is situated in north-west France. Cherbourg ferry port serves as a gateway to the region of Normandy, to Paris and onwards to Belgium, Holland and Germany. Cherbourg port is on the English Channel and therefore is a very convenient port to travel to and from the UK to the continental Europe. There are a number of regular passenger services operating from here to England and Ireland, all of which can be booked through

Cherbourg port facilities

Cherbourg ferry port has a modern terminal equipped with various facilities such as a snack shop, a bar, toilets and baby changing facilities, pay phones, Bureau de change and disabled facilities.

Car parking facilities are available in front of the terminal. Short stay parking is free and there is another secure parking near the terminal for long term parking. Allocated disabled parking spaces are also available near the ferry port.

Getting to Cherbourg

Cherbourg offers excellent road links via the N13 to the whole of France. Cherbourg links to Brittany via the E03 (southwards towards Avranches), Caen and the Loire Valley via the E46.

The docks are a short walk from the town centre and a shuttle bus meets the conventional ferry for a 10 minute journey into the town.

There are seven trains a day to Cherbourg from Paris St Lazare. SNCF operate these trains.

All Cherbourg Ferries Reviews

based on 125 reviews
  • 15 November 2016
    Was good
    • Poole to Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries

      Very helpfull and was able to go see the dog also staff were helpful

      Review by Paul, Solo Traveller.

  • 11 November 2016
    Easy way to travel to France from Ireland
    • Rosslare to Cherbourg with Stena Line

      The Stena Horizon lounges and catering areas have been refurbished and are all very pleasant. The cabins are basic but very adequate and clean. Overall we enjoyed our journey at a great price. We look forward to going again.

      Review by Anonymous, Couple.

  • 09 November 2016
    Peace and quiet.
    • Poole to Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries

      Early (08.30) Sunday morning crossing,very quiet and calm on board.

      Review by Anonymous, Solo Traveller.

  • 21 October 2016
    France 2016
    • Rosslare to Cherbourg with Stena Line

      An enjoyable journey on Stenna Horizon,, Impressed with cleanliness, Staff extremely helpful

      Review by Shane Mccarthy , Solo Traveller.

  • 06 October 2016
    Fast Craft
    • Portsmouth to Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries

      Fast, efficient service. Would use again

      Review by Anonymous, Couple.

Cherbourg Port Map

Cherbourg Port Address

Condor Ferries

Quai de Normandie, 50100 Cherbourg, France.

Irish Ferries

Gare Maritime, 50100 Cherbourg, France.

Brittany Ferries

Quai de Normandie, 50100 Cherbourg, France.

Stena Line

Terminal Transmanche, Quai de Normandie, , 50100 Cherbourg, France.

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