UK to France Ferry
There are 11 ferry routes to France from the UK. The most popular and shortest route is Dover to Calais. But you can also choose Newhaven to Dieppe, Plymouth to Roscoff or St Malo, Portsmouth to St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg or Le Havre, Poole to Cherbourg, Portsmouth to St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg or Le Havre, Plymouth to Roscoff or St Malo, Dover to Dunkirk and Portsmouth to St Malo, Caen, Cherbourg or Le Havre.
Ferries to France from the UK are operated by DFDS, P&O Ferries, Brittany Ferries and Condor Ferries. You can also take your car to France with Eurotunnel.
Use the booking form above to compare all the available options at the same time to get the best price.
Why travel by ferry from the UK to France?
The biggest advantage of travelling to England to France by by ferry is the ability to take your car and to also take as much luggage as you want with you. There are also numerous routes to choose from depending upon your final destination.
The cost is easily comparable to flying but you also have the ability to explore France and the rest of Europe at your leisure with your car - without the expense and hassle of car hire.
Taking your pet on the ferry to France from the UK
The other great advantage of taking the ferry from the UK to France is the ease with which you can take a pet. And it can also be considerably cheaper too than flying and certainly less traumatic for your best buddy. Depending on the route and ship you sail on, pets either stay in your car or in a pet kennel.
One of the easiest and most convenient ways of travelling with your pet, however, is to book a pet friendly cabin. These cabins are just as comfortable as normal cabins but have linoleum flooring making it easy to clear up after your pet - just in case. If you want a pet friendly cabin, just book it as you would do a normal cabin when making your booking.
For more information on travelling with your pet, visit: https://www.gov.uk/take-pet-abroad/overview.