Portsmouth to Cherbourg Ferry

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    • Brittany Ferries
    • 7 crossings weekly
    • 3 hr
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Portsmouth to Cherbourg is a popular route to get to Western France fast. The beauty of it is that both Portsmouth and Cherbourg have excellent road links, making the chances of a smooth journey much higher than comparable routes.

Portsmouth Cherbourg ferries are run by Brittany Ferries and Condor Ferries - you will find ferry times and the frequency of their crossings on this page. Both ferry companies have fantastic onboard facilities where you can be entertained or just relax in comfort as you reach France.

If available, you can also see the best prices our customers have found for Portsmouth to Cherbourg recently. If you see an offer you like, click the Get Price button to book!

Getting the best price for your Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Portsmouth to Cherbourg. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Portsmouth to Cherbourg route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Portsmouth to Cherbourg ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Portsmouth to Cherbourg is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Portsmouth

Portsmouth is Britain's only island city, situated on the Portsea Island. The docklands area of Portsmouth have long been important for the Royal Navy (and, incidentally, home to the world's oldest dry dock) and there are a variety our walking and boat tours which will give you an insight into the city's past. The waterfront has recieved much needed renovation in the last decade. One result is the Spinnaker Tower which can be clearly viewed as you enter the port.

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.

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  • 28 Jun 2018
    Fast ferry
    • All ok. Bike parking a bit casual.

      Review by Anon

  • 26 Jun 2018
    My Journey
    • Quick, value for money and not too much queuing at the ports.

      Review by Anon

  • 13 Jun 2018
    Travel to France
    • We go to France quite often, and after using other crossing routes, ie a ferry from Dover, and on the Shuttle, we have found travelling Portsmouth to Cherbourg, answers many questions. The Ferry is quick, quite, and gives access to the parts of France that we want to go to.

      Review by Anon

  • 10 May 2018
    Great value.
    • This was a last minute booking, as we'll live in Southsea. Very efficient service, only issue was being told off by member of staff in restaurant for asking for an English Breakfast as its not English it's Cooked!!! It was advertised on Menu Board as English Breakfast. Funny more than a genuine complaint!!!!

      Review by ANTHONY BROWNE

  • 28 Aug 2017
    Best Way to Western France
    • Only 3 hours and a nice meal en route. Only minus is the wifi doesn't work

      Review by Anon