Ferry Ticket And Routes, Ports in France

France has some of the best ferry routes and ports in Europe, offering travelers a great way to get around the country. Ferries provide a great way to explore the picturesque French coastline and islands, as well as get to major cities such as Paris, Marseille, and Bordeaux. When searching for ferry tickets and routes in France, there are a few different options to consider.

The most popular route is the Brittany Ferries, which connects the UK to the French Atlantic coast. This route has several ports, including Roscoff, Saint Malo, and Caen. Travelers can also take the Brittany Ferries from the UK to the Channel Islands, with ports in Jersey, Guernsey, and Sark. There are also several routes from the UK to the Mediterranean coast, with ports in Marseille and Toulon.

For travelers looking to explore the Mediterranean coast, there are a variety of choices. The SNCM Ferries connect Corsica to Marseille, with stops in Ajaccio, Bastia, and Porto-Vecchio. There are also routes to the French Riviera, with ports in Nice and Cannes. The Balearia Ferries have routes to the French Riviera, with stops in Barcelona, Toulon, and Monaco.

The Seine River also has several ferry routes, with stops in Le Havre, Rouen, and Paris. For travelers looking to explore the English Channel, the DFDS Seaways has routes from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk. There are also routes to the North Sea, with stops in Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

No matter what route travelers choose, there are plenty of options for getting around France via ferry. With so many ports and routes to choose from, travelers can easily find the perfect ferry ticket to get them where they need to go.

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Ferries to France

How long are ferry sailing times 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 TunnelBrittany FerriesP&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.

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?

Ferry from England 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.

  • 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.

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