Check before you travel

Passengers intending to use cross-Channel services are advised to:

  1. check availability
  2. book ahead
  3. plan your journey

Select the port on the interactive map for more information.

Roscoff

To UK port: Plymouth

Crossing time: 6 hours

To ROI port: Rosslare

Crossing time: 19 hours

To ROI port: Cork

Crossing time: 14 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries and Irish Ferries

St Malo

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 11 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries and Condor

Cherbourg

To UK port: Poole

Crossing time: 4 hours and 30 minutes

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 3 hours

To ROI port: Rosslare

Crossing time: 15 hours

To ROI port: Dublin

Crossing time: 15 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries, Condor and Irish Ferries

Caen

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 6 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Le Havre

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 10 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Dieppe

To UK port: Newhaven

Crossing time: 4 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways

Dunkirk

To UK port: Dover (Folkestone)

Crossing time: 2 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways

Zeebrugge

To UK port: Hull

Crossing time: 14 hours 30 minutes

Operator: P&O ferries

Rotterdam

To UK port: Hull

Crossing time: 12 hours

Operator: P&O ferries

Hook of Holland

To UK port: Harwich

Crossing time: 8 hours

Operator: Stena Line

Bilbao

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 24 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Santander

To UK port: Portsmouth

Crossing time: 24 hours

To UK port: Plymouth

Crossing time: 24 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Amsterdam

To UK port: Newcastle

Crossing time: 15 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways

Calais (Coquelles)

To UK port: Dover (Folkestone)

Crossing time: 90 minutes by ferry and 35 minutes by Eurotunnel

Operator: DFDS Seaways, Eurotunnel and P&O ferries

Dover (Folkestone)

To French port: Calais (Coquelles)

Crossing time: 90 minutes by ferry and 35 minutes by Eurotunnel

To French port: Dunkirk

Crossing time: 2 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways, Eurotunnel and P&O ferries

Portsmouth

To French port: Le Havre

Crossing time: 10 hours

To French port: Caen

Crossing time: 6 hours

To French port: Cherbourg

Crossing time: 3 hours

To French port: St.Malo

Crossing time: 11 hours

To Spanish port: Bilbao

Crossing time: 24 hours

To Spanish port: Santander

Crossing time: 24 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries and Condor

Plymouth

To French port: Roscoff

Crossing time: 6 hours

To Spanish port: Santander

Crossing time: 24 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Rosslare (Republic of Ireland)

To French port: Roscoff

Crossing time: 19 hours

To French port: Cherbourg

Crossing time: 15 hours

Operator: Irish Ferries

Newhaven

To French port: Dieppe

Crossing time: 4 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways

Harwich

To Dutch port: Hook of Holland

Crossing time: 8 hours

Operator: Stena Line

Hull

To Belgian port: Zeebrugge

Crossing time: 14 hours 30 minutes

To Dutch port: Rotterdam

Crossing time: 12 hours

Operator: P&O ferries

Newcastle

To Dutch port: Amsterdam

Crossing time: 15 hours

Operator: DFDS Seaways

Poole

To French port: Cherbourg

Crossing time: 4 hours and 30 minutes

Operator: Brittany Ferries and Condor

Dublin (Republic of Ireland)

To French port: Cherbourg

Crossing time: 15 hours

Operator: Irish Ferries

Cork (Republic of Ireland)

To French port: Roscoff

Crossing time: 14 hours

Operator: Brittany Ferries

Times listed are the minimum shortest crossing times. Not every ferry that departs from these ports completes its journey in that time. For example overnight ferries are deliberately longer.

Not all routes have a daily service. In addition, not all routes are listed – in particular routes to Spain and seasonal routes

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