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Operators and Sailings

Portsmouth International Port offers more ferry routes than any other UK ferry port, serving popular destinations in France, Spain and the Channel Islands.

Brittany Ferries and Condor Ferries operate from Portsmouth International Port.

Please follow the ferry links at the bottom of this page for bookings.

Port Ferry Company Crossing times Frequency
Caen
6hrs by cruise ferry
Up to three sailings a day
ferry company 6hrs by cruise ferry Up to three sailings a day
Cherbourg
3hrs by fastcraft
Up to 2 fast craft sailings per day, 27 April - 13 Sept
ferry company 3hrs by fastcraft Up to 2 fast craft sailings per day, 27 April - 13 Sept
Cherbourg
5hrs 35 by ferry
29 May - 4 September. Sundays only
ferry company 5hrs 35 by ferry 29 May - 4 September. Sundays only
Le Havre
5hrs 30
Up to 2 économie sailings per day. Crossing time: 5hrs 30
ferry company 5hrs 30 Up to 2 économie sailings per day. Crossing time: 5hrs 30
St Malo
11hrs overnight,
9hrs by day
One sailing a day year round
ferry company 11hrs overnight,
9hrs by day
One sailing a day year round
Bilbao
24hrs to 32hrs
Three sailings per week including 1 économie service
ferry company 24hrs to 32hrs Three sailings per week including 1 économie service
Santander
24hrs to 26hrs
Three sailings per week including 1 économie service
ferry company 24hrs to 26hrs Three sailings per week including 1 économie service
St Helier, Jersey
10hrs 30 outbound,
8hrs 30 return
Six sailings a week
ferry company 10hrs 30 outbound,
8hrs 30 return
Six sailings a week
St Peter Port, Guernsey
6hrs 30 outbound,
12hrs 30 return
Six sailings a week
ferry company 6hrs 30 outbound,
12hrs 30 return
Six sailings a week

Tickets and Bookings

For ferry bookings click on the logos or the links below.

Please consult the ferry companies for timetables, fares, departure points and special offers.

Brittany Ferries
Visit www.brittanyferries.co.uk

Tel: 0330 159 7000

Condor Ferries
Visit www.condorferries.co.uk

Tel: 01305 761551

Sailings to the Isle of Wight and Gosport are also available, departing from Gunwharf Quays.

Wightlink www.wightlink.co.uk operates a car and foot passenger service. Tel: 0871 376 1000

Hovertravel www.hovertravel.co.uk operates a foot passenger hovercraft to the Isle of Wight, departing from Southsea.

Tel: 023 9282 9757

Gosport Ferry www.gosportferry.co.uk operates a foot passenger service between Portsmouth and Gosport.

Tel: 023 9252 4511