Ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are up to 2 daily ferry crossings from the port of Plymouth in South West England, UK, to the port of Roscoff in Brittany, France. Find updated info, compare ferry schedules and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies.

Ferry Schedules

Is there a ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff?

Yes, there is. The Plymouth - Roscoff ferry route is available most months all year round (except February), usually with up to 2 crossings a day. Crossings are more frequent in the summer months.

The route is operated by the Brittany Ferries ferry company.

What’s the ferry schedule from Plymouth to Roscoff?

At the moment, the Plymouth - Roscoff route is normally operated up to 2 times a day.

The first ferry normally leaves Plymouth at 12:30 and reaches Roscoff at 19:00. The last ferry usually departs from Plymouth at 22:00 and reaches Roscoff at 08:00 or 10:15 the next morning.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff?

Plymouth - Roscoff ferry tickets usually start at around €51. The final ticket price depends on vehicle and cabin selection, discounts and offers.

Offers

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Discounts

Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer special discounts for specific passenger categories, such as:

  • Children 
  • Large groups of travelers
  • Club Voyage members

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Plymouth to Roscoff?

The ferry time from Plymouth to Roscoff ranges from 5 hr 30 min to 11 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff?

The ferries operating the route from Plymouth to Roscoff are normally conventional (cruise ferries). The fastest ferry reaches Roscoff in approximately 5 hr 30 min.

What’s the distance between Plymouth and Roscoff?

The distance between the port of Plymouth in the UK and the port of Roscoff in France is around 97 nautical miles (approximately 180 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Roscoff from Plymouth

Have a look at our travel tips for your trip from Plymouth to Roscoff:

  • In the busy months from May to September, we recommend arriving at the port of Plymouth well in advance to avoid delays. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends.
  • When checking your ferry departure/arrival time, note that there's a 1-hour time difference between the UK and France.
  • To travel from the UK to France, you should carry with you either a valid passport or an officially recognized European Union ID card.
  • From the port of Plymouth you can also travel by ferry to Santander in Spain.

Where to take the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff

Ferries to Roscoff in northern France depart regularly from the port of Plymouth in southwestern England.

The port of Plymouth is easily accessible by car, train, bus, and on foot. If you’re traveling by car from London, take the M4 westbound until you get to the M5 motorway. Follow M5 south-west towards Exeter and then head on the A38 to Plymouth.

If you prefer to travel by train, Plymouth's central railway station is very close to the port entrance. Take bus 4 from the station to the center of Plymouth. The ferry terminal is then a short taxi ride or 20-minute walk from the city center.

Am I allowed to travel from Plymouth to Roscoff?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Plymouth to Roscoff. Before your trip, check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in France and the documents necessary for your journey.

Can I travel on the ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff with a car?

Yes, ferries operating on the Plymouth - Roscoff connection have car decks so you can transfer your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

On Brittany Ferries ferries there is no official limit to the luggage you can carry. However, for foot passengers, the company recommends limiting their luggage to a maximum of 2 pieces of luggage weighing 20 kg per crossing.

During your ferry trip from Plymouth to Roscoff, you can keep your luggage next to you, keep it in your vehicle, or store it in your cabin.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items.

Cabins

Ferries traveling from Plymouth to Roscoff have many types of cabins available, from simple one-bed ones to premium options.

Pet travel

Pets are welcome on ferries operating on the Plymouth - Roscoff route. On Brittany Ferries vessels there are kennels and pet-friendly cabins for your 4-legged friend.

Pets must be muzzled and on a leash at all times whilst in the exercise area, i.e. outside of the kennel / pet-friendly cabin.

Make sure to carry your pet’s health certificates and any supplies you might need.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Plymouth to Roscoff?

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