Ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are normally 5 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Portsmouth in southern England, UK, to the port of Le Havre in Normandy, France. On Ferryhopper, you can find all info about routes, schedules and prices of ferries to the coastal town of northwestern France.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

The Portsmouth - Le Havre ferry route is available with up to 1 daily crossing from March to November. The route is operated by the ferry company Brittany Ferries.

Tip: please note that the ferry timetable for the route from Portsmouth to Le Havre is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

The Portsmouth - Le Havre route is normally operated 5 times a week, from Sunday to Thursday. The daily ferry usually departs from Portsmouth at 23:31 and arrives in Le Havre at approximately 08:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Portsmouth - Le Havre ferry tickets usually start at around €164. The final ticket cost depends on vehicle selection, discounts, offers, and cabin type.

Offers

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Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

The ferry trip from Portsmouth to Le Havre lasts around 8 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

The connections from Portsmouth to Le Havre are usually operated by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry to Le Havre reaches the port in about 8 hr.

What’s the distance between Portsmouth and Le Havre?

The distance between Portsmouth and Le Havre is about 126 nautical miles (around 233 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Le Havre from Portsmouth

Take a look at some useful tips for your ferry trip to Le Havre:

  • In the high season, we recommend arriving at the port of Portsmouth 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-hr 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.
  • If you wish to travel to France from the port of Portsmouth, you can also catch a ferry to Caen, Cherbourg or Saint-Malo. Take a look at the Portsmouth to Caen, Portsmouth to Cherbourg and Portsmouth to Saint-Malo ferry connection, and discover the coast of northwestern France!

Where to take the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre

Ferries to Le Havre depart regularly from the port of Portsmouth in southern England.

Portsmouth is easy to reach via the M27 road linking the city directly to the motorway network. The port is about a 2-hr drive from London (125 km). You can also travel from London to Portsmouth by train and walk from the station to the Passenger Terminal in about 25 min.

Near the port area, you will find many amenities, such as restaurants, cafes, parking lots, hotels, bars, and shops.

Am I allowed to travel from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Portsmouth to Le Havre. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in France, including all the documents required for your journey.

Can I travel on the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Portsmouth to Le Havre have car decks, so you can embark your vehicle.

Ferry luggage

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

During your ferry trip from Portsmouth to Le Havre, you can keep your luggage next to you, keep it in your vehicle, or store it in your cabin.

Cabins

Ferries traveling from Portsmouth to Le Havre have many types of cabins available, from simple one-bed ones to premium options.

Pet travel 

Pets are welcome to travel with Brittany Ferries. However, pets are not allowed in public areas and should remain in your vehicle throughout the ferry trip to Le Havre. 

Make sure to carry along all the necessary pet documents, tickets and supplies for a smooth trip.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

At the moment, it is not possible to book Portsmouth - Le Havre tickets on Ferryhopper. For now, you can check out our Map of ferries and find out all the available connections to other French coastal towns.

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