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Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry

Typically ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre sail 4 times a week. The Portsmouth to Le Havre ferry is operated by Brittany Ferries. Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry Times

Portsmouth Le Havre ferries typically depart from Portsmouth at around 23:31. The average sailing time of the ferry from Le Havre to Portsmouth is approximately 7h 59m.

Portsmouth to Le Havre Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre typically range between $386* and $1045*. On average the Portsmouth Le Havre ferry is $675*. The cheapest Portsmouth Le Havre ferry prices start from $236*. The average price for a foot passenger is $808*. The average price for a Portsmouth Le Havre car ferry is $646*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Le Havre from Portsmouth?

The distance between Portsmouth and Le Havre is approximately 123.8 miles (199.2km), or 107.6 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre provided by Brittany Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Portsmouth and Le Havre.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Portsmouth Le Havre ferry?

Yes, Portsmouth Le Havre ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Portsmouth to Le Havre with Brittany Ferries.

Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Brittany Ferries - 4 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Portsmouth - Le Havre Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Brittany Ferries
Average Price A$628*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 6h 55m
Fastest Sailing Duration 6h 0m
First Ferry 11:30
Last Ferry 23:31
Distance 107 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

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

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre is approximately 7h 59m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Portsmouth to Le Havre?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Portsmouth to Le Havre and this is
    • Brittany Ferries
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

    Ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Portsmouth to Le Havre with
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Portsmouth to Le Havre with
    • Brittany Ferries
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
    • Brittany Ferries

Portsmouth Guide

Portsmouth is one of the best connected ports in the United Kingdom, serving nine different destinations across Europe with operators including Condor Ferries and Brittany Ferries. To the south of the naval base, you will find the Isle of Wight (Ryde) Passenger Ferry Terminal, while the Continental Ferry Terminal serves Le Havre in France and Bilbao in Spain. There are also daily crossings to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo in France, St Helier in Jersey and St Peter Port in Guernsey.

Located on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire, Portsmouth is the UK's only island city, situated around 100 km to the south west of London and 30 km to the east of Southampton. The city's long history is inextricably linked to the sea, hosting to the oldest dry dock in the world still used today and also to famous ships such as HMS Victory, Admiral Lord Nelson's flagship; the Mary Rose, and HMS Warrior.


Le Havre Guide

Le Havre is a French city and port that was founded by King Francis I in 1517 after the ports of Hornfleur and Harfleur, on the Seine estuary, silted up. Le Havre was enlarged during the first part of the 19th century by pushing back the city's ramparts and then later in the century by demolition them totally. The city's fast development and demography has been influenced by a number of events that occurred in the town's relatively recent history. First, during the 17th century Le Havre was a war port, then it was a successful trading port during the 18th century and during the 19th century many people emigrated to America. The city's industrialisation that commenced in the 1920's made it an important town and port for the Normandy region thanks to its global trade in coffee and cotton and in 2005 Le Havre's city was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of the works of architect Auguste Perret. He was labelled a "concrete poet" and an innovator and managed to successfully combine modern architecture with traditional architecture.

Le Havre is a deep-water port which can be accessed 24/7 unhindered by the tides and welcomes ships of all sizes. Ferry services operating from the port depart to Portsmouth on the south coast of England.


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