Poole
Cherbourg
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Poole Cherbourg Ferry

The Poole Cherbourg ferry route connects England with France and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Brittany Ferries service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 4 hours 30 minutes while the Condor Ferries service runs up to 1 times per week with a duration from 5 hours 40 minutes.

So that’s a combined 8 sailings on offer per week on the Poole Cherbourg route between England and France. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Poole to Cherbourg is approximately 5h 05m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg?

The average price of a ferry from Poole to Cherbourg is approximately 478 €. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Poole to Cherbourg can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Poole to Cherbourg?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Poole to Cherbourg. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Brittany Ferries
  • Condor Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Poole to Cherbourg?

Ferries from Poole to Cherbourg are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger onboard the ferries from Poole to Cherbourg with
  • Brittany Ferries
  • Condor Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Poole to Cherbourg with the following operators
  • Brittany Ferries
  • Condor Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Poole to Cherbourg?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Brittany Ferries

How far is Cherbourg from Poole?

Poole to Cherbourg is approximately 68 nautical miles distance apart.

Poole Guide

The English town of Pool lies on the English Channel coast in the south of England, in the county of Dorset. The town is around 30 km to the east of Dorchester and 180 km to the south west of London and is located on the eastern shores of Poole Harbour. The busy port, with many shipping movements each day, is also one of the world's largest natural harbours and is full of wildlife, much of which is visible in the marshes and mudflats and on Brownsea island inside the harbour. There is also a pontoon ferry crossing the harbour mouth back and forward all day, allowing easy access to the Purbecks.

The are good facilities inside the ferry terminal at the harbour including a cafe, a bureau de change and left luggage lockers. Ferry services operating from the port depart to Cherbourg in France with a crossing time of roughly 4 hours and 15 minutes. During the summer months, usually between May and September, there is also a fast ferry service to Cherbourg with a crossing time of just over 2 hours. In the summer there are additional services that operate to St Malo in France (4 hours and 30 minutes) and two daily crossings to St Peter Port in Guernsey (2 hours and 30 minutes) and St Helier in Jersey (3 hours).


Cherbourg Guide

The town and port of Cherbourg is located on the Cotentin Peninsular in the Manche department of Normandy in the north west of France. The town's port is perhaps best known as a cross channel port serving ferries travelling between the United Kingdom and France. One of the most popular attractions in the town is the Museum T. Henry which was founded in 1831 following a donation of more than 160 paintings by Henry, commissioner of the Royal Museums. Today, the museum has a collection of 300 paintings by French, Dutch and Italian artists stretching back from the present day to the Middle Ages. Contained in the collection are "The Ascent to Calvary" by Murrillo, "Christ Died" which is attributed to Filippino Lippi, and the "Conversion of St. Augustine" by Beato Angelico.

Also in the town and popular with visitors is the 12th century Abbey du Voeu which was dedicated to the Virgin. The church was consecrated in 1181, during the reign of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, who were present at the ceremony.

Ferry services from the port depart to Poole and Portsmouth in England and to Rosslare in Ireland.


Poole to Cherbourg Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 2024-06-17 and 2024-06-23


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 08:30 13:00 4 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Brittany Ferries 08:30 13:30 5 hours Wed

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