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Ferry from Cherbourg to Poole

Ferries run between Cherbourg and Poole run once a day. 2 ferry operators sail between Cherbourg to Poole, these include Brittany Ferries & Condor Ferries. Cherbourg Poole Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Cherbourg to Poole Ferry Times

Ferries from Cherbourg to Poole typically depart from Cherbourg at around 11:50. The average sailing time of a Poole Cherbourg ferry is approximately 5h 9m.

Cherbourg Poole Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Cherbourg Poole ferries typically range between €123* and €610*. The average price is around €335*. The cheapest ferry prices from Cherbourg to Poole start from €26*. The average price for a foot passenger is €226*. The average price for a car ferry is €360*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Cherbourg and Poole?

The distance between Cherbourg to Poole is approximately 78.3 miles (126.0km), or 68.0 nautical miles.

Is there a Cherbourg Poole car ferry?

Yes, Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries offer a car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Cherbourg and Poole.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Cherbourg Poole ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Cherbourg to Poole with Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries.

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Cherbourg - Poole Route summary
Departure Country France
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 2
Operators Brittany Ferries & Condor Ferries
Average Price 425 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 7
Average Sailing Duration 5h 9m
Fastest Sailing Duration 2h 45m
First Ferry 11:50
Last Ferry 21:45
Distance 68 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Cherbourg to Poole?

The approximate duration for ferries from Cherbourg to Poole is 5h 12m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Cherbourg to Poole?

Cherbourg to Poole is approximately 402 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Cherbourg to Poole?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Cherbourg to Poole. These ferry companies are
  • Brittany Ferries
  • Condor Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Cherbourg to Poole?

Book Cherbourg to Poole tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

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

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Cherbourg to Poole with
  • Brittany Ferries
  • Condor Ferries

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

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

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Brittany Ferries

How far is Poole from Cherbourg?

Cherbourg to Poole is approximately 68 nautical miles distance apart.

Cherbourg Guide

The French city and port of Cherbourg is located on the Cotentin Peninsular in the north west of France. Invaded by the Vikings in the 9th century who were instrumental in developing Cherbourg into a port, the city has a long history. In Napoleonic times the harbour was fortified in order to prevent a British naval assault on it. Underwater obstructions were sunk at intervals across the harbour entrance which were eventually replaced with piles of masonry rubble. The works began in 1784 and were not concluded until 1850, long after Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.

There are many things to see and do in Cherbourg including the Cite de la Mer (the city of the sea) which is a museum dedicated to maritime history. The museum was opened in 2002 and is housed in the cruise terminal at Cherbourg port. Visitors to the city may also choose to take a leisurely stroll in the Jardin de la Roche Fauconniere which is a private botanical garden located in the Parc de la Fauconniere. Established in the 1870's the gardens contain roughly 3,400 specimens, many of which come from the Southern Hemisphere.

Poole Guide

The medieval port town of Poole is located in the south coast of England an the county of Dorset. The town lies on the English Channel coast and is full of tourist attractions and activities, such as its famous pottery and Poole Park. Other popular sights in and around the town include Poole Harbour and the Sandbanks Peninsular which provide excellent facilities for boating and water sports in general. In this area there are also some well respected restaurants and cafes, a number of historic 18th century buildings and some lovely waterside hotels.

Dorset's beaches are some of the best in the United Kingdom and are sometimes called the 'Florida Keys of British beaches'. Poole itself has over 5 km of beaches which are popular with both locals and tourists. The most vibrant part of the town is Poole Quay where there are many restaurants and bars to enjoy. Festivals and events in the town include the Poole Summer Breeze, the largest beach party, held every Thursday night in the summer, with live music, a fun zone for families, barbecue areas and a spectacular firework display.

Cherbourg to Poole Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 22/07/2024 and 28/07/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 17:00 21:30 4 hours 30 minutes Sun
Brittany Ferries 18:15 22:45 4 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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