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Ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre

There are around 4 weekly sailings from Portsmouth to Le Havre. The Portsmouth Le Havre ferry is operated by Brittany Ferries. Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Portsmouth to Le Havre Ferry Times

Ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre typically depart from Portsmouth at around 11:30. The average sailing time of a Le Havre Portsmouth ferry is approximately 6h 0m.

Portsmouth Le Havre Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Portsmouth Le Havre ferries typically range between €101* and €481*. The average price is around €280*. The cheapest ferry prices from Portsmouth to Le Havre start from €41*. The average price for a foot passenger is €223*. The average price for a car ferry is €287*.

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

What is the distance between Portsmouth and Le Havre?

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

Is there a Portsmouth Le Havre car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Portsmouth Le Havre ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre with Brittany Ferries.

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Portsmouth - Le Havre Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators Brittany Ferries
Average Price 357 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 4
Average Sailing Duration 6h 0m
First Ferry 11:30
Distance 107 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 Portsmouth to Le Havre?

The approximate duration for ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre is 6h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Portsmouth to Le Havre is approximately 394 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Portsmouth to Le Havre?

There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre and this is
  • Brittany Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Book Portsmouth to Le Havre 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 Portsmouth to Le Havre?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries 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 car from Portsmouth to Le Havre with the following operators
  • Brittany Ferries

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Portsmouth to Le Havre?

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 Le Havre from Portsmouth?

Portsmouth to Le Havre is approximately 107 nautical miles distance apart.

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.


Portsmouth to Le Havre Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/07/2024 and 14/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Brittany Ferries 11:30 17:30 6 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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