Getting the ferry to France is the ideal way to travel for day trips, short breaks and even longer holidays. Below is some useful information on cheap ferry deals to France.
LD Lines and Transmanche Ferries have the most frequent service between the UK and France. They provide a daily return service from Portsmouth to Le Havre and during the summer have a daily service from Newhaven to Le Havre. They also run a ferry between Newhaven and Dieppe. Current special offers include Portsmouth to Le Havre from £48.50 and Newhaven to Dieppe from £44.50.
P & O Ferries
P & O provide a convenient and flexible way to cross the Strait of Dover. Journey time is only 90 minutes and there are up to 23 crossings in each direction per day. The ferry takes both foot passengers and vehicles and there is direct motorway access on both sides of the Channel. Fares start from around £30 each way.
Sea France provides cheap ferries between Dover and Calais. The currently have a range of special offers including frequent traveller discounts and cheap day trips. Day trip fares start from just £22 each way. With their midweek saver option, if you travel between Sunday and Thursday or between Monday and Friday Calais-Dover it costs just £35 for a 48 hour return or £45 for a 120 hour return.
Brittany Ferries offer a wide range of routes and departure times. Routes include Dover to Calais, Portsmouth to Cherbourg and Caen, Plymouth to Santander and Roscoff and Poole to Cherbourg. Brittany Ferries offer more of a cruise service and have a strong focus on cuisine. Single fares start from £158 and return fares from £282.