|► See Eurostar page for trains from London or Ashford to France and Belgium|
- Calais - three
carriers including Eurotunnel (from Folkestone)
The shortest and quickest services to France.
Appropriate for reaching any region of France. Check out
Routes from Calais
|Eurotunnel le Shuttle - up to 4 crossings each hour|
|DFDS Seaways Up to 10 crossings a day|
|P&O Ferries Up to 23 crossings a day|
|Dover - Dunkirk||DFDS Seaways Up to 9 crossings a day|
|Hull Zeebrugge (Belgium) The least hassle from the North of England . Quick access to France||P&O Ferries 1 overnight crossing in each direction|
|Newhaven - Dieppe||DFDS Seaways Up to 3 crossings a day|
|Portsmouth - Le Havre||Brittany Ferries Seasonal late March to late October: usually 1 crossing each day, generally leaving at 7 a.m. from Thursday to Sunday, or 11.15 Monday to Thursday|
|Portsmouth - Caen. May save time for trips to western France ... but usually much more expensive than short crossings.||Brittany Ferries
Daily up to 3 sailings a day
|Portsmouth - Cherbourg||Brittany Ferries 1 sailing a day by fast catamaran - 3 hrs. Seasonal: late April - early September|
|Portsmouth - St Malo||Brittany Ferries 1 sailing most nights; outward crossing departs 8.15 pm. Crossing time about 11 hours|
|Poole - Cherbourg||Brittany Ferries Daily 3
Jan to 8 March, then 30 Apr. to 01 Nov. One sailing a day
usually at 8.30 am - outward.
|Plymouth - Roscoff (Brittany) Useful only for reaching Brittany and the Atlantic regions of France||Brittany Ferries
Seasonal : sporadic in winter, daily from 12th
25th Sept. One crossing a day - very varied departure times depending
** It is also possible to sail to France using Condor Ferries, but most UK-France sailings on Condor involve a change of ships in the Channel Islands
- Flying to France: check out the Flight guide for France information page
- By train from London : check out direct train services from London to France
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