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Ferry Routes and Operators within France

Please note that this list of ferry operators in France may not be conclusive. Please check with individual operators for routes and timetables.

Taking a motorcycle on board a ferry is often very reasonable, many ferry operators will charge any pillion as a foot passenger and charge a separate fee for bike and rider.

This table is for routes between France and the United Kingdom, for all other countries please see below.

United Kingdom FRANCE Operators
Dover Calais DFDS Seaways

Dover Dunkirk DFDS Seaways
Newhaven Dieppe Transmanche Ferries
DFDS Seaways
Poole Cherbourg Brittany Ferries
Portsmouth Caen Brittany Ferries
Portsmouth Cherbourg Brittany Ferries
Portsmouth Le Havre Brittany Ferries
DFDS Seaways
Portsmouth St Mako Brittany Ferries
Plymouth Roscoff Brittany Ferries
Plymouth St Malo Brittany Ferries

You can sail within France, to other destinations in Europe.

France Destination Operators
Carteret Guernsey Manche Iles Express
Carteret Jersey Manche Iles Express
Cherbourg Rosslare, Ireland Irish Ferries, Celtic Link Ferries
Dielette Alderney, Guernsey Manche Iles Express
Dielette Guernsey Manche Iles Express
Granville Jersey Manche Iles Express
Marseille Ajaccio, Corsica SNCM, La Meridionale
Marseille Bastia, Corsica SNCM, La Meridionale
Marseille Ile Rousse, Corsica SNCM
Marseille Porto Vecchio, Corsica SNCM
Marseille Propriano, Corsica SNCM, La Meridionale
Nice Ajaccio, Corsica Corsicca Sardinia Ferries, SNCM
Nice Bastia, Corsica Corsica Sardinia Ferries, SNCM
Nice Calvi, Corsica Corsica Sardinia Ferries
Nice Ile Rouse, Corsica Corscia Sardinia Ferries, SNCM
Roscoff Cork, Ireland Brittany Ferries
Saint Malo Guernsey Condor Ferries
Saint Malo Jersey Condor Ferries
Saint Nazaire Gijon, Spain GLD Atlantique
Sete Barcelona, Spain Grandi Navi Veloci
Sete Nador, Morocco Grandi Navi Veloci
Sete Tangier, Morocco Grandi Navi Veloci
Toulon Ajaccio, Corsica Corsica Sardinia Ferries, SNCM
Toulon Bastia, Corsica Corsica Sardinia Ferries, SNCM
Toulon Ille Rouse, Corsica Corsica Sardinia Ferries

Information is correct at the time of publishing (April 2013), please confirm as required with operators.

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