Cherbourg Ferry Port
Cherbourg ferry port has regular sailings arriving from both Poole and Portsmouth in the UK and from Rosslare in Ireland.
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Directions To and From Cherbourg Ferry Terminal
Address: Quai de Normandie (Brittany Ferries & Condor Ferries) or Gare Maritime (Irish Ferries) 50100, Cherbourg
You can reach Cherbourg ferry port on the following routes:
- Portsmouth to Cherbourg (Brittany Ferries)
- Poole to Cherbourg (Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries)
- Rosslare to Cherbourg (Irish Ferries)
- Dublin to Cherbourg (Irish Ferries)
Cherbourg, located in North-West France, has a well connected ferry port with sailings arriving from both Poole and Portsmouth in the UK and from Rosslare in Ireland.
Getting to Cherbourg Ferry Port
Cherbourg Ferry Port is well signposted once you're nearby. From Paris, it's the A15 and then the E05 in the direction of Rouen. Then follow signs for Caen and and then the E46 to Cherbourg. From Le Havre and St.Malo head towards Caen and then take the E46.
Taxis will usually be available and waiting outside of the ferry terminal for arrivals and departures. If none are available, the tourist information desk will be able to call one for you.
The nearest train station is Cherbourg and has regular services to Caen, Rouen, and Rennes (via Lison). It's a 5 minute taxi ride or a 40-minute walk.
A free shuttle bus service operates between Cherbourg Port and La Cite de la Mer (near the town centre) for Brittany Ferries arrivals and departures. Buses that serve the rest of the town can be boarded in town.
Cherbourg Ferry Port Facilities
The bar is open all day, from early morning until late evening.
Bureau de Change
A Bureau de Change facility is open for all arrivals and departures.
The terminal building in on 2 floors and has a lift available. Free disabled parking is available in front of the terminal. Please note that the free shuttle bus from the port to the town centre does not offer disabled access.
There is a shuttle bus which transports foot passengers between the passenger terminal and the ships for arrivals and departures.
Terminal Opening Hours
The terminal is staffed for all arrivals and departures.
The tourist information is open throughout the year for ship arrivals and departures.
Parking at Cherbourg Ferry Port
There is a car park situated in front of the terminal for short and long-term stays. There is no charge for parking here but it is at the owner's risk. Part of the car park is reserved for motor homes and caravans and there is 24 hour access to toilet facilities. Secure parking (payable at approx €3.60) is available behind the terminal.
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