French Connections
Ferry to France

There are a wide range of ferry routes available to get you and your car to France from ports situated along the south coast of England, including Dover, Portsmouth and Plymouth. 

Services range from fast ferries to longer routes on very comfortable vessels where your holiday can start the moment you step aboard.

All you need to know about ferry routes and fares from the UK to France

Find out all you need to know about getting to France by ferry with our fully updated ferry guide.

Research the best routes for your ferry crossing, discover more about your chosen ferry port or read more about all the major ferry providers including P&O Ferries, Brittany Ferries, DFDS and Eurotunnel. Then find the latest cheap ferry fares using the Fare Search box on the right.

Getting to France by car is by far the most popular way to travel, so there are plenty of ferry routes and ferry companies to choose from. Go for the shortest channel from Dover to Calais for Paris or Northern France, or take the longer western channel crossings to the Brittany or Normandy ferry ports and cut your driving time if heading for southern or south west France. For the fastest crossing whatever the weather take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais.

We can also help you plan your holiday in France with a range of great value gorgeous self catering holiday rentals to choose from and plenty of free guides to read on the French regions and advice on driving in France.

Featured holiday rentals

Discounts and special offers

Grab a special offer or discounted deal on a French holiday home, farmhouse, cottage or villa.

Last Minute

See last minute availability for self catering rentals, villas and cottages across France.

Long lets

Looking for a long let prior to moving to France or taking an extended break or a sabbatical? See what our Owners have on offer >>

Car hire in France

Our dedicated car hire search engine finds the best prices for you with pick up points in all major French cities, airports and stations.

Mobile and Internet

Save money on mobile and broadband charges in France with LeFrenchMobile.


Compare and save up to 10% on foreign currency with our travel money comparison tool.

France by Ferry

Find some great deals on ferries to France.

Flying to France

See routes and get latest fares on flights to France.

Driving in France

Read our free guide to driving through France.