Ferry and Eurotunnel Travel

A number of companies sail between the United Kingdom and ports in Normandy. Brittany Ferries travels from Portsmouth to Le Havre, Caen, and Cherbourg year-round; its vessels run from Poole to Cherbourg as well. Daily ferries operated by LD lines connect Newhaven with Dieppe, and Dover with Calais or Dunkirk. The quickest crossing—a four-hour voyage between Newhaven and Dieppe—costs about €100 for a car and two passengers. If you’d rather travel under the Channel than on it, you can drive your car or motorcycle onto a Eurotunnel train at Folkestone for the 35-minute trip to Calais.

Boat Information

Brittany Ferries. 08–25–82–88–28; 0330–159–7000; www.brittany-ferries.com.

DFDS Seaways. 02–32–14–68–50; 0871--574--7235; www.dfdsseaways.com.

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. 08–10–63–03–04; 0844–335–3535; www.eurotunnel.com.

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