Cherbourg to Poole ferry

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Cherbourg to Poole. Traveling by ferry from Cherbourg to Poole usually takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance77 mi (124 km)
Shortest duration4h 30m
Cheapest price£21.34
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceBrittany Ferries
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Cherbourg to Poole?

There is one ferry company that operates from Cherbourg to Poole. Brittany Ferries is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Brittany Ferries14h 30m£53.94
  • Book Brittany Ferries from Cherbourg to Poole from £21. There are 1 Brittany Ferries schedules from Cherbourg to Poole and you can expect on average to pay for a Brittany Ferries ticket to Poole. In Cherbourg, Brittany Ferries departs to Poole from Terminal Transmanche and no other station. In Poole, Brittany Ferries arrives at Ferry Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Brittany Ferries from Cherbourg to Poole takes 4 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Brittany Ferries offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Poole.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 77 miles (124 kilometers) from Cherbourg to Poole. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the ferry.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Cherbourg to Poole is on Saturday. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Sunday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Sunday is the way to go.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Cherbourg to Poole. Therefore, the 17:00 ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

There is usually only one ferry per day from Cherbourg to Poole. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct ferry, meaning that you do not have to get on a different ferry at any point during your trip.

City Information


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Endless golden, sandy beaches on the south coast of England characterize the popular destination of Poole. After its neighbor, Bournemouth, the coastal town is the second-largest in Dorset. Many travellers head to Poole to spend long, sunny summer days on one of its beaches. Sandbanks Beach is one of the most beloved, with a unique location on a small peninsula at the mouth of Poole Harbor. Gorgeous landscapes, excellent kitesurfing, soft sand, and a lively promenade make this beach the ultimate summer destination.

Poole still offers plenty to do if you visit outside of sunbathing months. Its vibrant quayside is filled with fantastic restaurants and trendy bars, and the highstreets offer boutique and local shopping experiences. Poole also serves as a gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast. Many public transport options provide access to this breathtaking geological and archaeological site.

Since it's a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, Poole can be reached by many forms of travel for those without cars. Poole is only 2.5 hours from London by train on the South West Train line, and frequent trips on Megabus and National Express from London also arrive roughly every hour at peak season.

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Cherbourg?

Main departure station: Terminal Transmanche

Most ferries depart from the main station in Cherbourg.

All ferry stations in Cherbourg:

  • Terminal Transmanche

Where does the ferry arrive in Poole?

Main arrival station: Ferry Terminal

All ferries from Cherbourg arrive at one main station in Poole.

Ferry stations in Poole:

  • Ferry Terminal

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