We used to try to give
summaries of the ferry companies fares and services here but everything is now so variable that we
now simply offer links to the current
information. Where particular offers are known and reported by us or
others they are found in the Forum.
Getting Good Fares
page carries information on the state of competition - updated only
to Roscoff / St Malo / Cherbourg and Santander;
Portsmouth to St Malo / Caen / Cherbourg;
Poole to Cherbourg & Cork to Roscoff.
services to the Chanel Islands plus St Malo and Cherbourg. On-line
booking limited to 6.5m max length and 3m max height
Newcastle to Amsterdam;
Harwich to Esbjerg (Denmark) and Harwich to
Cuxhaven - Hamburg;
Newcastle to Kristiansand & Gothenburg & beyond;
A wide range of connecting ferries
throughout Scandinavia and the Baltic can be booked through DFDS.
Folkestone to Coquelles (Calais); 35 mins platform to platform;
Motorhomes travel in single-deck
carriages, rather than the double-deckers used for saloon cars. You may
not use your gas or toilet or flash camera during the journey, but
toilets are provided in the train. New this year - habitation gas 'tanks' are
at last allowed in the tunnel as per their press release...
the market leader for cross-Channel travel, has announced that with effect
from 28 June, caravans, campervans, motorhomes and other recreational
vehicles fitted with LPG tanks for the purpose of heating, lighting,
cooking or refrigeration will be able to use the shuttle service from
Folkestone to Calais/Coquelles. ... Customers travelling with vehicles
fitted with LPG tanks for domestic services have to adhere to a few simple
conditions: The tank must be part of the standard equipment of the
vehicle. The maximum capacity of the tank should not exceed 93 litres
(47kg). The tank/vehicle must be fitted with a capacity gauge. The tank
must not be filled to more than 80% of its capacity (73 litres) All valves
must be in the 'off' position."
Newcastle to Norway - Stavanger and then on to
Haugesund and Bergen;
to Calais or Ostend;
Newhaven to Dieppe;
Liverpool to Dublin / IOM.
size restrictions apply.
Pembroke to Rosslare;
Holyhead to Dublin:
Rosslare to Roscoff and Cherbourg.
Dover to Dunkerque (Dunkirk)
Norfolkline concentrates on
the needs of motorists and their passengers
and will continue to accommodate cars and caravans/trailers, motorhomes
and motorcycles and will not be carrying foot passengers or coach groups.
All the following P&O
operations can now be found via the gateway site above.
And don't forget to check out their discount site
Mostyn to Dublin;
Fleetwood to Larne;
Cairnryan to Larne;
Troon to Larne;
Dublin or Rosslare or Cherbourg.
Portsmouth to Cherbourg;
Portsmouth to Caen;
Portsmouth to Bilbao in Spain.
On the Cherbourg & Caen route there is
the option of travelling by Fastcraft.
P&O North Sea Ferries:
Hull to Zeebrugge (Belgium);
Hull to Rotterdam (Holland/Netherlands).
P&O Scottish Ferries:
Aberdeen to Lerwick;
Onward link Lerwick to Bergen in Norway.
Dover to Calais;
Access to French routes doesn't seem possible via UK web servers.
Dover to Boulogne:
"SpeedFerries offers amendable return tickets
from £50, for a standard car including up to 6 passengers, on the all year
Dover-Boulogne fast ferry service. SpeedFerries is carrying cars,
motorcycles, mini vans, small motorhomes and cars with small trailers up
to a maximum length (including car with trailer) of 7,0 m long, 2,0 m wide
and 2,9 m high" (including any or all additions!).
Features include: amendable booking – even if you miss the ferry; price is
independent of the duration of your stay; fastest ferry crossing – just 50
minutes; Fair flexible Web Pricing. All topics dear to our hearts!!
There may be some flexibility over height but that 2.0m width restriction
is causing some problems - oh that it were 2.25!
Harwich to Hook of Holland;
Fishguard to Rosslare;
Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire (Dublin);
Stranraer to Belfast.
Also crossings from
to Oslo (Norway);
By ferry or HSS to Gothenburg (Sweden);
Keil (Germany) to Gothenburg;
to Varberg (Sweden).