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brittany ferries special offers Portsmouth St MaloThe Brittany Ferries car ferry from Portsmouth to St Malo is their longest crossing bewteen England and France, yet remains one of the most popular. In fact the length of the overnight crossing from Portsmouth, almost 11 hours, is one of the reasons for its popularity. It means you get a good night's sleep and start your onward journey with Brittany, Normandy and the whole of Western France on your doorstep. But be warned! The Friday evening departure from Portsmouth is particularly popular and gets booked up early.

The ferry crossing from Portsmouth to St Malo operates every day (except Saturdays from November to March) and leaves Portsmouth at 20.30, just in time for dinner on board, arriving in St Malo at 8.30 French time, so plenty of time for breakfast before you leave the ship. The return journey leaves St Malo every day (except Sundays from November to March) at 10.30, arriving in Portsmouth at 18.15. The Saturday sailing in the winter leaves St Malo in the evening. These times from both Portsmouth and St Malo can vary according to tides, so make sure you check the times of your particular crossing.

Latest timetables for Brittany Ferries Portsmouth St Malo crossing.

pont aven ferry portsmouth st maloThe route is shared during the winter between the flagship of Brittany Ferries fleet, the Pont-Aven, and the Bretagne, specially commissioned for this route in 1991. For more about the Pont-Aven take a look at our page about the Plymouth to Roscoff crossing.

Throughout the summer the crossing is served by the MV Bretagne. This vessel is one of Brittany Ferries' cruise ferries, a title earned because their standard of accommodation and facilities bears comparison with many a cruise liner. The ship can carry up to 2,000 passengers and 580 cars.

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There's plenty to keep you entertained on the crossing, including cabaret featuring a DJ, a magician and a live band, activities for kids, a games room, 2 cinemas, a sundeck and lots of space both inside and outside. There is a range of cabin types, from 2 berth ensuite to luxurious Commodore Cabins with a standard of comfort and amenities usually associated with up-market hotel rooms, and all cabins are air conditioned. There is also a plentiful supply of comfortable reclining seats. WiFi is available on board.

As you would expect on a French vessel the food is excellent. The main restaurant offers a full table service and there is also a self-service restaurant, a coffee shop and two bars.

Portsmouth has recently re-invented itself as a trendy waterside city, so if you can't make it to the ferry terminal without an overnight stop you could do worse than spend an evening in Portsmouth. The waterfont area has plenty of restaurants and bars to while away the time. The ferry terminal is right at the end of the M275, making it one of the easiest of all ferry terminals to access. The M275 links directly to the M27 which in turn links into the rest of the UK motorway network, so wherever you're coming from, Portsmouth is very convenient.

The Portsmouth ferry port is very easy to reach, being at the very end of the M275 motorway. This connect directly to the M27 so within minutes of leaving the port you are on your way. Arriving at Portsmouth by road you follow the M27 then the M275, so wherever you are coming from this must be the easiest ferry port in the UK to find.

St Malo ferry port is just a few minutes' drive from the centre of the town. St Malo is beautifully situated at the mouth of the river Rance, and the approach to the port from the sea is quite spectacular. The town is famous both for its beaches and its Citadel, whose walls dominate the town and enclose its ancient centre. You could easily spend your entire holiday within 50 km of St Malo, enjoying the gorgeous beaches along the coast and lush scenery inland. But St Malo is also a great starting point for a journey to anywhere in Brittany, Normandy or thoughout Western France.

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