Sea Travel to and from  France

from the Channel Islands and U.K




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 CONDOR- Also see UK to France

Condor have boats running between the islands and France on several days of the week in winter and everyday in the season.  The Condor Rapide runs between the Channel Islands and France and there are sailings on the Vitesse and Express between the UK and France going via Guernsey and Jersey.  First class facilities on all boats and dedicated children's play area with films showing.


Condor Vessels:  - all car and passenger carrying

High Speed Catamarans:

Condor Express


Travel between the Channel Islands, England and France

Condor Rapide - travels between France and the islands.

Conventional Vessel

Commodore Clipper

Channel Islands to Portsmouth


The catamarans take approximately 4 hours from France to England, 3 hours from Jersey to England and 2 hours from Guernsey to England.  It takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes between Jersey and France. There are hot meals from the Counter at the Cafeteria on the Condor Express and Vitesse, hot snacks on the Condor Rapide and full sit down restaurant facilities on the Clipper and  Goodwill.  The Clipper and Goodwill have passenger cabins and the other vessels have first class sections and reclining seats.






Lines: Manches Iles Express


Manche Iles Express have two high speed, passenger carrying only catamarans  called the Marine Marie and the Victor Hugo. Le Tocqueville, which is a monohull and thus capable of sailing in heavier seas has just joined the fleet.  The boats travel from the Albert Pier in the port of St. Helier in Jersey and also from Gorey Harbour to Normandy and also the other islands of Guernsey, Alderney and Sark.  These are comfortable high speed boats.

Routes are from Granville, Carteret, Dielette to Jersey and Guernsey and they boats also travel inter ilsand to Alderny, Sark and Herm.


Linking the Channel Islands to Normandy

Let us organise your day trips to Normandy, Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Jersey and Sark.   Wonderful days away on offer for longer stays hotel breaks arranged.  Telephone 01534 888783


THE UK to France - Click on company name to go to their website

Keep Scrolling down there are some incredible bargains to be found from Normandy and the North East of France


Brittany Ferries    

Several boats travel between Portsmouth and destinations such as Caen, Cherbourg, Roscoff and St. Malo.  Boats are very luxurious.  Restaurants are worth a mention as the company is French and  the menus are cooked in that style.  There is a serve yourself buffet on some boats which is of an amazingly high standard.  On board entertainment, disco and cinemas.



Condor  -  Sailings between both Portsmouth and Weymouth and France going via the Channel Islands stopping off to dock and unload in Guernsey and then to dock and unload in Jersey.  Also Channel Islands to France. Conventional ferry sails once a week from England again via Channel Islands.

Euro Tunnel    

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LD Lines

Travel between Le Havre and Portsmouth


Norfolk Line

Car Ferries and Freight between Dunkirk and Dover

P & O   

Dover to Calais.  Excellent first class lounges.  Some wonderful travel deals can be found.



First class travel is amazing and there are many sailings in the winter and some excellent deals particularly on day returns. 



Running between Dover and Boulogne



Travelling between Dieppe and Newhaven. 


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