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English Channel ferries

November 7th, 2008 by paris

Cross channel ferries are sailing every day to bring locals and tourists across the English Channel. English Channel ferries are operated by several of the best ferry operating companies in Continental Europe and UK. These ferries are a lot more convenient than taking a plane and you can also enjoy the view going thru the English Channel and into UK or back to Paris, Brussels, or London.

The English Channel ferries are among the fastest, and they go back and forth very frequently in a day. Of course, there are also sailing time slots to follow when you book your tickets to ride English Channel ferries. It’s best to book early since the ferries tend to become full as the day progresses. Among the leading ferry boat services the will take you across the English Channel are the Eurotunnel ferries, P&O ferries, Transmanche, LD Lines, Norfolk Line, Brittany Ferries, Speed Ferries, and Condor Ferries. These ferries travel back and forth from 3 to 60 sailings a day.

When you book online, the prices for these English Channel ferries are cheaper. You can book for any direction, whether from Calais to Dover, Portsmouth to Bilbao, Rotterdam to Zeebrugge-Hull, or coming from Santander, Spain and Roscoff, or Brittany to Plymouth. There are also other stops:

    From St. Malo to Poole and Weymouth
    From Le Havre to Portsmouth or Newhaven
    From Dieppe to Newhaven
    From Boulogne to Dover, and
    From Dunkerque to Dover

Travel time takes between 70-90 minutes depending upon your route, and you may purchase one-way or roundtrip tickets.

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  • 1 Kiser Mar 20, 2009 at 4:02 am

    Do you know how much these tickets cost…especially one way versus 2 way roundtrip? I know sometimes you get a better deal on things by going ahead and buying a roundtrip. I am on a super tight budget (which brought me to your great blog) and I am trying to calculate just how much all these fares will run me. Thanks!