Getting To Normandy

By Ferry, By Train & By Plane

By Ferry/Euro Tunnel

Ferry Operator Crossing
Brittany Ferries Portsmouth - Caen
Portsmouth - Cherbourg
Portsmouth - St Malo
Plymouth - Roscoff
Poole - Cherbourg
LD Lines Portsmouth - Le Havre
DFDS Seaways - Dover - Calais
Sea France Dover - Calais
Euro Tunnel Folkstone - Calais
P&O Ferries Dover - Calais


Port Average Driving Time Distance in Miles
Caen 00H54 32 miles
Le Havre 01H51 87 miles
Cherbourg 02H33 104 miles
St Malo 02H26 110 miles
Dieppe 02H43 143 miles
Roscoff 04H05 217 Miles
Eurotunnel / Calais 04H02 242 Miles
Dunkirk 04H04 261 Miles

By Plane

The fastest way to Normandy is by plane. Browse the table below to see what airport you would fly from in the UK and the transfer time once you arrive in France.

UK Airport French Airport Transfer Time in France
Most UK & Irish Airports Paris CDG  300km 2h52mins

East Midlands, London Stanstead

London Southend (Flybe)



 180km 2hours

 51km 00H54

By Train

Travel by from St Pancras, Ebbsfleet or Ashford to Paris Gare du Nord.
For European train times go to or phone Rail Europe on 0870 584 8848

Travelling from England rail passengers will arrive in Paris.

Travelling from Jersey rail passengers will travel by train from the French port of Granville to Flers. From this local train station in Normandy, a coach transfer will take you to your accommodation.

Passports and Visas:

Full UK/EU/US passport is required