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Brittany Ferries Route From Caen To Portsmouth

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Brilliant trip on Normandie (4*), off-loading a nightmare (3*)

We used Brittany Ferries from Caen (Ouistreham) to Portsmouth on the Normandie. Brilliant ship. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dorset, United Kingdom
Crossing The English Channel

Traveling across the English Channel is a delight on Direct Ferries where I traveled from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scott P
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We used Brittany Ferries from Caen (Ouistreham) to Portsmouth on the Normandie. Brilliant ship. It was busy but checking in and loading at Ouistreham was very efficient. On board there was plenty to do, cafés, restaurants, cinemas, kids’ area, plenty of comfortable seating and best...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling across the English Channel is a delight on Direct Ferries where I traveled from Ouistreham in France for Portsmouth in the UK. On the passenger car ferry, there are many things to help pass the time while on the boat. There are souvenir shops,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Scott P
Reviewed August 4, 2019

A really good ferry and the a la carte restaurant serves some excellent food with great service. The cold buffet and desert buffet are exceptional

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Clive E
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Good service pre-boarding. Good boat - clean and well kept. Food good and nice bar areas. Cinemas if you want them too. I was a foot passenger - and the price was very reasonable

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robinwB4976HX
Reviewed July 27, 2019

We haven't been on a cross-Channel trip for several years, principally because of the drawback of living over 4 hours away from the ferry ports, but my wife and I decided we would like to visit some of the D-Day landing sites again to see...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Caddy1
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Yes, Brittany Ferries were good at getting people on and off a ship, but as soon as your are on you are forgotten about. The ferry was in a state of disrepair, with many of the seats damaged, unable to recline, and many doors unable...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed July 7, 2019

My partner and I had a Day Cabin on the 16.30 crossing from Caen to Portsmouth on 4th July, 2019. Whilst we were in bed having a rest I heard a noise from the door and thought it was just the ship creaking, then suddenly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Some 6 hours but the time passed quickly. Comfortable seating and not crowded, cabins available at extra cost. Mont St Michel well equipped ship with plenty of eating places and retail outlets. Friendly calm atmosphere. Good customer service.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Richard J
Reviewed June 20, 2019

Check in and boarding at Portsmouth was quick and efficient with ferry leaving on time. On board food and drink prices are reasonable considering you’re a captive audience. Ferry wasn’t busy and so loading/offloading was quicker than I’ve experienced in the past. Onboard standard wifi...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed June 10, 2019

This ferry port is only 10 min from camp site haliotis which I highly recommend there is a good supermarket and bread shop which sells fresh bread every day just 5minute from site. It is also a great place to ride a bike which you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lynne s
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