Getting to France by Car

Taking your own car from the UK to France can often be the best way to travel. Whether you are towing the family caravan to the Mediterranean or just popping across to Calais to replenish the wine cellar, taking your own car can give you the ultimate freedom when travelling in France. You can take your car to France either by ferry or on Eurotunnel / Le Shuttle which is the car train that operates between Folkestone and Calais.


Eurotunnel Logo Eurotunnel will get you from Folkestone to Calais in 35 minutes.
Direct Ferries provide an excellent ferry booking service across all the cross channel ferry operators.


Ferry Operators between the UK and France
P and O Ferries

P&O Ferries


  • Dover - Calais
Brittany Ferries

Brittany Ferries


  • Plymouth - Roscoff
  • Plymouth - St Malo
  • Poole - Cherbourg
  • Portsmouth - Cherbourg
  • Portsmouth - St Malo
  • Portsmouth - Caen
Condor Ferries

Condor Ferries


  • Jersey - St Malo
  • Guernsey - St Malo
  • Portsmouth - Cherbourg
  • Poole - St Malo
  • Weymouth - St Malo
LD Lines

LD Lines


  • Portsmouth - Le Havre
Transmanche Ferries

Transmanche Ferries


  • Newhaven - Dieppe
DFDS Seaways

DFDS Seaways


  • Dover - Dunkirk

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