Jersey Ferry Routes Ferries Crossings to Europe

Jersey Ferry Routes Ferries Crossings to Europe

Ferries to Jersey travel on five different return routes. To get to Jersey from mainland U.K. you can go from Portsmouth, Weymouth or Poole and you can also go from St. Malo to Jersey and from Guernsey to Jersey. Ferries to Jersey are provided by Condor a reliable and family friendly firm.


Jersey is around 100 miles away from the mainland of the U.K. and is in fact its most southerly point despite being closer to France than it is to England. It offers a unique mixture of French and English culture and some wonderful beaches and scenery plus weather that is far more clement than the rest of the U.K.

Jersey is only nine miles in length and five miles in diameter but is still the biggest of the Channel Islands and attracts large amounts of tourists every year who come to walk on the golden beaches and enjoy the islands' rich cultural heritage.

Sailing routes

There are up to six weekly crossings from Portsmouth to Jersey with Condor ferries with a sailing time of nine hours. Ferries from Poole to Jersey with Condor sail twice a day with a crossing time of four hours and from Weymouth to Jersey with Condor there is one sailing per day with a crossing time of three hours fifteen minutes.

If you're coming from France, Condor provide a service from St.Malo to Jersey with two daily crossings taking around three hours fifteen minutes. Condor, also operate a service between Guernsey and Jersey with two crossings per day and a crossing time of one hour fifteen minutes.

Condor ferries offer a 'fastcat' catamaran service and a conventional car ferry service. Check for further details at

Jersey Ferry Port

Driving directions

To Portsmouth: Take the M275, which is the motorway network that leads directly to the port.
To Poole: From the east follow the A348 or the A35 and when you reach Poole follow the signs to the ferries.
To Weymouth: Weymouth is south of Dorchester on the A354 as you approach Weymouth look for signs to ferries. If you're coming from Poole, take the A351 and then the A352 and then the A353 in to the town centre.

Why Jersey?

They say small is beautiful and Jersey is no exception to this rule. This attractive island in the English Channel has a warm climate, long golden beaches and beautiful scenery suffused with a certain French charm and languor. Jersey, although small, offers fifty miles of untouched coastline and offers a rich cultural heritage. Enjoy cheap VAT free shopping prices in the islands' capital St. Helier or relax in one of the many tranquil bays around the island like St. Brelades or Portlet Bay.