France's second biggest ferry port, Le Havre welcomes hundreds of thousands of passengers to the scenic Normandy coast every year.
With up to two arrivals every day from Portsmouth, travelsupermarket.com brings you one of the most affordable and reliable ferry services across the western Channel. Le Havre translates simply as `The Harbour', no surprise when you know it is the biggest port on France's northern coast, welcoming millions of tons of freight as well as LD Lines popular ferry service. Using travelsupermarket.com's ferry comparison service is the perfect way to check for cheap ferries to Le Havre and the other ports on the Western Channel.
Extensively rebuilt during the twentieth century, Le Havre city centre has recently been designated a World Heritage site. Along with this rebuild was the arrival of the French motorway network which makes Le Havre a perfect port of arrival whether you are staying in the area and exploring the beaches of Normandy or travelling to Paris or the west of France.
As Northern France's largest ferry port, Le Havre offers you an affordable and convenient ferry service:
LD Lines offer two sailings a day between Le Havre and Portsmouth on the English south coast with the exception of Monday when there is one arrival. Sailing times can be as quick as five and a half hours.
Le Havre is found around 200km north-west of Paris. The two cities are directly connected by the A13 and A131, whilst the A13 also allows for a quick transfer to Caen, 30km to the west. The national rail network, the SNCF, connects Le Havre with Paris in a little over two hours.
The modern and sophisticated `Citadelle' terminal is used exclusively by LD Lines and offers the following facilities: