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There are 3 ways to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer by car ferry, car, bus or car train

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

2 alternative options

Bus  •  21h 17m

  1. Take the bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 712 / ...

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Blandford Forum to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer by bus and train

The journey time between Blandford Forum and Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is around 23h 33m and covers a distance of around 972 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 33m. Operated by More Bus, National Express, Megabus UK and others, the Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer service departs from Blandford, Market Place and arrives in ST LAURENT / MER: avenue de la liberatio. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 48m
Layover time:
6h 45m
Total time:
23h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
23h 33m
Journey distance:
972 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
119 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:56
Last service departs at:
17:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer bus and train schedules

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International entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Seychelles, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in France

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is to bus which costs £40 - £70 and takes 21h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £80 and takes 5h 53m.

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The distance between Blandford Forum and Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is 190 km.

The best way to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer without a car is to bus which takes 21h 17m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, including transfers.

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Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is 1h ahead of Blandford Forum. It is currently 4:08 AM in Blandford Forum and 5:08 AM in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

There are 88+ hotels available in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.
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  • Distance: 190 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Blandford Forum, England and Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France?

You can take a bus from Blandford Forum to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer via Poole, Bus Station, POOLE, Dorset, London Victoria Coach Station, Lille, Caen, Caen, Bayeux, and BAYEUX: gare in around 21h 17m.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€156
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from POOLE, Dorset to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Lille Bus Station Europe
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €75
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Brittany Ferries
Adult
€27 - €35
Car
€50 - €75

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