There are 2 ways to get from Caen to Portsmouth by car, car ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth

$47 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Caen to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Portsmouth

$247 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caen to Portsmouth is to drive and car ferry which costs 40€ - 95€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caen to Portsmouth is to drive and car ferry which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 40€ - 95€.

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The distance between Caen and Portsmouth is 187 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Caen to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Caen, France and Portsmouth, England?

There is no direct connection from Caen to Portsmouth. However, you can take the drive to Cherbourg then take the car ferry to Portsmouth. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Calais, take the Eurotunnel to Folkestone, then take the drive to Portsmouth.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85

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