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There are 4 ways to get from Poole to Guernsey by car ferry, train or plane

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Car ferry

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Jersey St Helier
  2. Take the car ferry from Jersey St Helier to St Peter Port, Guernsey

Cheapest option

Car ferry via Cherbourg-Octeville

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to St Peter Port, Guernsey

2 alternative options

Train, fly to Alderney

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Alderney (ACI)

Train, fly to Guernsey

  1. Take the train from Poole to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Guernsey (GCI)

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poole to Guernsey is to car ferry which costs £55 - £80 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Poole to Guernsey is to train and fly which costs £140 - £330 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Poole to Guernsey. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at St Peter Port, Guernsey via Jersey St Helier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Poole and Guernsey is 146 km.

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The best way to get from Poole to Guernsey without a car is to car ferry which takes 6h 40m and costs £55 - £80.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Poole to Guernsey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Alderney Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Blue Islands Limited and Aurigny offer flights from Southampton Airport to Alderney Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Guernsey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Poole to Guernsey.
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  • Distance: 146.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Poole, England and Guernsey?

There is no direct connection from Poole to Guernsey. However, you can take the car ferry to Jersey St Helier then take the car ferry to St Peter Port, Guernsey. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Poole to Saint Peter Port via Cherbourg and Cherbourg in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Southampton to Alderney
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Alderney via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Alderney
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
South Western Railway
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to Jersey St Helier
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from Jersey St Helier to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from Cherbourg to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Condor Ferries
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
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Brittany Ferries
Adult
$28 - $35
Car
$50 - $75

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