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How to get from Plymouth to Roscoff by ferry ?

Looking for the perfect Plymouth to Roscoff ferry ticket? You've come to the right place. Taking a ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff is a convenient and enjoyable way to travel.

We know that planning a ferry trip from Plymouth to Roscoff can be stressful, so we do our best to make your Plymouth to Roscoff ferry booking as quick and easy as possible.

With Vivanoda, our easy to use platform, you can compare prices, routes and services of different ferry companies like Brittany Ferries. This way you can find the best deal on a Plymouth Roscoff ferry ticket to suit your needs and budget, whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with your family.

Most Brittany Ferries ships offer on-board facilities such as cabins, restaurants, shops, Wi-Fi and more. Often they also offer facilities for people with reduced mobility.

To find the best deals on ferries from Plymouth to Roscoff simply enter your travel dates and start your search on Vivanoda.

Plymouth to Roscoff Ferry Information

Port of departure
United Kingdom
Port of Arrival
115 mi
Ferry Companies
Brittany Ferries
Frequency of crossings
9 crossings a week
Minimum crossing time
5 hours 30 min
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Ferry Plymouth Roscoff: Fares, Timetables and Duration

To travel by ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff, you'll find tickets range from £71 for one person if you're travelling without a car to £399 if you're travelling with your car. The average price we've seen on the Plymouth to Roscoff route is £182. The average ferry crossing time from Plymouth to Roscoff is 8 hours 57 min. The slowest ferries will take 11 hours 15 min to reach Roscoff, while the fastest boats will arrive in Roscoff in 5 hours 30 min. The first ferry leaves the port of Plymouth at 13:30. The last boat to Roscoff leaves the port of Plymouth at 22:00.

Average price of a Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossing
Price range of ferries Plymouth Roscoff (Lowest price for 1 passenger and highest price for 1 passenger and a car)
£71 - £399
Average crossing time Plymouth Roscoff
8 hours 57 min
Departure time of first ferry to Roscoff
Time last ferry leaves for Roscoff
Arrival time of first ferry to Roscoff
Arrival time of last ferry to Roscoff

Why travel by ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff?

Whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with the family, a Plymouth to Roscoff ferry can be a convenient and enjoyable option for getting to Roscoff. Here are 3 reasons why we think a ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff is an ideal way to travel.

It's much less boring than on a plane
As a general rule, a trip from Plymouth to Roscoff is much quicker by plane. But you are stuck in your seat, strapped in by your seatbelt, and there is almost no opportunity to travel. During the Plymouth Roscoff ferry journey with Brittany Ferries, there are countless opportunities to enjoy restaurants and bars, or to stroll and sunbathe on a promenade deck... A flight will never provide you with so many services during the trip.
To finally take the time to travel
We live in a society where everything goes faster and faster. Yet you will enjoy setting sail from Plymouth on a Brittany Ferries ferry that will travel the 115 mi to Roscoff at less than 40km/h. All ships are equipped with lounges, restaurants, promenade decks, and sometimes much more... You may even regret arriving in Roscoff so quickly!
Enjoy the fresh sea air
The health benefits of sea air are numerous. In Plymouth, as soon as you leave the port, take a walk on the deck of the Brittany Ferries boat and enjoy the sea spray and the invigorating oxygen-enriched sea air: a real thalasso cure and very effective for ventilating the lungs! The fresh sea air and the waves that rock the ferry will soothe you instantly. You'll arrive in Roscoff feeling perfectly zen and energised.

Which companies operate between Plymouth and Roscoff?

If you want to travel between Plymouth and Roscoff by ferry, there are a number of companies to choose from including Brittany Ferries who run regular services between the two cities. You can find out more about the different shipping companies on this route and their departure times here.

Brittany Ferries Plymouth Roscoff
Brittany Ferries
Brittany Ferries is a Brittany-based shipping company operating ferry services to England, Ireland and Spain. On Vivanoda, you can compare Plymouth-Roscoff fares and book a Brittany Ferries ticket between Plymouth and Roscoff. Brittany Ferries operates 9 crossings a week to Roscoff from Plymouth and the journey time is 5 hours 30 min. More information about Brittany Ferries
5 hours 30 min
9 crossings a week

Where do the ferries leave from in Plymouth? Where do the boats arrive in Roscoff?

Port of departure in Plymouth

Brittany Ferries ferries depart for Roscoff from the following ports in Plymouth:

Plymouth Ferry Terminal

Port of arrival in Roscoff

Brittany Ferries ships arrive in Roscoff from the following ports:

Bloscon Car Ferry
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If you take a ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff, it will take you at least 5 hours 30 min to cover the 115 mi between Plymouth and Roscoff.

This often depends on the season (there are fewer crossings between Plymouth and Roscoff in winter) and the ferry company (Brittany Ferries). There are currently 9 crossings a week between Plymouth and Roscoff.

There are 1 ferry companies operating between Plymouth and Roscoff: Brittany Ferries.

Yes, absolutely, direct crossings are offered by Brittany Ferries.

Before booking, compare the prices of Brittany Ferries on our website Vivanoda. Then book the crossing of your choice easily and securely on our partner's website.

If you want to change or cancel your Plymouth Roscoff ferry booking, you can do so easily by contacting our partner who manages your booking. Please note that, depending on the fare conditions, some tickets are non-refundable or non-changeable. It is important to take this into account when booking your ticket.

During your crossing between Plymouth and Roscoff, you will travel 115 mi.

To go by boat from Plymouth to Roscoff, you can find prices ranging from £71 for the lowest, to £399 for the highest. The average price we observed was £182.

The first ferry leaves Plymouth at 13:30 for Roscoff.

The last ferry to Roscoff usually departs from Plymouth at 22:00.

Experience a Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossing

If this is your first time on a ferry, it is not easy to imagine what a Plymouth to Roscoff sea crossing is like. We will therefore describe this unique travel experience, from embarkation in Plymouth to disembarkation in Roscoff, in order to help you better project yourself into the maritime world of Brittany Ferries. You will also find practical information about Plymouth and Roscoff.

Ready for boarding in Plymouth

Before you set off on your Plymouth Roscoff ferry journey, here are some steps to take before boarding:

  • Presentation time in Plymouth port / You should arrive in the port of Plymouth well in advance. Please check this with your Brittany Ferries company. After this period, the company is entitled to refuse you boarding.
  • Checking in for the Plymouth Roscoff crossing / At the Plymouth ferry terminal, look for the Brittany Ferries counters and present your passport and booking number. By car, the process is the same, but directly from the boarding lanes. You remain in your vehicle.
  • Boarding the ferry to Roscoff / From the Plymouth ferry terminal you will be invited to board the ferry by the voice messages broadcast. If you are travelling by car, Brittany Ferries staff will give you instructions on how to board and park your vehicle on the ship.

Plymouth to Roscoff crossing: on board the ship...

On the Brittany Ferries ship, everyone has their own travel philosophy. Some will want to relax in one of the reclining lounges, others will want to make the most of all the services offered on board or simply enjoy the view of the sea from the ship's deck.

Ferry arrival in Roscoff

Finally you will find some information for the arrival of the ferry in Roscoff:

  • Roscoff Harbour is in sight / You will only be allowed access to the garage once the boat is moored. There is no need to rush. If you want to wait, we recommend that you watch the entry into Roscoff Harbour from the outer decks.
  • If you are in a cabin. / If you have travelled from Plymouth to Roscoff in the comfort of a cabin, you will need to vacate your cabin approximately half an hour before arrival in Roscoff.
  • Leaving the ship and exploring Roscoff / Driving out of the ship's garage is fairly quick. Pedestrian passengers get off the boat even faster. A customs check cannot be ruled out in Roscoff. At last, your holiday in Roscoff has begun!


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