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Plymouth to Roscoff Ferries

Book a Plymouth to Roscoff ferry from just £42 as a foot passenger or £155 including a car one-way. Brittany Ferries run up to 7 sailings per week to the French fishing village, famed for it’s stunning architecture.

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Plymouth to Roscoff ferry crossing

Ferry crossings from Plymouth to Roscoff

Plymouth ferry port is an excellent departure point for those living within Devon and Cornwall, as well as the neighbouring counties of Dorset and Somerset. For those travelling from other parts of the UK, Exeter airport is just under an hour away from the port. Located in Brittany, Roscoff offers quick access to Brest and other stunning destinations on the northwest of Frace.

Brittany Ferries is the only operator that provides sailings on the Plymouth to Roscoff ferry route, with crossings taking around 5 to 8 hours for daytime sailings and 9 to 13 hours for overnight sailings.

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Plymouth – Roscoff Ferry Timetable & Sailings

Brittany Ferries operates up to 7 sailings per week on the Plymouth to Roscoff crossing. Unlike some other routes operated by Brittany Ferries, the company does access foot passengers on this service.

Check-in closes 45 minutes before the departure time, with the crossing taking 5.5 hours for daytime sailings from Plymouth and 5 to 8 hours for daytime sailings from Roscoff. Overnight sailings are longer, taking 9 to 11 hours from Plymouth and up to 13 hours from Roscoff. All departure and arrival times listed in the Plymouth-Roscoff timetables below are local times and are subject to change based on weather/tidal conditions.

Plymouth to Roscoff Timetable (April to October)

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A reduced timetable is run during the colder months, with 2 sailings from Plymouth per week. These usually depart each Tuesday and Thursday at 20:00 from Plymouth port, arriving in Roscoff at 08:00. Additional services are provided during half-term/holiday periods.

Roscoff to Plymouth Timetable (April to October)

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A reduced timetable is also run on the return leg during the colder months, with 2 sailings from Roscoff per week. These usually depart each Wednesday and Sunday at 20:00 from Roscoff port, arriving in Plymouth at 08:00. Additional services are provided during half-term/holiday periods.

Facilities on the Plymouth to Roscoff Route

Brittany Ferries use Pont-Aven and Armorique to sail the Plymouth-Roscoff route. These luxury cruise ferries offer all the creature comforts you’d expect, coupled with great service.

The Pont-Aven is the flagship ferry in the fleet, as well as being the largest with the space to carry up to 2,400 passengers. Onboard you’ll be treated to a mix of self-service and a la carte restaurants, cinemas, boutique shops (for your duty free purchases), play areas for children and even a pool.

Introuced to the fleet in 2009, Armorique was specifically designed for the Plymouth-Roscoff route and aims to capture the colours and space of the Brittany region of France. There’s an open-plan feel to the ferry and passengers are well catered for with boutiques, 2 cinemas, a video games area, reading lounge and a children’s playroom.

Cabins are compulsory on all overnight sailings on the route between Plymouth and Roscuff. On both ferries, all 2 berth cabins have bunk-style beds and ensuite facilities. 4 berth cabins have twin or bunk-style beds, ensuite facilities and optional laminate flooring (for those travelling with pets).

Wheelchair accessible cabins are available on the Pont-Aven and Armorique, but availability is limited and so early booking is essential. As well as offering turning space for those with limited mobility, these cabins also feature an alarm and telephone.

Common questions on ferries to Roscoff from Plymouth

How long is the ferry between Plymouth and Roscoff?

Daytime sailings from Plymouth take 5.5 hours and up to 8 hours from Roscoff with Brittany Ferries. Overnight sailings take 9 to 11 hours from Plymouth and up to 13 hours from Roscoff. Seasonal variations to schedules may apply, resulting in departure and arrival times changing on the route.

How much does the ferry cost from Plymouth to Roscoff?

Ferry tickets cost as little as £42 one-way for a foot passenger fare from Plymouth to Roscoff. Overnight sailings are more expensive than daytime sailings as you’ll be required to book a cabin, which will incur an additional cost of around £75 or more.

How early should I arrive at the Plymouth ferry port?

Most passengers should aim to check-in a mininum of 1 hour before departure. If you’re travelling with a pet you should check in 1.5 hours before depature at both Plymouth and Roscoff ferry terminals.

Can I leave my car at Plymouth?

Parking costs around £13 per day at the car park operated by the owner of the port at Plymouth. Coypool Park & Ride may be a cheaper option if you’re leaving your car for an extended period of time.

Do I have to get a cabin?

There’s no requirement to get a cabin for daytime sailings on the Plymouth-Roscoff route, however there is an option to book one if you’d like some privacy. Cabins are compulsory for all overnight sailings on the route operated by Brittany Ferries.



  • 7 sailings weekly from Plymouth to Roscoff
  • 5.5 hour journey time

*Early bird price one-way for car