Condor Ferries


Your return date must be after your departure date.

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Maximum of 9 passengers allowed on the outward.

Please select at least one adult to travel.

Have you correctly declared your vehicle height? Find out more here.
Max Length 5m
Max length of car + towed vehicle 10m
Max length of motorhome 7m. For lengths over 7m please call 0345 609 1024 to book.

If you are travelling on business or in a commercial vehicle please click here for Condor Ferries Freight.

Please note that any person or vehicle travelling for business or commercial venture, carrying commercial goods/samples will need to book via our freight teams and do not qualify for leisure fares. In addition, if the vehicle being taken is designed for the carriage of commercial goods it shall be reserved as freight regardless of its dimensions. For more information please call the Commercial team on 01481 728620 .

Ferry to ST MALO

A historic walled city, fascinating shops and countless restaurants and bars are waiting to be explored in Brittany France, starting with a ferry trip to St Malo.

Condor Ferries sails to St Malo France from Poole, Guernsey and Jersey ports, with daily ferry crossings available throughout April to September which are our peak travel months.

The ferry to France from Poole begins onboard Condor Liberation and you will need to take a ferry change in Jersey or Guernsey to Condor Rapide. It takes around 6 hours and 30 minutes to sail from Poole to St Malo. Some sailings may include a stopover in Jersey which can be from 4 hours so be sure to plan your journey well in advance to get the sailing times and fares that suit your holiday the most.

And, if your plans change, you can rest easy knowing that you can book with confidence with free amendments. You can easily change your booking for free any time before your departure, with only the difference in fare to pay.

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Ferry routes to St Malo

If you’re crossing on our routes to France from the UK with Condor Ferries, you’ll be sailing from Poole port to St Malo, changing ship in Guernsey or Jersey. More exciting than an overnight St Malo ferry, you can sail onboard the high-speed Condor Liberation from Poole port and change ship to Condor Rapide, getting you there in at least 6 hours and 30 minutes.

If you’re travelling on our Jersey route, our other fast ferry, Condor Rapide gets you to St Malo in Brittany, France in 1 hour and 20 minutes. From Guernsey, the sailing duration is from 2 hours and 45 minutes. View our route map below for more details.

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Plan your trip

It’s always a good idea to book your ferries to France as soon as you’ve planned your holiday. If you’d like to travel during peak seasons like summer or half term then do try to book early – the further in advance you book, the more likely you are to find a better fare. Consider travelling on a week day instead of a weekend – you might find more options or offers to suit your budget.

Routes to St Malo

Sailing duration



Poole to St Malo From 6 hours and 30 minutes Daily Condor Liberation and Condor Rapide BOOK
Jersey to St Malo From 1 hour and 20 minutes Up to twice a day Condor Rapide BOOK
Guernsey to St Malo From 2 hours and 45 minutes Up to 4 times a week Condor Rapide BOOK
Plan your trip information is based on peak travel period: April - September

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need to know more about your ferry to St Malo? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How do you get to St Malo from the UK?

You can visit St Malo from the UK with Condor Ferries. We offer sailings from Poole to St Malo, with a change in Jersey or Guernsey. 


How long does it take to get to St Malo from the UK?

It takes approximately 6 hours 30 minutes to sail from Poole to St Malo. Some journeys can include a 4-hour stopover in Jersey, so ensure you plan your journey in advance. 


Do you need a passport to travel to St Malo in France?

If you’re travelling to France, you must bring your passport for inspection – click here for more information. Additionally, if you are travelling on from St Malo you must complete your advanced passenger information (API), please click here for more information on API.


Travel advice

Whether you’re planning on taking your car to explore France or going on foot, taking the ferry to St Malo is a unique experience with stunning sea views to enjoy on the way to the historic port in the heart of Brittany, France.

Here’s all the details you’ll need on booking, our timetables, which travel documents to take and what to do when travelling with a pet. Looking for things to do while in France? Head over to our St Malo Travel Guides.

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Booking the right vehicle

Travelling to St Malo by car? Be sure to check out our Vehicle Size Guide to help you book the right vehicle for your ferry trip.

Our timetables to St Malo

Looking for the perfect sailing time for your trip? Take a look at our timetables where you’ll be able to see our full availability for ferries to St Malo.

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Travelling with pets

Looking for information on travelling to St Malo with your dog? Be sure to read our guide on ferry travel with your pet for everything you need to know.

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Which travel documents do I need?

Wondering whether you need a passport to travel to St Malo? Have a look at our FAQ for all the information you need on which travel documents you’ll need for your trip.

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