A historic walled city, fascinating shops and countless restaurants and bars are waiting to be explored, starting with a ferry trip to St Malo.
If you travel from Poole, your journey begins onboard Condor Liberation and a ferry change in Jersey or Guernsey to Condor Rapide. Sailing durations from Poole to St Malo are from 6 hours and 30 minutes. Some sailings to St Malo 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.
Ferry routes to St Malo
If you’re travelling from the UK to St Malo with Condor Ferries, you’ll be sailing from Poole port, changing ship in Guernsey or Jersey. More exciting than an overnight ferry to St Malo, 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 from Jersey, our other fast ferry, Condor Rapide gets you to St Malo in 1 hour and 20 minutes. From Guernsey, the sailing duration to St Malo is from 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Plan your trip
It’s always a good idea to book your ferry travel 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 to suit your budget.
|Routes to St Malo||Sailing duration||Frequency||Ship|
|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|
- From 6 hours and 30 minutes
- Condor Liberation and Condor Rapide
- From 1 hour and 20 minutes
- Up to twice a day
- Condor Rapide
- From 2 hours and 45 minutes
- Up to 4 times a week
- Condor Rapide
St Malo 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.
Here’s all the information you’ll need on how to book, our timetables, which travel documents to take and what to do when travelling with a pet. Looking for things to do while in St Malo? Head over to our St Malo Travel Guides.
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.
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.
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.
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.