The Port of Plymouth
Plymouth is located in the South West of England, in the county of Devon. It is situated between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west and at the head of the Plymouth Sound, a spectacular natural harbour, and one of the largest in the world. There are 10 weekly crossings operated by Brittany Ferries to France (Roscoff and St Malo) and Spain (Santander).
|GPS co ordinates
||50º21'53"N (50.36471 N)
||4º9'24.4" W (-4.15678 E)
Plymouth Ferry Port by Car
To get to Plymouth you can take the M5 to Exeter, and then the A38. When getting into Plymouth take the A374 towards the city centre until you see the ferry port signs, you won't miss them.
Poole Ferry Port Information
Address & contact details
Tel: 08712 441 401
Baby Changing Facilities
If you’re travelling with babies is good to know there are baby changing facilities in the ladies toilet on the first floor.
Bureau de change
At the terminal counter, the bureau de change opens from 9am to 5:15pm on weekdays and 10:30am to 4pm on weekends and for all ferry departures and arrivals.
The cafeteria in the terminal opens for ship arrivals and departures only.
- • The terminal is a three storey building accessible with a wheelchair
- • There is disabled parking available outside the terminal building
- • There are escalator and lift availables
- • Disabled toilets are located on the first floor
- • There are disabled facilities available after the security checks, at the Freight check-in office
- • Passengers with limited mobility and wheelchairs will be offered assistance as the walk to the ship involves slopes and stairs
- • There are wheelchairs available in the terminal for emergencies
There is a payphone outside the terminal building.
The terminal opening hours are 9am to 5:30pm on weekdays and 10:30am to 4:30 pm on weekends and, of course, for all ferry arrivals and departures.
There are two parks close to the port, Plymouth Hoe, 6 minutes drive or 20 minutes walk away, and Devils Point, 8 minutes drive or 26 minutes walk away.
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed to enter the terminal building or to leave their vehicles after passing security, but are allowed in all areas of the port providing that they are on a lead.
16 October 2018
by Paul Quigley