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The Port of Plymouth

  Plymouth Port Map


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).


Cross channel operators Departure Destination Weekly Crossings Duration
Brittany Ferries   Brittany Ferries Roscoff Plymouth 8 5h 15min
Brittany Ferries   Brittany Ferries St Malo Plymouth 1 12h 30min
Brittany Ferries   Brittany Ferries Santander Plymouth 1 20 hours


GPS co ordinates Latitude Longitude
Plymouth Terminal 50º21'53"N (50.36471 N) 4º9'24.4" W (-4.15678 E)

 Driving To Plymouth


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


Port Facilities

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.


Disabled facilites

  • • 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.


Opening Hours

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.


Updated: 20 April 2024

by Paul Quigley