Travel News & French Weather
Check out the traffic conditions in France with the calendar below showing any predicted problems. Latest Traffic Info, Autoroute toll classes & Fuel Prices are available lower down the page, as well as Weather in France with links to Speed camera locations, Webcams & Live Traffic Maps for towns, cities & autoroutes.
Traffic Forecast Calendar for France 2022
Key to calendar :
BLUE: Traffic flow is Normal
ORANGE: Traffic flow is Difficult
PURPLE: Traffic flow is Very Difficult
BLACK: Extremely Difficult
AREAS AFFECTED: 1) PARIS REGION
2) NORTH & NORTH-WEST
3) BURGUNDY & EAST
4) AUVERGNE/ RHONE-ALPES
5) AQUITAINE/ SOUTH-WEST
French School Holiday dates 2022
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Latest Traffic News
All the latest traffic information in France & around the Channel ports
August is another of the busiest months on French roads as the summer holidays contnue. There are 17 problem days forecast by Bison Fute for the whole of the month, these are the 1st, 5th, 7th, 8th, 12th, 14th, 15th & 22nd forecast as ‘difficult’ whilst the 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th, 28th & 29th are forecast as ‘very difficult’. The 6th & 13th are forecast as ‘extremely difficult’ but many of these problems are localised to areas around Paris, Lyon or the Med.
Traffic problems around the Channel ports at present are as follows:
The N814 ring road to the west of Caen has a roadworks in place (both directions) until 30/11/22. Also on the A16 at Dunkerque, roadworks are in place till 12/08/22
Entry to France: please check with the French government website for travel restrictions as well as UK government rules regarding a future return to the UK. Also see our guide on the 'More Useful Info' page. The current ferry/ tunnel situation is as below:
Brittany Ferries have confirmed that two ferries will be laid up & a third will not resume crossings. Many routes are either reduced or suspended, this has the following effects:
Plymouth to Roscoff: Sailings have recommenced, check website
Portsmouth to Le Havre: Passenger service suspended until further notice.
Portsmouth to Cherbourg: Sailings have recommenced, check website
Portsmouth to Caen: Running daily but reduced capacity.
Portsmouth to St Malo: Services as scheduled
Poole to Cherbourg: Sailings have recommenced, check website
Plymouth to Santander: Sailings have recommenced, check website
Portsmouth to Santander: Sailings have recommenced, check website
Eurotunnel are operating a regular service, check-in at least 45 mins before travel.
Irish Ferries are sailing to schedule.
DFDS are sailing to normal schedules but have reduced passenger capacity.
P&O See P&O website for current information
DIESEL PRICES IN FRANCE
AVERAGE SUPERMARKET TOTAL ESSO AVIA
1.98€/ litre 1.82€/ litre 2.11€/ litre 1.97€/ litre 2.02€/ litre
As in the UK the dearest fuel is to be found on the autoroutes, whilst the cheapest is found in the supermarket filling stations, the smaller independent prices lie somewhere in between. The above "Gazole" prices are the current French average.
To find the latest local prices & cheapest fuel throughout France click here