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 2023
Key to calendar :
GREEN: Traffic flow is Normal
ORANGE: Traffic flow is Difficult
RED: 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 2023/ 24
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All the latest traffic information in France & around the Channel ports
December is a quiet month on French roads until the Xmas holidays start. There are just 4 problem days forecast by Bison Fute for the month, these are the 26th which is forecast as orange, 'difficile', and the 22nd, 23rd & 30th which are forecast as red 'trés difficile'. Any problems are mainly restricted to the Paris area & the Rhone-Alpes area.
No Traffic problems around the Channel ports are reported at present.
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 mainly returned to normal service:
Plymouth to Roscoff: Twice weekly sailings
Portsmouth to Le Havre: 4 Overnight sailings/ week
Portsmouth to Cherbourg: 3 sailings/ week
Portsmouth to Caen: Upto 3 daily sailings
Portsmouth to St Malo: Daily sailings
Poole to Cherbourg: Daily sailings
Plymouth to Santander: Twice Weekly sailings
Portsmouth to Santander: Twice Weekly sailings
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
1.91€/ litre 1.77€/ litre 2.01€/ litre 1.92€/ litre 1.92€/ 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