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.

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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   

6) MEDITERRANEAN

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French School Holiday dates 2022

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Latest Traffic News

All the latest traffic information in France & around the Channel ports

 May is one of the quieter months on French roads apart from 3 days that can be very difficult. There are a total of 4 problem days forecast by Bison Fute for the whole of the month, these are the 7th forecast as ‘difficult’ whilst the 25th & 26th are forecast as ‘very difficult’, the 29th is also forecast as 'extremely difficult'.

     

Traffic problems around the Channel ports at present are as follows:

The A16 to the east of Calais at Gravelines has a diversion in place until 30/06/22. Also on the A16 at Dunkerque, roadworks are in place till 12/08/22

      Entry to France is subject to the constantly changing Covid19 situation, please check with French government 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 recently 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 

1.95€/ litre         1.85€/ litre          2.07€/ litre          1.92€/ litre          1.99€/ 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

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Autoroute Classifications