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Dover - Dunkirk

Dover - Dunkirk DFDS route map
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Dover to Dunkirk

Dunkirk to Dover

See Dunkirk to Dover See Dover to Dunkirk Download schedule
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Sailing time: 2 hours

MonTue-FriSatSun
02:0002:0002:00-
04:0004:0004:00-
06:0006:0006:00-
08:0008:0008:0008:00
10:0010:0010:00-
12:0012:0012:0012:00
14:0014:0014:0014:00
16:0016:0016:0016:00
18:0018:0018:0018:00
20:0020:00-20:00
22:0022:0022:0022:00
23:5923:59-23:59
Cut-off times
Driver acc. transport
1 hour prior
Unacc. transport
2 hours prior
Self-drives
1 hour prior
Trailers
2 hours prior
Hazardous units
2 hours prior
Abnormal loads
*see below
Please contact customer service for more detailed information.

Sailing time: 2 hours​

Mon-FriSatSun
02:0002:00-
04:0004:00-
06:0006:0006:00
08:0008:00-
10:0010:0010:00
12:0012:0012:00
14:0014:0014:00
16:0016:0016:00
18:00-18:00
20:0020:0020:00
22:00-22:00
23:59-23:59
Cut-off times
Driver acc. transport
1 hour prior
Unacc. transport
2 hours prior
Self-drives
1 hour prior
Trailers
2 hours prior
Hazardous units
2 hours prior
Abnormal loads
*see below
Please contact customer service for more detailed information.

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Book and track

Our intutive online booking system works on any device, so you can book, update and track shipments at your convenience.

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Our services

Hazardous truck

Let us help with hazardous

We know that shipping hazardous goods can be an administrative burden. It shouldn’t be - which is why we offer the following:

• Hazardous DGN pre shipment advisement service
• Hazardous labels available to purchase at the port

CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

Security advice

We have worked to improve our security by installing double security fencing to the whole perimeter of the Dunkerque terminal, which complies with the ISPS regulations. Therefore, along with the additional number of security personnel and improved camera systems, DFDS continue to support prevention of clandestine activity as much as we possibly can. You can see more information below:

Contact us

All our offices

Dover

Sales+44 1304 874221

Freight sales

dover.freightsales@dfds.com

Customer service +44 1304 874226

Freight customer service

dover.freightcustomerservices@dfds.com

Booking+44 1304 874 001

Freight bookings

dover.freightbookings@dfds.com

Dunkirk

Sales+33 391 904 262

Freight sales

dunkerque.supervisor@dfds.com

Customer service +33 328 289 533

Freight customer service

easternchannel.serviceclientfret@dfds.com

Booking+44 1304 874 001

Freight bookings

dover.freightbookings@dfds.com

Dover terminal

Eastern Docks
Dover Kent
CT16 1JA
United Kingdom

+44 1304 874000

Opening hours

24/7 days

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Dunkirk terminal

Port 5670
Terminal Car Ferry
Route de la Maison Blanche
F-59279 Loon-Plage
Dunkerque
France

+33 328 289 535

Opening hours

24/7 days

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While on board

Driver on DFDS vessel

LOYALTY COUNTS

Our dedicated Road Kings facility offers all freight drivers the following benefits:

• Free meal with drinks
• Exclusive freight drivers lounge
• Free shower facilities
• Free Wi-Fi
• Onboard purchase of AGES Euro-vignette certificates, UK HGV Levy and Dart Toll
• 10% discount for on-board purchases excl. cigarettes and alcohol
• Save 15% on Channel crossings with your car

View the road kings lounge

Service charges

MGO BAF charges

September 2017
€/Lnm
0,30
£/Lnm
0,27
October 2017
€/Lnm
0,37
£/Lnm
0,33

What is MGO BAF?

The MGO BAF, or Maringe Gas Oil Bunker Adjustment Factor, compensates for fluctuations in the price of a ship's fuel. 

If the price rises above a certain level, a surcharge will be applied. If the price drops below a certain level, a reduction in the surcharge will be applied.

Read our BAF policy.

MGO BAF Eastern Channel charge

The MGO BAF for the Eastern Channel is charged on a per unit basis. For further information or to request a monthly email update, please contact the Eastern Channel Freight Sales department.

Hazardous cargo

Individual UN-numbers should be segregated so that they conform to the requirements described in the IMDG Code.

  • Explosives
  • Gases
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flammable solids
  • Oxidizing substances
  • Toxic substances
  • Radioactive material
  • Corrosive substances
  • Misc. dangerous goods

Abnormal loads

On our Dover - Dunkirk route DFDS limits in terms of vehicle size are :

  1. Maximum height 4.45 m
  2. Maximum width 3.2 m
  3. Maximum length 22 m
  4. Maximum weight 44 t 
  5. Ground clearance 0.3 m
  6. *Any request for exceeding dimensions will have to be subject to examination and approval by the technical department of the Port (48 hours before departure)

Frequently asked questions

Visit our support pages for additional information about surcharges, terms & conditions, hazardous goods, DFDS' environmental impact, booking systems and more.

Read more

New customer?

Specify your transport needs and we will get back to you with a quote.


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