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Gothenburg - Ghent freight shipping


Reefer trailer

Hazardous cargo


ISO Container(s)

Reefer container

Mobile machine

Industrial cargo


Bulk liquid

Gothenburg to Ghent

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Sailing time: 32 hours


Monday 21:00
Tuesday 21:00
Thursday 05:00
Friday 05:00
Saturday 05:00
Sunday 23:00


Wednesday 06:00
Thursday 06:00
Friday 14:00
Saturday 14:00
Sunday 14:00
Tuesday 06:00

Cut-off times

For cut-off times for dangerous goods, read more here.

For general cut-off times, please download the schedule below.

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

Book and track

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

Our services

Your cargo in good hands

With recent investments in two of the largest RoRo vessels in Europe and extended terminal infrastructure, our Gothenburg-Belgium routes provide fast and efficient connections on the Nordics-Western Europe corridor.

Ghent terminal barge


An efficient alternative to road transport, we offer barge service for container units carrying dry, cold or hazardous cargo between Ghent and Antwerp and Ghent and Rotterdam.

Our barges provide a quick and sustainable way to move containers arriving from overseas between these port locations - ensuring your cargo is positioned exactly where you need it, when you need it.

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DFDS 11 7871

Passengers on freight vessels

On this route, we offer limited space for passengers, under the following conditions:

  • Children under 14 years not accepted due to safety regulations
  • No pets

In order to make your booking as a passenger please fill out the form below.

All enquiries and filled out booking forms should be sent to

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Service charges

MGO BAF Charges

July 2024
8.48 €/Lmn
7.2 £/Lmn

August 2024
8.98 €/Lmn
7.58 £/Lmn


Services and surcharges

On this route other surcharges may apply, please follow below link to read more about our services and surcharges.

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What is MGO BAF?

The Marine Gas Oil Bunker Adjustment Factor compensates for fluctuations in the price of a ship’s fuel.

Read our BAF policy

What is ETS?

The Emissions Trading System (ETS) aims to create a financial incentive for shipping companies to reduce their GHG Emissions.

Read about ETS

Hazardous and abnormal loads

Pictogram representing GHS hazard divisions 1.1-1.3, explosives

Explosives 1.1-1.3

Pictogram with a black flame on a red background, representing GHS hazard 2.1, flammable gasses

Flammable gases 2

Pictogram with a black flame on a red background, representing GHS hazard Division 3, flammable liquids

Flammable liquids 3

GHS hazard pictogram showing division 4 (flammable solids)

Flammable solids 4

Pictogram representing GHS hazard Division 5.1, oxidizing substances

Oxidizing substances 5.1

Pictogram with a skull symbol representing GHS hazard Division 6.1, toxic substances

Toxic substances 6

Pictogram representing GHS hazard class 7, radioactive material

Radioactive 7

Pictogram representing GHS hazard class 8, corrosive substances

Corrosive substances 8

Pictogram with a black lines on a white background, representing GHS hazard class 9, miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

Miscellaneous dangerous substances 9

Abnormal loads

  • Trailers longer than 14 metres
  • Truck/trailers longer than 17 metres
  • Units heavier than 40 tonnes
  • Units wider than 2.6 metres

Frequently asked questions

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

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New customer?

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