Dover to Calais Ferries
The DFDS Dover to Calais ferry route operates up to 30 daily sailings between England and France.
You can now enjoy a complimentary meal on all Dover to Calais crossings. Take a look at our new inclusive catering menu and find out how to redeem your meal here.
Change of plans? Cancel and rebook for free with our Travel Guarantee, valid for travel taken by 31 Dec 2020.
Please ensure you understand the travel guidance from your local authority and the destination you are travelling to before making your plans. Information from the UK Government available here and French Government here
Up to 30 daily crossings
90 minute crossing
Travel with your vehicle
No baggage restrictions
Sail in comfort
Many people ask ‘how long is the ferry from Dover to Calais’ and are delighted when we tell them it takes only 90 minutes. It’s our fastest crossing and it gives you more time to explore Europe at your leisure.
There’s also plenty to keep everyone entertained as you sail, visit the onboard shop, with everything from confectionery to perfumes and souvenirs.
Kids will love the Pirates’ Island play area, giving families a chance to relax and enjoy a bite to eat while they play. For a VIP experience, book our exclusive Premium Lounge and enjoy complimentary drinks, fruit and sweet treats while you sail.
Our Ticket Types
The Dover to France ferry prices can differ depending on what ticket type you choose to buy. Our Economy tickets mean you can travel on the sailing before or after your booked crossing time.
For more flexibility, book a Flexi ticket which allows you to travel up to 72 hours either side of your original booking, subject to availability and amend without fees. Regular travellers should book Multi-Trip tickets for savings on your crossings over the course of the year.
We also have seasonal special offers during the year, so be sure to keep checking the offers section of the website or sign up to our e-newsletter.
Our Routes to France
We've partnered with Nectar
We have proudly partnered with Nectar to provide even more value to you, our customer.
You can collect Nectar points on all of our ferry crossings and short breaks out of the UK when you book online, and don’t forget to keep an eye out for future boost offers where you can earn even more points when you travel with DFDS.