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? Rebook for free with our Travel Guarantee, valid for travel taken by 30 September 2022.
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
Stay connected with free, fast on-board WiFi
Our Price Promise guarantees you the best price or we’ll refund the difference!
Dover - Calais
Regular sailings for the current week listed in local time
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
Ferries to France
With DFDS, it’s easy to sail from Dover to France. Our routes include crossings from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk, as well as Newhaven to Dieppe, all with comfortable onboard facilities so you can really relax and enjoy the journey.
Enjoy a bite to eat and take the kids to the soft play area or even explore outside on deck.
With DFDS your holiday starts as soon as you set sail.
Only vehicle travel is permitted on our Dover - France routes. Foot passengers are not permitted.
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