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Dover - Calais
From
£
68
car + 4 one way
Inclusive meal

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

Pet friendly

Stay connected with free, fast on-board WiFi

Our Price Promise guarantees you the best price or we’ll refund the difference!

Inclusive meal offer available on sailings until 31 Jan 2022

Dover - Calais

Regular sailings for the current week listed in local time

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun

Check-in closes

Departure

Arrival

01:55

02:40

05:10

05:05

05:50

08:20

06:55

07:40

10:10

08:25

09:10

11:40

09:50

10:35

13:05

11:40

12:25

14:55

13:00

13:45

16:15

14:25

15:10

17:40

16:15

17:00

19:30

17:35

18:20

20:50

19:05

19:50

22:20

20:50

21:35

00:05

00:00

00:45

03:15

Horizon restaurant onboard Dover-France

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.

Mother and child on ferry from Dover to France

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.

Find out more

Our Routes to France

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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.

Europes`s Leading Ferry Operator - WTA Nominee 2021

EUROPE’S LEADING FERRY OPERATOR 2021

We’ve been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the prestigious World Travel Awards for the tenth year in a row! We’d love to win but we need your help – please support us with your vote! Voting closes on 1st of September. Thank you for your support.

We’ve also been nominated for World’s Leading Ferry Website 2021 which you can vote for here.

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