DOVER TO DUNKIRK FERRIES
Travel to France on our Dover to Dunkirk ferry route, giving you easy access to northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and more.
If your plans change, our Travel Guarantee means you can cancel and rebook for free on travel taken before 30 September 2023.
Please note: You cannot travel as a foot passenger on the Dover-Dunkirk route, you can only travel with a vehicle.
Shop Duty Free
No baggage restrictions
Travel with your vehicle
Up to 24 daily crossings
Save up to 50% vs UK high street
2 hour crossings
Travel Guarantee - free cancellations on crossings taken before 30 September 2023
Try off peak times for great deals
Earn Nectar points on your booking
Discover DFDS Duty Free
It’s so easy to browse and buy Duty Free onboard, in our portside shops and even from the comfort of home! Reserve beers, wines and spirits from a choice of hundreds online with our Reserve & Collect service. Select a pick-up time to suit you and collect from our Duty Free Shops. It’s easy:
- Reserve your Duty Free Shopping online
- Select a convenient collection time
- Collect from our Dunkerque Duty Free Shop
Our Dunkerque & Calais Duty Free Shops have thousands of great deals on alcohol, Lego, confectionery and toys. Plus, you can park right outside so it’s easy to fill your boot with bulk buys on Duty Free.
Onboard, you can spend your sailing browsing the designer perfumes, cosmetics and technology in our Duty Free Sea Shops with savings of up to 50% vs UK high street.
Travel to France on our unique Dover to Dunkirk ferry route. With stunning scenery along the Normandy coastline, and historic sites for the history buffs, you’ll not be short of things to do on arrival. Our Dunkirk port is less than 30 minutes from the Belgium border, where you can sample handmade chocolate, freshly brewed beer and discover world famous art.
With up to 24 departures a day, and a two hour crossing time, Dover to Dunkirk is perfect for a day trip or the starting point for a European holiday.
Dover to France ferry prices can differ depending on the ticket type. Try looking at off peak times for cheaper rates. You can travel on the crossing each side of your booked sailing time with an Economy ticket.For more flexibility, a Flexi ticket allows you to travel up to 72 hours either side of your original booking, subject to availability and amend without fees.
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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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