Ferry Crossings
Dover - Dunkirk
car + 4 one way
Inclusive meal


Travel to France on our Dover to Dunkirk ferry route, giving you easy access to northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and more.

You can now enjoy a Duty Free Day Trip to Dunkerque with £50 cashback to spend in-store and inclusive meals there and back. See our new inclusive catering menu and find out how to redeem your meal here.

If your plans change, our Travel Guarantee means you can cancel and rebook for free on travel taken before 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.

No baggage restrictions

2 hour crossing

Travel with your vehicle

Up to 24 daily crossings

Pet friendly

Excellent onboard facilities

Stay connected with free, fast on-board WiFi

Travel Guarantee - free cancellations on crossings taken before 30 September 2022

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What you need to travel

At DFDS we want you to have everything you need when travelling to France on our ferries. Enhanced cleaning procedures and safety measures are in place with the same level of award-winning service we are known for.

Before you travel we recommend you check entry requirements. Entry conditions depend on whether passengers have been fully vaccinated and may include:

  • A passenger locator form
  • A covid certificate demonstrating proof of vaccination status
  • A negative covid test (if not fully vaccinated)

Visit our dedicated Travel Updates Page for full details of travel guidance and entry requirements.

Covid-19 Travel Updates

Family onboard Dover-Dunkirk

Adventure Awaits

Travel to France on our unique Dover to Dunkirk ferry route, with easy access to northern France, Belgium and beyond. 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. Travelling by ferry means no worries about baggage restrictions too, with plenty of room for souvenirs and duty free!

Dover to France ferry prices can differ depending on the ticket type.

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. Multi-Trip tickets are ideal for regular travellers as you can save on crossings throughout the year.

Keep your eyes peeled for seasonal special offers or sign up to our e-newsletter to keep up to date.

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.

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We are Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2020 and the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2020!

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.