Dover - Dunkirk
Dover to Dunkirk Ferries
Travel to France on our Dover to Dunkirk ferry route, taking just two hours and giving you access to northern France, Belgium, the Netherlands and more.
Travel to Dunkirk often? See our Multi Trip offers to find out how much you could save.
Please note: You cannot travel as a foot passenger on this route, you can only travel with a vehicle.
Shop Duty Free
No baggage restrictions
Travel with your vehicle
Up to 24 daily crossings
Great destinations within driving distance of ports
Save up to 50% vs UK high street
Travel +/- 4 hours either side of your booked sailing time. Subject to availability
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 way, and historic sites for the history buffs, you’ll not be short of things to do. 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.
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For inspiration of places to visit and things to do, take a look at our Travel Guide pages or itineraries below:
Our Routes to France
Enjoy your sailing in the peaceful Premium Lounge surroundings as you set sail, taking in the sea views. Priority Boarding can make your crossing even smoother, making you one of the first to board and disembark. Premium Lounge is only available on selected crossings. Please check before travelling.
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.
DFDS named as Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023!
We are honoured to announce that DFDS has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023’ in the World Travel Awards – our 12th consecutive win! This is a testament to the exceptional service provided by the dedicated team behind every journey.
We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted and supported us.