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Ferry to France by motorcycle


Motorbike Touring In France

Unleash your adventurous spirit with a motorbike holiday in France. Discover the enchanting landscapes and exquisite culture while motorcycling in France. From the scenic motorbike touring in France to the exhilarating French motorcycle tours, every twist and turn promises a new surprise.

Our ferries to France include crossings from Dover to Calais & Dunkirk, as well as Newhaven to Dieppe.

Transportation of your motorcycle

Excellent onboard facilities

Daily Crossings

    Choose from 3 routes & up to 60 sailings daily

    Gateway to Europe

Dover-France ships


Why Ferry
Motorbike Touring In France

Travel By Ferry With Your Motorbike

Our ferries to France include crossings from Dover to Calais & Dunkirk, as well as Newhaven to Dieppe. Starting from just £40, bring your bike with you and enjoy up to 60 daily sailings across three different routes. Fantastic onboard facilities mean you can relax and indulge in our range of shops, bars, and restaurants throughout your journey. Driving a motorbike in France promises an unforgettable experience, be it a jam-packed motorbike tour in France or a more leisurely motorbike holiday.

Taking a motorcycle trip to France is easy by ferry. Our helpful guide to motorcycling in France covers all the key information you need to know; from guidance on French tolls, speed limits, and lane splitting in France, to what you should take, the driving licence you need, and tips on travel insurance. We also advise watching our quick walkthrough video on checking in with your motorcycle.

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Onboard our ferries

Hop on a ferry to Dunkirk from Dover and arrive in just 2 hours. Alternatively, our Dover-Calais ferry takes just 90 minutes. Our fantastic facilities ensure there’s plenty to do onboard. Browse our selection of travel essentials, gifts, tobacco and alcohol in the onboard shop or sit back with a drink in our bar. Sit down to a filling hot meal in our 7 Seas restaurant or get something lighter in our Horizon Snack Bar or Lighthouse Café.

Our Newhaven-Dieppe route is ideal if you’re visiting Western or Central France, with easy routes to Normandy, Brittany and Paris. If you’re feeling peckish then head to our self-service restaurant, Maupassant. You’ll find filling meals with beautiful ocean views. Relax with a drink in our Head Bar or enjoy some retail therapy in our onboard shop. We have quiet lounge areas if you’re looking to relax or you can hire a cabin for extra privacy. With so much to see and do onboard, your crossing will be over in no time!

Our routes to France

Onboard Experience

Motorcycle in Europe

Discover Europe

Our ferries to Europe open up a gateway to the magnificent continent for you to discover it all at your leisure. Explore France, the home of the first motorbike in 1860, and take in the amazing coastline with world famous war memorials, medieval towns and breath-taking landscape.

Fill your lungs with Holland’s fresh country air, with countless countryside trails. Get lost amongst winding Belgian roads, stopping to take in the views, or head straight to Germany where they filmed the legendary Steve McQueen motorcycle scenes for The Great Escape.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

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