Ferries to France
Book a ferry to France and explore everything Europe has to offer. With three different ferry routes from the UK to France, DFDS gives you the choice and flexibility to suit your travel plans.
Our ferries to France include crossings from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk, as well as from Newhaven to Dieppe, all with comfortable onboard facilities so you can relax and enjoy the journey.
You can now enjoy a complimentary meal on all crossings from Dover to France. 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 31 Dec 2021.
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.
Our Ferry Routes to France
Discover France with DFDS
With DFDS, it’s easy to sail from the UK to France. Our Dover ferries take just 90 minutes to Calais, and 2 hours to Dunkirk and our ferries from Newhaven to Dieppe take just 4 hours. Calais is ideal for visiting central and southern France. Dunkirk is great if you’re heading for Holland, Belgium, Germany or eastern Europe. Newhaven is great for exploring Brittany.
All ports offer convenient access to France’s motorway and if you travel from Dover to France you can return to the UK from either port, no matter which you sailed into. This unique flexibility - coupled with short Channel crossing times and up to 57 sailings daily between the UK and France makes us your first choice for ferries to France.
Ferry tickets to Europe
DFDS - the World’s Leading Ferry Operator - offers multiple ferry routes with crossings from popular European ports in Europe to the UK, as well as routes in Scandinavia and across the Baltic Sea.
Book now and travel with DFDS.