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Ferries to France
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Ferries to France

per car + up to 4 people, one way*

Take a ferry to France

Book a DFDS ferry to France from England and explore everything Europe has to offer from just £80! With three ferry routes to France from the UK, DFDS offer you the choice and flexibility to suit your travel plans.

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

Our ferry ports in France offer you great connectivity for your onward journey!

Enjoy a meal onboard

Travel with your vehicle

No baggage restrictions

Shop Duty Free

    Excellent onboard facilities

    Great destinations within driving distance of French ferry ports

    3 routes across the Channel to choose from

    Save up to 50% vs UK high street on Duty Free

Ferry Routes to France Map

Terms and Conditions

*Lead in price based on one-way fare for a standard car carrying up to 4 passengers on Dover-France routes, including ETS charge as of 1st January 2024.

Journeys and prices are subject to availability and usual DFDS terms & conditions apply.


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Ferry to France from UK

Getting to France has never been easier with DFDS ferries across the Channel. Choose from one of our three ferry routes from England to reach France in as little as 100 minutes and arrive ready to explore. We have a wide range of options to suit your travel needs: travel from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk, or from Newhaven to Dieppe. All of our ships offer excellent onboard facilities so you can enjoy the journey, including wildlife watching on our route to Dieppe!

Take your car on the ferry to enjoy maximum freedom once you reach your destination, plus this means no restrictions on the amount of luggage you can take with you or what you can bring back! We also accommodate motorhomes, caravans, motorbikes and bicycles, so you can embark on any type of holiday you wish! Overnight ferries also available on all routes. You can also travel as a foot passenger on our Newhaven-Dieppe route and enjoy beautiful hiking trails in Normandy. Whether you're planning a romantic getaway, a family holiday or an exhilarating adventure, book your ferry to France today!

Ferry Crossings to France

Dover-Calais Dover-Dunkirk Newhaven-Dieppe
Departure Port, UK: Dover Dover Newhaven
Destination Port, France: Calais Dunkirk Dieppe
From Price: £80 for car + 4 people, one way £80 for car + 4 people, one way £87 for car + 2 people, one way
Sailings per Day: Up to 30 Up to 24 Up to 4
Sailing Time: 100 minutes 2 hours 4 hours
Sailing Distance: 27 nautical miles 47 nautical miles 90 nautical miles
First Ferry 00:10 02:00 05:30
Last Ferry 21:10 23:59 23:59

Ferry Routes to France

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Things to do Onboard and in France

Duty Free Kids

DFDS Duty Free Purse-Friendly Prices

Travel by ferry to France and get your luxuries for less by shopping Duty Free onboard all DFDS Ferries from the UK to France. Plus, stop by our Calais & Dunkerque Duty Free stores for great deals to fill your boot. In our portside stores, our expert staff are on hand to assist, and even offer wine tastings to help you decide from our huge range of products!

From top brand wines, beers and spirits to premium perfumes, cosmetics and accessories, discover thousands of Duty Free deals onboard and in store, and save up to 50% versus the UK high street. Book your ferry to France with DFDS and bag great savings.


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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