Website and language
Offers and Holidays
Inspiration & Experience
Spin the wheel to win savings of up to 50% on our Newcastle-Amsterdam crossings. Start 2020 with a city break or road trip and save with our online game. Play now to win big!
View and amend your DFDS booking here 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
If you’re planning on taking a coach across the Channel, then our 3 routes to France are ideal, promising your driver and customers a quick, convenient crossing, plus an enjoyable onboard experience.
With ports in Dunkirk and Calais, both of which have excellent access to Europe’s motorway network, it’s easy to drive into France, Belgium, Germany, Holland and beyond.
Make group travel easier with coach travel on our Newhaven-Dieppe ferry which offers convenient access to Western France. From here explore Normandy, head south to Paris or the stunning Riviera.
Excellent onboard facilities
Up to 54 daily sailings
No baggage restrictions
Short crossing times – Just 2 hours to Dunkirk and 90 minutes to Calais
20+ passengers - meal and cabin for driver included in price (Dieppe-Newhaven route)
Our ferry crossings from the UK to France may be short, but there’s plenty to do onboard to keep your group happy.
Our self-service restaurant and bar both boast stunning sea views and are perfect if you fancy a bite to eat and some time to relax.
You can also unwind in our quiet lounge area with reclining chairs or book a cabin for a small extra cost. You’ll find some great buys in our onboard shop and there’s children’s play area to ensure any little ones are entertained.
Coach Rates Click here to find out how much it will cost to take your coach and passengers on our ferries from Dover to France (Calais & Dunkirk).
France is a fantastic gateway to Europe and the freedom of coach travel means you can truly tailor your group getaway. Be in the heart of Normandy in just 2 hours, take advantage of Paris’s amazing group museum tours, only 2.5 hours drive. Though a longer drive, the stunning Riviera is definitely worth it. You could even venture into Belgium, Holland or Germany! The options are endless.
We know how important it is to keep coach drivers rested and refreshed as they drive from A to B, that’s why we try to make our crossings as relaxing and enjoyable as possible for drivers. All commercial drivers can enjoy a free meal in the Road Kings restaurant on Dover-Calais/Dunkirk ferry crossings, as well as making the most of shower and washing facilities, hot and cold drinks and more.
We are Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 and the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2019!