Ferry crossings to Europe

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Our ferry crossings offer convenience, flexibility and value too and they are perfect for group travel. Sail to Europe on one of our 4 routes from the UK and choose the travel dates to suit your group’s plans. You can choose to travel by ferry with a vehicle or travel on foot on our routes to Amsterdam and Dieppe.

For a tailor made package on ferry trips for 10 or more, contact us for a free quote.

Call us on 0871 522 9933 or send an email to for more information.

Daily Crossings

Excellent onboard facilities

No baggage restrictions

    Excellent rates for groups

    Dedicated group sales team

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam


Normandy - Mont St Michel

Ferries to France

With up to 54 daily sailings between Dover and our French ports of Dunkirk and Calais, you and your group can choose the perfect crossing time to suit. Crossings take just 90 minutes to Calais and 2 hours to Dunkirk, meaning you can get straight back on the road and head to your destination.

Our Newhaven-Dieppe route is a great way for you and your group to head to western France and Normandy with your vehicle. Dieppe port is in an ideal location to enjoy the beautiful northern French coastline and Dieppe is also the nearest port to Paris, should you wish to head to the French capital.

Find out more about coach travel to France
Amsterdam, Holland

Ferries to Holland

For groups in northern England or Scotland, our daily overnight ferry crossings between Newcastle and Amsterdam offer a modern, well-equipped and comfortable cruise ferry experience and easy access to Europe. Our ferry departs our North Shields port near Newcastle at 17:00 and arrives in IJmuiden, near Amsterdam, at 09:30 the next morning, giving you the full day to continue your journey.

If you are crossing with a coach then groups of 20 or more will receive free transportation for the coach, the driver and also free driver’s meals.

Find out more about coach travel to Holland

Onboard Experience

Family on deck Dover-Calais


The crossing times may be short, but you'll find plenty of things to keep the whole family entertained as you sail on our modern ferries between Dover and Calais.

Group of friends on DFDS ferry

Group Travel

Ferry travel is perfect for groups. Travel on one of our packaged short breaks with your friends, your school or even your sports club!

No matter what sort of trip you’re looking for, our dedicated group travel team can help you organise it to give you exactly what you want at a great price.

DFDS as the World's leading ferry operator

Award Winning Ferry Crossings

We been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2021, Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2021 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021!

Thank you for voting and making us proud for more than 10 years in a row! Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!

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