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Routes and Schedules

As one of Europe’s largest shipping companies, we never forget that your efficiency depends on our efficiency – which is why you can count on a reliable schedule and high-frequency services. Explore our Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and container shipping routes and see how DFDS can optimise your freight shipping with our high quality service.

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DFDS’ Freight and Passenger and Container Ferry Routes

The most reliable freight shipping network in Europe

With a fleet of Ro-Ro, Ro-Pax and container vessels, DFDS connects over 20 countries. This gives you access to one of Europe’s most comprehensive freight shipping networks, including the North sea, Baltic sea, Mediterranean, and Channel shipping routes.

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Over 50 vessels, over 550 weekly departures
Over 50 vessels, over 550 weekly departures
Connecting more than 20 countries, Europe-wide and beyond
Connecting more than 20 countries, Europe-wide and beyond
Environmental award-winner
Environmental award-winner
Committed to your success
Committed to your success

All our shipping routes

The DFDS fleet offers freight shipping, passenger and container routes in Europe and beyond. The frequency of our schedules makes it possible for you or your cargo to reach the destination without any compromise.

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Create, edit, or cancel a booking; track a unit or consignment; and download invoices, loss-prevention reports, volume statistics, and KPIs.

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Making things easier – it’s The DFDS Way

Our efficient terminal operations provide you with industry-specific warehousing facilities and strategically located rail links, along with general stevedoring, cost-effective maintenance facilities and quick and easy access to cargo. DFDS’ customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing that all cargo is treated with the utmost care.

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Optimised freight shipping for 8000 customers
Optimised freight shipping for 8000 customers
On-time arrivals and departures
On-time arrivals and departures
Reduce your operating costs
Reduce your operating costs
Improve your lead times
Improve your lead times
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Environmentally aware

Ambitious CO2-reduction targets and substantial investment have resulted in DFDS being recognised with an environmental award, and vessels are certified according to national, international and EU legislation. A 2015 EU ruling has resulted in surcharges on some routes.

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Onboard comforts

Onboard, drivers can benefit from all the comforts of home. First-rate accommodation includes leisure activities, restaurants and more – ensuring that your driver arrives fully rested.

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Dedicated staff

It’s the people that earn DFDS its reputation. Each of our 7065 employees plays a part in making sure that 37 million lane metres of freight reaches its destination on time, every year.


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