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Simple freight shipping inside the EU market

Rosslare - Dunkirk freight shipping


Reefer trailer

Hazardous cargo


Rosslare to Dunkirk

Download schedule
Sailing time: approx. 23 hours


Monday 20:00 WET
Tuesday 23:55 WET
Thursday 04:00 WET
Friday 22:45 WET
Saturday 23:55 WET


Tuesday 21:00 CET
Thursday 00:55 CET
Friday 05:00 CET
Saturday 23:45 CET
Monday 00:55 CET

Cut-off times

2 hours before departure

Important information before entering Ireland

  • Ireland is not part of the Schengen agreement and this has effects on non EU passport holders. Please find more information here.
  • Passengers arriving to Ireland from overseas are required to complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form.

Book and track

Our intuitive online booking system works on any device, so you can book, update and track shipments at your convenience.

Our services

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Are you a passenger?

Pack up your car or motorhome and set sail this summer! You can now travel with us as a private passenger on the Rosslare-Dunkirk route.

Each crossing will include a self-service restaurant area where all four inclusive meals are served, your own cabin, onboard shops & bar, children's play areas and Wi-Fi packages to purchase onboard.

Contact us

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Customer service (general enquiries)

+353 (0) 21 233 9590 (admin and account enquiries)


vessel on Rosslare Dunkerque



Customer service (general enquiries)

+353 (0) 21 233 9590 (admin and account enquiries)


While on board

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Loyalty counts

Following benefits are offered to the drivers on board:

  • 3 free meals
  • Free shower facilities

Service charges

MGO BAF Charges

March 2024
16.4 €/Lmn
14.01 £/Lmn

April 2024
15.6 €/Lmn
13.34 £/Lmn

What is MGO BAF?

The Marine Gas Oil Bunker Adjustment Factor compensates for fluctuations in the price of a ship’s fuel.

Read about BAF policy >

What is ETS?

The Emissions Trading System (ETS) aims to create a financial incentive for shipping companies to reduce their GHG Emissions.

Read about ETS >

Hazardous and abnormal loads

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Flammable gases 2

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Flammable liquids 3

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Flammable solids 4

Pictogram representing GHS hazard Division 5.1, oxidizing substances

Oxidizing substances 5.1

Pictogram with a skull symbol representing GHS hazard Division 6.1, toxic substances

Toxic substances 6

Pictogram representing GHS hazard class 8, corrosive substances

Corrosive substances 8

Pictogram with a black lines on a white background, representing GHS hazard class 9, miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

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Abnormal loads

Any request for exceeding dimensions will have to be subject to examination and approval by the technical department of the Port (48 hours before departure). Vehicles in excess of the dimensions below are classified as Out Of Gauge and are subject to Port's approval.

  • Width: 2.60m*
  • Length: 20m*
  • Weight: 44t*
  • Height: 4.45m*

*subject to confirmation

Frequently asked questions

Visit our support pages for additional information about surcharges, terms & conditions, hazardous goods, DFDS' environmental impact, booking systems and more.

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