Dover - France



Beautiful beaches, captivating countryside and vibrant cities are just a short ferry ride away!

DFDS' comfortable ferries have up to 54 daily sailings between Dover and France. Dunkirk and Calais make for a charming day trip, as well as other nearby coastal French towns such as Malo-les-Bains or Hardelot Plage and for a longer stay, France has an abundance of destinations to suit every traveller.

For a little extra you can get Priority Boarding, so you're the first on and first off! For just £12 enjoy access to our onboard Premium Lounge with complimentary refreshments.

Book by 1 Oct, travel by 4 Jan 2020

Up to 54 daily sailings

Excellent onboard facilities

Travel with your vehicle

    1, 3 or 5 day return options

    No baggage restrictions

DFDS Dover Seaways


Electronics shopping Dover-Calais

What's onboard

Just because the crossing is quick, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your time onboard! There’s plenty of shopping to be done at the onboard Sea Shop- why not treat yourself to designer fragrances, skincare products and cosmetics with attractive price tags? Enjoy delicious meals in the 7 Seas restaurant or grab a glass of wine and a snack at the Lighthouse Café. You’ll arrive rested, refreshed and ready for your French adventure.

France - Dover DFDS

Continental trip

Calais and Dunkirk are the perfect destinations for a continental day trip. Soak up some sun on Calais’ beaches or visit the Belfry of Dunkirk, a UNESCO World Heritage site dating back to the 1400s. If you’re in Dunkirk, visit the seaside resort of Malo-les-Bains and stroll by its colourful beach huts and 1920s villas. Closer to Calais you’ll find Hardelot Plage. The sprawling beach is great for walking or swimming and the country park has a beautiful Shakespearean theatre which is worth a visit. If you’re staying longer sample some bubbles in the Champagne region, visit the cosmopolitan capital, Paris, or venture to the French riviera in the south.

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Discover Europe with ferry crossings from DFDS and make travelling with your vehicle easy and affordable.

DFDS offer daily sailings between Copenhagen and Oslo, as well as crossings to the UK from France and Holland, plus routes to Germany, Sweden and the Baltics.

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