Dover - Calais
Ferries from Dover to Calais
The DFDS Dover to Calais ferry route operates up to 30 daily sailings between England and France. Thanks to the addition of 2 new ships on this route, it's more convenient than ever to hop across the channel.
With the option to catch the ferry before or after your booked crossing if you miss it, it couldn't be easier to head to France with DFDS.
Please note: You cannot travel as a foot passenger on the Dover-Calais route, you can only travel with a vehicle.
Up to 30 daily crossings
100 minute crossing
Travel with your vehicle
No baggage restrictions
Premium lounge available
Enjoy a meal onboard
Duty Free with DFDS
Whether you’re onboard, at the port or sitting on the sofa, it’s never been easier to browse and buy Duty Free. Our Reserve & Collect service lets you browse hundreds of beers, wines and spirits online, reserve and arrange a pick-up time to suit you! It’s easy:
- Reserve your Duty Free Shopping online
- Select a convenient collection time
- Collect from our Dunkerque Duty Free Shop
Our Dunkerque and Calais Duty Free Shops have thousands of great deals on alcohol, Lego, confectionery and toys. Plus, the shops are right by the loading lanes for our ferries so it’s easy to fill your boot with bulk buys on Duty Free.
Onboard, you can spend your sailing browsing the designer perfumes, cosmetics and technology in our Duty Free Sea Shops with savings of up to 50% vs UK high street.
Our Routes to France
Relax and unwind on your crossing in the Premium Lounge with complimentary drinks and snacks. To make your crossing even smoother, Priority Boarding allows you to be one of the first to board and disembark. Premium Lounge is only available on selected crossings. Please check before travelling.
Ferries to France
With DFDS, it’s easy to sail from Dover to France. Our routes include crossings from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk, as well as Newhaven to Dieppe, all with comfortable onboard facilities so you can really relax and enjoy the journey.
Enjoy a bite to eat and take the kids to the soft play area or even explore outside on deck.
With DFDS your holiday starts as soon as you set sail.
Championing the Seas!
We're elated to announce that DFDS has been named the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2023 at the prestigious World Travel Awards – our 13th consecutive win!
This accolade cements our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences for our passengers and reflects the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.
We are also proud to announce that we have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2024 and we’d love your support once again.