Affordable short breaks - Southern England
Affordable short breaks - France to Dover
Disconnect for a few days by booking a short break to the South of England! You can sail from Dunkirk across the English Channel to Dover in just 2 hours. Travel cheaply by ferry to Southern England and decide how long you would like to stay. Our short breaks are ideal for a weekend away or a short car holiday.
Travel with your vehicle
Up to 24 daily crossings
Excellent onboard facilities
Up to 50% discount
In the south of England within two hours
All times shown are in local time.
Please note that timetables may change subject to weather conditions.
Explore southern England
Enjoy the southern part of England: the beautiful beaches of Cornwall and brighton, explore the authentic city of Kent or the vibrant capital, London. All with the flexibility of travelling with your own vehicle.
Enjoy your sailing in the peaceful Premium Lounge surroundings as you set sail, taking in the sea views. Priority Boarding can make your crossing even smoother, making you one of the first to board and disembark. Premium Lounge is only available on selected crossings. Please check before travelling.
Our Routes to the UK
DFDS has one of the largest ferry networks in Europe, with four routes operating to the UK.
The English Channel ferry crossings are convenient and fast at highly competitive prices, meaning you can take your car with you and explore what the UK has to offer.
Award Winning Ferry Crossings
We are proud to have been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2022 at this year’s World Travel Awards for the 12th year in a row! We have also won Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2022 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021-2022.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us and voted for us for over 12 years. Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!