Couple on deck sailing on DFDS ferry

Preparing for your trip

Family in a car with a dog
Couple in onboard restaurant
Car trip in England
Check-in at the terminal

Hassle-free travel with DFDS

Ensure you have everything you need before you travel with our handy guide. Read on to find out what documents you'll need as well as help finding your way to the port and information on travelling with reduced mobility. At DFDS, we endeavour to make your journey with us as smooth as possible! Whether you're travelling with your family or even bringing your pet along for the ride, find out everything you need to know to prepare your perfect trip.

Prepare for your trip on UK-France routes

Prepare for your trip on Amsterdam-Newcastle route

Prepare for your trip on Baltic Sea routes

Prepare for your trip on Copenhagen-Frederikshavn-Oslo route

DFDS Passenger App

DFDS ferry mobile app

The DFDS app is your ideal travel companion.

  • View live departures and arrival times
  • Access your booking pass
  • Keep up to date with the latest travel announcements
  • Follow your journey with your personalised itinerary
  • Find information about onboard facilities
  • Find directions to your DFDS terminals

Simply log into the app using your booking number to access these great features.

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Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.