Pearl Seaways

Press Release


Date: 26 June 2019

Award-winning ferry operator DFDS is offering motorcyclists 25% off sailings from Dover to Calais and Dover to Dunkirk.

With thousands of miles of amazing roads to explore, through some of the most diverse and striking landscapes in Europe, the motorcycling holidaymaker is spoilt for choice. With 54 sailings a day to choose from, bikers can set sail and ride away, visiting some of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations at their own pace, the perfect way to experience a road trip.

This special deal means crossings on these routes to France start from £18.75* each way for a motorbike and 2 people.

On board, passengers can enjoy a freshly made meal with great quality ingredients in one of the restaurants and cafés or perhaps a spot of retail therapy in the on board shop.

Or for a touch of luxury, passengers can enjoy some relaxation time in the Premium Lounge, available for an extra £12 per person with complimentary hot and cold drinks, pastries, fresh fruit, newspapers and even a glass of prosecco.

*booking period is 24th June 2019 to 30th June 2019 for travel between 24th June and 18th December 2019.


DFDS Press Office 01304 874052

About DFDS:

DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, with a network of around 30 routes and 50 freight and passenger ships.

DFDS prides itself on offering world-class facilities and services and the widest choice of ferry routes into northern Europe.

In the UK, the company operates passenger ferry services on routes from Dover to Calais, Dover to Dunkirk, Newcastle to Amsterdam and Newhaven to Dieppe.

DFDS has been named ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for eight years running (2012-2019), as well as the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for the last seven years (2011-18).

DFDS currently operates up to 54 sailings a day between Dover and France on its Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais routes. DFDS also offers two daily sailings between Newcastle and Amsterdam. In addition, the DFDS network includes a passenger and freight service between Newhaven to Dieppe, which has four daily sailings and is operated by Transmanche Ferries.

For further information about DFDS, or to find out about the latest sailing times, fares and offers across all routes from the UK, click here.

Vote European Awards 2024

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.