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Dover - Calais

Dover - Calais DFDS route map
  • Trailer
  • Reefer trailer
  • Hazardous
  • Self-drive

Dover to Calais

Calais to Dover

See Calais to Dover See Dover to Calais Download schedule

Note! The below schedule may vary, please download the full schedule.

Sailing time: 90 min

Mon-FriSatSun
00:4500:4500:45
02:4002:40-
04:1004:10-
05:5005:50-
07:4007:4007:40
09:1009:1009:10
10:4010:40-
12:1512:1512:15
13:4513:4513:45
15:1515:1515:15
16:5016:5016:50
18:2018:2018:20
19:5519:5519:55
21:35-21:35
23:05-23:05
Cut-off times
Driver acc. transport
1 hour prior
Unacc. transport
2 hours prior
Self-drives
1 hour prior
Trailers
2 hours prior
Hazardous units
2 hours prior
Abnormal loads
*see below
Please contact customer service for more detailed information.

Note! The below schedule may vary, please download the full schedule

Sailing time: 1 hour

Mon - FriSatSun
01:0501:05-
02:3002:30-
04:1504:15-
06:1006:1006:10
07:4007:4007:40
09:2009:20-
10:5510:5510:55
12:2512:2512:25
13:5513:5513:55
15:3015:3015:30
17:0017:0017:00
18:3018:3018:30
20:10-20:10
21:40-21:40
23:1523:1523:15
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Cut-off times
Driver acc. transport
1 hour prior
Unacc. transport
2 hours prior
Self-drives
1 hour prior
Trailers
2 hours prior
Hazardous units
2 hours prior
Abnormal loads
*see below
Please contact customer service for more detailed information.

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Our services

Let us help with hazardous

We know that shipping hazardous goods can be an administrative burden. It shouldn’t be - which is why we offer the following:

• Hazardous DGN pre shipment advisement service
• Hazardous labels available to purchase at the port

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Contact us

All our offices

Dover

Sales+44 1304 874221

dover.freightsales@dfds.com

Customer service +44 1304 874226

dover.freightcustomerservices@dfds.com

Booking+44 1304 874 001

dover.freightbookings@dfds.com

Calais

Sales+33 603 047 121

calais.freightoffice@dfds.com

Customer service +33 391 904 262

easternchannel.serviceclientfret@dfds.com

Booking+44 1304 874 001

dover.freightbookings@dfds.com

Dover terminal

Eastern Docks
Dover Kent
CT16 1JA
United Kingdom

+44 1304 874000

Opening hours

24/7 days

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Calais terminal

Terminal Car Ferry
Gare Maritime Est
F-62100 Calais
France

+33 391 904 262

Opening hours

24/7 days

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While on board

Loyalty counts

Our dedicated freight drivers facility offers all the following benefits:

• Free meal with drinks
• Exclusive freight drivers lounge
• Free shower facilities
• Free Wi-Fi
• Onboard purchase of AGES Euro-vignette certificates, UK HGV Levy and Dart Toll
• 10% discount for on-board purchases excl. cigarettes and alcohol
• Save 15% on Channel crossings with your car

Service charges

MGO BAF charges

March 2017
€/Lnm
0,53
£/Lnm
0,45
April 2017
€/Lnm
0,48
£/Lnm
0,42

What is MGO BAF?

The MGO BAF, or Maringe Gas Oil Bunker Adjustment Factor, compensates for fluctuations in the price of a ship's fuel. 

If the price rises above a certain level, a surcharge will be applied. If the price drops below a certain level, a reduction in the surcharge will be applied.

Read our BAF policy.

Hazardous cargo

Individual UN-numbers should be segregated so that they conform to the requirements described in the IMDG Code.

  • Explosives
  • Gases
  • Flammable liquids
  • Flammable solids
  • Oxidizing substances
  • Toxic substances
  • Radioactive material
  • Corrosive substances
  • Misc. dangerous goods

Abnormal loads

 On our Dover - Calais route DFDS limits in terms of vehicle size are :

  1. Maximum height 4.4 m (except Calais Seaways 4.35m)
  2. Maximum width 3.0 m
  3. Maximum length 26 m
  4.  Maximum weight 48 tons
  5. Ground clearance 0.3m
  6. *Any request for exceeding dimensions will have to be subject to examination and approval by the technical department of the Port (48 hours before departure).

Frequently asked questions

Visit our support pages for additional information about
surcharges, terms & conditions, hazardous goods, DFDS' environmental
impact, booking systems and more.

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