DFDS Ferries to France

DFDS offers three different ferry routes from the UK to France, sailing from Dover and Newhaven.

You can sail from Dover to either Calais or Dunkirk, further west along the south coast you can sail from Newhaven to Dieppe giving you access into Normandy and western France.

Dover to Calais
Car and 9 people each way, Economy fare
from
£39
Dover to Dunkirk
Car and 9 people each way, Economy fare
from
£39
Newhaven to Dieppe
Car and 2 people each way, Economy fare
from
£39
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DFDS have all your options covered for ferries to France. Their ferries from Dover are quick and convenient taking you across the Channel in less than two hours. If your final destination is central or southern France then Calais is the best the choice, though if you’re heading for Holland, Belgium, Germany or eastern Europe, then Dunkirk will save you on miles and time.

ferry to FranceIf your heading to Normandy or somewhere else in northern or western France, then DFDS other two ferries to France may be the choice for you. Sail from either the ports of Newhaven to Dieppe, this route is a longer crossing, but will save you driving time and miles which you will get to enjoy relaxing on-board as your cruise to France.

Newhaven is the closest UK port to London and just 10 miles from the popular seaside two of Brighton.

Dunkirk, Calais and Dieppe ports all have fast, easy access to France’s superb motorway network, so once you drive off one of the modern DFDS ferries getting to where you need to be is as easy as possible – just don’t forget to drive on the right!

DFDS Ferries from France

  Route Sailings per day Sailing
Time
Foot passengers Car & 4 passengers  
Dover to Calais Dover to Calais 10 1h 30m from £39

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Dover to Dunkirk Dover to Dunkirk 12 2 hours from £39

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Newhaven to Dieppe Newhaven to Dieppe 2 4 hours £20 from £55

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Foot passengers cannot travel on DFDS Seaways ferries from Dover.