The Newhaven to Dieppe ferry service is now operated by DFDS Seaways after LD Lines and DFDS merged in 2012. In the summer there are three daily sailings (two in the winter) from Newhaven and the crossing takes just 4 hours.
- Car + 2 passengers from £49
- Foot passengers from £20
The ship serving the Dieppe to Newhaven route is the Côte d’Albâtre, it offers optimum comfort whatever the sailing condition, on board you will find excellent facilities including including a restaurant, a shop, play areas and a bar boasting stunning sea views through its floor to ceiling windows.
If you are dining on-board all tastes are catered for at The Maupassant self-service restaurant. This relaxed and pleasant eatery offers you excellent meal-deals whatever the time of day, whether you opt for a filling breakfast on our morning departure, a leisurely lunch on our daytime sailing, or an evening meal on our later crossing.
Like most cross channel ferries, the Côte d’Albâtre has many On-board shopping options. You’ll find the usual extensive ranges of specially selected alcohols, tobaccos and perfumes. You also find most things you might have forgotten for your trip as well as books and toys to keep the kid entertained.
Dieppe is ideally situated in Upper Normandy with fast connections to Paris and all parts of Northern France.
Although the crossing is only 4 hours, if you wish you can purchase a cabin to relax in during your crossing. You will also find a number of areas of the ship that have been set aside especially for children. Little ones can let off steam in the brightly-coloured play-zones while video games and cartoons will keep the older ones entertained.
The Newhaven Dieppe ferry service had been operated by Transmance ferries from 2001 after PO Ferries pulled out of the route. Transmance ferries was later dissolved into LD Lines, which later again merged into New Channel Company A/S, more commonly known as DFDS Seaways France.