Ferry from Dover to Dunkirk in France
DFDS Seaways now operates the Dover to Dunkirk (Dunkerque in French) ferry connection. They are the only operator to operate a car & passenger service between these two ports. DFDS bought the former operator Norfolkline in 2011. They currently run up to 12 sailings a day and it takes less than 2 hours to cross the channel over to France.
Dover to Dunkirk
The Dover to Dunkirk ferry offers you some great advantages over the much busier Dover to Calais ferries. Not only can it be cheaper it also gives you better access to many parts of France and the rest Europe. Since DFDS Seaways is the only operator sailing into Dunkerque, there is far less hassle and waiting when you arrive in France. With a sailing time only 30 minutes more than the Dover Calais route, you’ll find you’ll get to many destination a lot quicker with this the Dover to Dunkirk ferry.
Dunkerque has direct link to the A16 and A25 motorways in France. This makes it far more convenient than Calais for many destinations in France and beyond. If your travelling to Belgium or Holland via a cross channel ferry service providers, then DFDS Seaways Dover to Dunkirk is usually the most situated for you. In addition it also provides shorter drive times to Germany, Switzerland and beyond. For example it’s just 47 miles to the elegant city of Bruges in Belgium from Dunkirk, that’s less than an hours drive.