Timetables, check-in & boarding times

To help you plan your next crossing, this page provides timetables for our 4 routes from the UK to Europe and handy details like check-in opening and closing times and boarding times.

When you book your crossing your booking confirmation will state your crossing time and check-in time.​​

Dover-Dunkirk & Dover-Calais

With 4 ships sailing every day between Dover and Dunkirk and Calais, you now have more flexibility than ever before when taking the ferry to France with DFDS Seaways. The crossing to Calais takes just 90 minutes and 2 hours to Dunkirk.​

Timetable

​Dover-Calais​ ​Dover-Dunkirk
​Check-in Open:​ ​The check in booths are open 24hours a day excluding Christmas Day and Boxing day. ​The check in booths are open 24hours a day excluding Christmas Day and Boxing day.
​Check-in Time: ​Check in closes 45 minutes prior to each sailing ​Check in closes 45 minutes prior to each sailing


Sailing schedule Dover-Dunkirk

​Monday ​​ ​04:00 ​06:00 08:00​ ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59
​Tuesday
​02:00 04:00​ ​06:00 ​08:00 ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59
​Wednesday ​​02:00 ​04:00 ​06:00 ​08:00 ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59
Thursday ​02:00 ​04:00 ​06:00 ​08:00 ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59
​Friday ​02:00 04:00​ ​06:00 ​08:00 ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59
Saturday ​02:00 ​04:00 ​06:00 ​08:00 ​10:00 ​12:00 ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00
​Sunday ​08:00 12:00​ ​14:00 ​16:00 ​18:00 ​20:00 ​22:00 ​23:59

​​​​Sailing schedule Dunkirk-Dover

​Monday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:00​22:00​23:59
​Tuesday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:00​22:00​23:59
​Wednesday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​​18:00​​​​20:00​22:00​23:59
Thursday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:00​22:00​23:59
​Friday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:00​22:00​23:59
​Saturday​02:00​04:00​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:0022:00​23:59
​Sunday​06:00​08:00​10:00​12:00​14:00​16:00​18:00​20:00​22:00



​Sailing schedule Dover-Calais ​​
Dover-Dunkirk until 23 December 2015  Dunkirk-Dover until 23 December 2015
​​ Dover-Calais until from June 2nd 2015 ​Calais-Dover from June 2nd 2015
Monday-Friday ​00:30, 02:30, 05:15, 07:30, 10:15, 12:15 14:45, 16:45, 19:15, 21:15 ​01:00, 04:00, 06:00, 09:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:30, 18:00, 20:00, 23:00
​Saturday ​​00:30, 02:30, 05:15, 07:30, 10:15, 12:15 14:45, 16:45, 19:15 01:00, ​​04:00, 06:00, 09:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:30, 18:00  23:00
​Sunday ​00:30, 07:30, 12:15, 14:45, 16:45, 19:15, 21:15 06:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:30, 18:00, 20:00 23:00

Newhaven-Dieppe

The crossing from Newhaven to the pretty coastal town of Dieppe takes just 4 hours a day and there are two daily sailings in both directions all year.

Timetable


Newahven-Dieppe ​Dieppe-Newhaven
​Check-in opens:  ​90 minutes before each departure ​​90 minutes before each departure
​Check-in closes:  ​45 minutes prior to each departure ​45 minutes prior to each departure​


Departure from Newhaven​Arrival at DieppeDeparture from Dieppe​Arrival at Newhaven

​Monday-Sunday

1st Jan - 30th Apr

​10:00​15:00​05:30​08:30​

Monday-Sunday

1st May - 30th Sep

09:00​

17:30

23:00


 

​14:00

22:30

05:00

​12:30

18:00

23:59 (Mon 1:00)

​15:30

21:00

04:00

Monday-Sunday

1st October - 31st Dec

​23:00​04:0018:00​​21:00

Newcastle-Amsterdam​

There are two cruise ferries serving this route sailing every day in both directions. The crossings are overnight departing from port late afternoon and arriving the next morning.​

Timetable

​Newcastle-AmsterdamAmsterdam-Newcastle
​Check-in opens:​14:30​14:30
​Boarding starts:​15:00​15:30
​Check-in closes:​16:30​16:45
Boarding ends:​16:30​17:00

Sailing schedule (daily sailing in both directions)

Departure from Newcastle​Arrival at Amsterdam​Departure from Amsterdam​Arrival at Newcastle
​Monday - Saturday​17:00​09:30​17:30​09:00
​Sunday in Jan-Apr & Oct-Dec​17:00​10:00​17:30​09:30
​Sunday in May-September​17:00​09:30​17:30​09:00

Kiel-Klaipeda

Our route from Kiel in Germany to Klaipeda in Lithuania links Germany with eastern Europe.​​​​

Timetable

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Sailing schedule

​Departure from Kiel​Arrival at Klaipeda​Departure from Klaipeda​Arrival at Kiel
​Monday​14:00​12:30 (next day)​15:00​12:30 (next day)
​Tuesday​16:00​14:00 (next day)​17:30​14:00 (next day)
​Wednesday​18:00​16:30 (next day)​19:00​16:00 (next day)
​Thursday​20:00​18:00 (next day)​21:00​18:00 (next day)
​Friday​22:00​20:00 (next day)​23:00​19:00 (next day)
​Saturday​23:00​22:00 (next day)​No departure​​No departure
​Sunday​No departure​01:00​22:00 (same day)
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WE'RE AWARD WINNING​​

It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named as ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ in the 2014 World Travel Awards. We've won this award for 4 years running.
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