Ferries to France for tour & coach operators

Book your coach and passengers onto one of our ferries to France and we promise you both a fantastic journey and onboard experience.
We now sail from Dover to both Calais AND Dunkirk. Both ports have excellent access to transport links, making it easy to drive into France, Belgium, Holland and beyond! 

What we offer:     

  • Daily sailings across the Channel to France.     
  • Flexibility  - We sail from both Dunkirk and Calais in France. Both ports are just 25 minutes apart by road, meaning you now have more flexibility on where and when you travel with us than ever before!    
  • Short crossing times – it takes just 2 hours to get to Dunkirk and 90 minutes to get to Calais (approx.).     
  • State of the art vessels that all offer a high level quality level of service, no matter what ship you travel on! Guaranteed levels of comfort, service and sophistication for all passengers.     
  • Relaxation -  We have a dedicated  lounge for drivers  to help you relax during the short Channel crossing. 

Coach rates

Click on the links below to find out how much it will cost to take your coach and passengers on our ferries from Dover to France (Calais & Dunkirk).

Download our rates for travel from now until 23rd March 2016​

Download our rates of travel from 24th March 2016 until 31st March 2017​


Give us a ring on 0871 521 1535 or email uk.coaches@dfds.com  to discuss further.

View our booking procedures and terms 

Sailing Schedule 

Download it online via the link below or request a hardcopy by emailing uk.coaches@dfds.com.

Download our sailing schedule:

12907 Interim A4_flyer (Oct 14).pdf

(PDF, 3MB) 

Book your coach space!

Give us a ring on 0871 521 1535 or email uk.coaches@dfds.com to discuss further.

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.



It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named as Europe's and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator in the 2015 World Travel Awards. We've won these awards for 5 years running.​