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​Operation Dynamo 75th Anniversary - Return crossings to France for £75 

This May marks 75 years since Operation Dynamo, one of the most famous and significant events of the Second World War. To commemorate this anniversary, we are offering return ferry crossings from Dover to Dunkirk for a fixed fare of £75.

You may want to travel to Dunkirk to visit the site where Operation Dynamo took place, or simply travel to Europe for a holiday or short break. What’s more, bookers will also receive a free gift – a commemorative issue of the front page of the Daily Express from the morning after the Operation Dynamo evacuations.

  • Return ferry crossings for a fixed price of £75
  • Free reproduction of the 28th May 1940 edition of the Daily Express
  • 24 daily sailings in both directions
  • Short, 2 hour crossing time
​"Our driving holiday in France was an enjoyable experience. We didn’t realise how easy it would be. We will definitely do it again." Mr & Mrs Parnell, Kent​
Operation Dynamo

Operation Dynamo

Operation Dynamo and the famous Dunkirk evacuation have become synonymous with the French city, and are widely regarded as one of the UK’s proudest military moments, showcasing a never-say-die attitude which saved thousands of lives and helped turn the tide of the war.

To commemorate Operation Dynamo, there are a number of events taking place throughout May, and a museum dedicated to the event set to open in September. You can also pay a visit to the Dunkirk War Museum, open every day. The Dunkirk Cemetery and Memorial is also just outside of the city, and commemorates soldiers who served in the First and Second World Wars, from France and the UK.


Our route from Dover to Dunkirk provides an easy access to the continent and up to 24 daily sailings between the UK and France.
With sailings day and night, you’re sure to find one which suits your schedule. What’s more, each sailing is quick, taking just 2 hours, and there are no luggage restrictions on any of our ferry crossings!

Gateway to Europe

Gateway to Europe

Our port in Dunkirk is also conveniently located should you decide to travel further afield. With excellent motorway connections to major holiday destinations in France, Holland, Belgium and Germany, you can get straight back on the road after your short ferry crossing and carry on to your destination. Ferry crossings with a car are a convenient way to explore the continent at your own pace – and great value too.
Relax onboard

Relax onboard

There’s no shortage of things to keep you busy onboard our ferries from Dover to Dunkirk. Relax with a drink as you sail in one of our onboard bars, complete with the latest news and sport playing across our TV screens. There is also self-service restaurant and a fast food outlet should you get a little peckish. Children will love being out on deck in the fresh sea air, but there is also a kids’ play area to keep them busy for the entire journey.

​​Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at any time. Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. Terms & Conditions​ apply.

Important information

Offer is available on return bookings only for cars and up to 9 people and motorcycles / motorcycles with side cars with up to 2 people. £20 supplement applies to bookings made on the day of travel. £20 amendment fees apply each way. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

Offer excludes the following dates – 22, 23, 30 & 31 May, 23, 24, 25 & 31 July, 1, 22, 24, 29, 30 & 31 August. 



It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as the World and Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have been Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for 5 years running now, and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator for 6 years. ​​​