​​Dun​kirk Ferry Port​

Dunkirk Check-In Information​

DFDS customers will need to pass through passport controls after reaching the check-in points. When travelling to the port, please allow adequate time in order to complete the check-in process. A minimum of 45 minutes (90 minutes for busy sailings) prior to the sailing departure time for our ferry crossings on Eastern Channel routes.

About the Port of Dunkirk:

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new terminal in Dunkirk, which is located 800 metres in front of our previous terminal at Loon Plage. This new terminal opened in spring 2016 includes a new entrance and access road, new check-in facilities and a booking office, plus improved vehicle access onto the ship.

​Dunkirk Port Address​​:


Terminal Car ferry

Route du petit Denna

Port 5625

59279 Loon plage​


GPS - 51°00'49.1"N 2°11'51.2"E​


​Directions By Car:

  • From A25 Lille: Join the A16, direction Calais.
  • From A16 Dunkerque/Belgium: Take exit 53 (24). Follow signs 'Port Rapide/Car Ferry'.
  • From St Omer: The D600 crosses the A16 direct to the Terminal.
  • From Dunkerque Centre: Follow signs for Calais - either A16 to exit 53 (24) or on RN1 follow signs to 'Loon Plage/Car Ferry'.

Port Facilities:

  • ​​Toilets
  • Vending machines with snacks and drinks
  • Children's area with arcade games

Car parking:

There is a free of charge public car park in front of the Terminal building (Dunkirk).

Please advise that this is an unsecured car park and owners leave their vehicles there at their own risk.