Discover France with return short breaks from Dover to Dunkirk or Calais. 

As autumn and winter come around, it’s the perfect time for a festive break to the continent and with DFDS it will all be smooth sailing. With an uncertain few months ahead politically, one thing you can be certain of is an enjoyable crossing to France and a great holiday at the other end. 

Whether you're looking for a quick escape, or a longer retreat, you can find the perfect deal for you. 

Prices start from as little as £4​5, return, for your car and up to 9 people. ​​​

  • 90 minute & 2 hour crossings
  • Up to 53 daily sailings
  • Book direct for our Price Promise*
  • 1, 3 & 5 day deals available

​​From price based on bookings made more than 48 hours before departure.

*Price Promise ensures the cheapest price. If you find a cheaper deal elsewhere, we'll refund the difference and give you an extra 10% discount​.  See our full Price Promise T&Cs​ here​.

​​ From prices shown are based on Monday-Thursday departure. £5 supplement applies to Friday-Sunday departures. Offer is a​vailable on return bookings only for cars 2.2m high and up to 9 people and motorcycles / motorcycles with side cars with up to 2 people. Outward journey must start in Dover. If you do not travel on the outward journey, you will not be able to​ travel on the return. A supplement of £50 applies to bookings made 24 hours or less prior to the booked sailing time. ​£10 amendment fees apply each way.

Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at any time.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


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