​​A SUMMER OF FOOTBALL | FERRIES TO FRANCE

We’ve partnered with Freestyle Footballer, Szymon Skalski, and sponsored IBB Polonia Youth Football Club to bring you a summer of football. Book a ferry crossing from Dover to Dunkirk and Calais and celebrate a summer of football with DFDS.

  • 54 daily sailings
  • No baggage restrictions
  • Freedom of a self-drive ​trip


DFDS football sponsorship

IBB Polonia Youth Football Club

Supporting your community is incredibly important, which is why we have chosen to sponsor London-based IBB Polonia Youth Football Club. Team manager, Bartek Luszcz, said of the sponsorship, “We are very happy that DFDS joined our sponsors to support the development of our project… We hope this is the beginning of cooperation between IBB Polonia and DFDS”.

freestyle footballer drinking beer

Champion Freestyle Footballer

Szymon Skalski, 2 x World Champion Freestyle Footballer, joined us onboard King Seaways to show us his freestyling skills. 

​From checking in, to enjoying a pint in the bar, to sitting in the Captain's chair, check out our video to see what tricks he pulled out the hat. ​

Father and daughter having breakfast on board

Dover to France

Our crossings from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk take 90 minutes and 2 hours, respectively, and our onboard facilities make the crossing all the smoother. Sit down with the family for a hot meal in 7 Seas, grab a snack in Lighthouse Café, or check out the onboard shop. There’s also a soft play area for kids.

Onboard facilities​

bridges in Paris

Gateway to Europe

Choose the perfect time to travel to the continent, with up to 54 daily sailings between Dover and France. Plus, travelling with your car allows you to enjoy the freedom of a self-drive trip. With fantastic motorway access from our French ports, you can open up the Gateway to Europe, discovering France or travelling to Belgium, Holland, Germany and beyond. ​

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.

​​​​​​ WE'RE AWARD WINNING​​

We are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2017 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2017!​​

Awards​​​​​​​