​Our Ferry Routes to Europe

DFDS are one of northern Europe’s biggest ferry operators and we run 8 passenger routes including 4 between the UK and the Continent.​

From the UK you have several options for travelling to Europe by ferry. You can cross the Channel on our Dover to Dunkirk or Dover to Calais routes, as well as our Newhaven to Dieppe route. Our Newcastle to Amsterdam route provides an ideal link from the north of the UK to the Continent. ​

We have routes between Norway and Denmark, and crossings linking Germany and Sweden with Lithuania and Estonia, providing convenient access to Scandinavia and the Baltics.

We take pride in our excellent customer service, good onboard facilities, and competitive prices, and we are delighted to hold the prestigious award of the World’s Leading Ferry Operator.

​​​​Ferry to France

We are the only ferry operator with two routes to France from Dover, offering fast and convenient ways to travel to the Continent. Calais is ideal for travelling into northern and central France, while Dunkirk puts you a stone’s throw from Belgium, with links to Germany​ and beyond. Our Newhaven-Dieppe route is also perfect for holidays to Normandy and northern France. 

​​​​​Ferry to Holland​

Our ferries sail daily from Newcastle to Amsterdam, ideal for a trip to the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, or beyond! This North Sea route gives you a relaxing overnight crossing with restaurants, bars, and entertainment onboard, making it the perfect way to start a holiday in Europe. 

​Our other routes


Our other Europe ferry routes include Baltic Sea crossings from Sweden to Lithuania (Karlshamn-Klaipeda), a route between Sweden and Estonia (Kapellskar-Paldiski), and also Germany to Lithuania (Kiel-Klaipeda). We also have a crossing from Copenhagen to Oslo, providing an ideal link to Scandinavia. ​


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



We are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2018!​​