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Our crossings from Dover to Dunkirk are quick, convenient and great value too. Taking just 2 hours, they’re the perfect way to begin your European holiday and cross the Channel in your vehicle, with easy access from port to destinations in France, Belgium, Germany and Holland.

Sail to Europe with the World’s Leading Ferry Operator and enjoy the convenience of taking your car, caravan, motorhome, motorbike or bicycle to Europe.

​"Our first time on a ferry was an enjoyable experience. We didn't realise how easy it would be. We will definitley do it again.​" Mr & Mrs Lennon, Kent​

Quality onboard experience

Quality Onboard Experience

Our 3 modern and comfortable vessels are all packed with excellent facilities to ensure that all of our customers have an enjoyable crossing. Relax with a drink and admire the sea views, or catch the latest news and sport in the cafe bar. We also have an onboard shop with a selection of cosmetics, fragrances, beers, wines and spirits, as well as gifts, souvenirs and travel essentials.

Kids will love the onboard play area, and if you’re after a more luxurious crossing then book yourself into the Premium Lounge, with stunning sea views as well as complimentary drinks, fruit and biscuits.

Onboard facilities


Enjoy a meal onboard

Enjoy a meal onboard​

There are 2 restaurants onboard our ferries between Dover and Dunkirk. Our self-service restaurant offers a range of dishes available at all times of day and night suitable for children and adults, as well as vegetarian options, all at an affordable price. As you dine you can enjoy stunning panoramas across the ocean.

Food Express is a classic fast-food restaurant which serves up hamburgers, chips, hotdogs and freshly prepared baguettes and rolls, as well as a selection of hot and cold drinks and confectionery.

Onboard dining

Gateway to Europe


Our short, convenient sailings from Dover to Dunkirk are the perfect way to start a trip to Europe. From the port you’ll find easy access to destinations in France, Germany, Holland and Belgium, as well as further afield. No matter where you’re heading, it all starts with a ferry crossing from DFDS.

Routes to France


We are the only operator with 2 routes to France from Dover and you can return from either port, no matter which you sailed out to. We also have a route across the western Channel from Newhaven to Dieppe, which sails up to 6 times a day depending on the season.


Our tickets

We offer a range of ticket types available on our routes between Dover and Dunkirk.

​ Our standard Economy tickets are valid on our routes to both Dunkirk and Calais. You can travel on the sailing before or after your booked crossing time for free, subject to availability.

For more flexibility, book a Flexi ticket which allows you to travel up to 72 hours either side of your original booking, subject to availability and amend without fees. Regular travellers should book Multi-Trip tickets​ for savings on your crossings over the course of the year.

We also have seasonal special offers during the year, so be sure to keep checking the offers section of the website or sign up to our e-newsletter.​

Read about our ticket types​​

​​​​​​Prices are subject to availability. Credit card & telephone booking fees apply. ​Terms & Conditions apply.



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. ​​​