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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.



Plan ahead and book your 2017 ferry crossings. Book now to get the best choice of departure dates and times!​

"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.



We gave the Payne family a camera and asked them to film their holiday to France for us. Watch the video below and get some ideas of your own.

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It’s always a proud moment when you’re recognised for your good work, we’re honoured to have been named again as Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2016 at the World Travel Awards. We have won this fantastic award for 6 years running now.​​