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Calais Seaways

Operated by DFDS Seaways on the Dover Calais route

The Calais Seaways (renamed from Norman Spirit) is used on the popular Dover Calais route. There’s plenty to keep you occupied during the short channel ferry crossing with a range of venues to shop, eat and drink as well as comfortable seating to unwind in. You’ll also find extensive outside decks, a children’s play area, internet access and a games arcade.

Onboard Food and Drink

All tastes are catered for in the self-service restaurant with a choice of meal deals and a menu tailored for children and vegetarians.

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Calais Seaways guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Calais Seaways Reviews

3.9
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95% of our customers recommended this ship

  • General:3.8
  • Staff:4.1
  • Catering:3.5
  • Punctuality:4.2
  • Cleanliness:3.8
  • "Excellent service"

    We actually set out 30 mins early - the previous boat was delayed, so DFDS efficiently and seamlessly moved us onto it before it left. Great fish and chips on board. Boat is small but well layed out, with plenty of comfortable seating. The only thing missing for me was some quality french produce in the shop - but if all you want is a quick and easy crossing, DFDS does the job.

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    Reviewed 20 January 2016 by David who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Good trip"

    Trip was CADO on Dec 24 and return on Jan 3. Neither ferry was crowded. Service on time and friendly. Would book again.

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    Reviewed 10 January 2016 by Anonymous who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Calais to Dover."

    We found this ferry quite enjoyable, mainly because it was on time, the garage staff were friendly, the ferry was clean and warm (it was freezing outside) the choice of food and drinks was very good and our seating was comfortable. Thank you.

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    Reviewed 10 January 2016 by Robert who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Itinerary "

    Thank you

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    Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Marian Gabi who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "comfortable and relaxing"

    The trip was very easy. The staff are very welcoming, coffee and croissants are good. wifi is free too.

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    Reviewed 28 December 2015 by Melanie Soden who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Very pleasant trip across. Will certainly use again. "

    Staff were friendly and most helpful. Smooth crossing. Ship comfortable.

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    Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Carol-anne who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Great trip"

    As usual a great trip comfortable, you can stretch your legs and relax.

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    Reviewed 23 November 2015 by Steven who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Calais to Dover"

    Comfortable trip nice seats asleep most of the way ( very good)

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    Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Peter who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Efficient"

    Quick check on and loading, good coffee shop on board reasonable pricing

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    Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Andrew who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Best service"

    Excellent service

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    Reviewed 08 November 2015 by Javid who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Happy Traveller"

    No complaint's, smooth sailing !

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    Reviewed 07 November 2015 by Sally-anne who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "A good journey"

    We were put on an earlier boat without any fuss, the trip was on time and very reasonably priced. No todo about passwords etc. Staff on board polite and helpful. I shall use the service again.

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    Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Simply the best "

    I used direct ferries in all my trips to France it's simply the best ferries and value for money

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    Reviewed 26 October 2015 by Malika who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Smooth Sailing"

    Ended deciding on s last minute trip over to Europe! And Direct Ferries made it happen! Very cheap deal and smooth service got is over the channel with ease and precision ! Will definitely book again

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    Reviewed 25 October 2015 by Chad who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "The trip back to home"

    I couldn't be more pleased. The journey was smooth. My tickets were processed timely. The employees are all very helpful and friendly. This adds to the family atmosphere on the ship. Overall, I'm happy with the service.

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    Reviewed 19 October 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Good experience "

    Really nice and good experience I will definitely do again!

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    Reviewed 18 October 2015 by Vanessa who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Return Ferry Trip From Dover to Calais"

    My wife and I travelled by DFDS ferry as part of a recent holiday in France. We found the ferries a little smaller than P&O's but considered that this enhanced them. They were more intimate and informal. The staff we very friendly and always had a cheery smile. It was great to be welcomed by a group of staff after we had ascended the stairs from the car parking deck. We would recommended DFDS very highly.

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    Reviewed 01 October 2015 by Peter who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Better than the tunnel "

    When you are driving a long way to Dover and face another one in France afterwards what you need is a good break a cup of coffee and something to eat. Sitting in the car in a train doesn't really give you that. At £59 return I consider this a real bargain. Ship was clean and comfortable staff friendly. The whole experience was relaxed and efficient.

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    Reviewed 27 September 2015 by Philip who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Home journey"

    Good comfy crossing with DFDS and on time. Bit of a delay at Calais due to UK passport control having issues with migrants They and French customs handlrd the situation well. Would recommend.

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    Reviewed 22 September 2015 by Anonymous who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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  • "Excellent service! "

    It's the first time I use DFerries - their staff is always friendly is available to help you! Really pleased with the tickets that I booked - My family will be pleased ! Thanks!

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    Reviewed 12 September 2015 by Giuseppe who travelled with DFDS Seaways on Calais Seaways

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