Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry

The Newhaven Dieppe ferry route connects England with France. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, DFDS Seaways. The crossing operates up to 21 times each week with sailing durations from around 4 hours.

Newhaven Dieppe sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to France page.

Newhaven - Dieppe Ferry Operators

  • DFDS Seaways
    • 3 Sailings Daily 4 hr
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Average Newhaven Dieppe Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Newhaven Dieppe route is a car and 2 passengers.

Newhaven Dieppe Ferry reviews

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  • "Painless"

    Comfortable, clean with decent catering - not much more to be said really.

    'Charles' travelled Newhaven Dieppe with DFDS Seaways on Seven Sisters

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  • "Ideal channel crossing"

    The great thing about Newhaven and Dieppe is that they are both relatively small ports and therefore a much better experience. Easy to find, no fuss (apart from the expected tight security). It is a long time since I went on a ferry as we usually take the Eurotunnel and I enjoyed the crossing. Newhaven is easy to get to and only 2 hours from London. The crossing was about 4 hours (although late departing due to the tight security controls of vehicles coming off the ferry before we could board), leaving a 3 hour drive to get to my destination just south of Normandy. This was a good balance between driving and the channel crossing. The ferry was great with choice of seating and being able to walk around the decks. Dieppe is a really pretty port and as you drive off the boaty, the winding road takes you up to the top of the chalk cliffs. We will definitely take this crossing again.

    'Adrian' travelled Newhaven Dieppe with DFDS Seaways on Seven Sisters

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  • "Newhaven Dieppe"

    Great ship and crossing. Plenty of seating and tables. Food was good. Four hours flew by. Will use this service again if the pricing stays competitive.

    'Paul' travelled Newhaven Dieppe with DFDS Seaways on Côte d'Albâtre

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  • "Good value"

    Good value for money and on time, would recommend.

    'Jonathan' travelled Newhaven Dieppe with DFDS Seaways on Côte d'Albâtre

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Newhaven Guide

The English town and port of Newhaven is located in the county of East Sussex, on the south coast of England. The town lies at the mouth of the River Ouse, in the valley the river has cut through the South Downs, and on the English Channel coast. Located on the west side of the river is the main part of the town and to the east of the river are the residential areas at Denton and Mount Pleasant on the slopes of the Downs. Also on the east side of the river are the town's industrial areas and the town's three railway stations; Newhaven Town, Newhaven Harbour and Newhaven Marine, which is no longer in use. Recent housing development has taken place at the West Quay, Harbour Heights and August Fields.

The entrance to Newhaven Port, which is a minor busy port, is located between two piers which are protected from the strong wind by a solid breakwater to the west. Services operating out of the port depart to Dieppe on the south east coast of France. passenger facilities at the port are a bit limited but do include a convenience store and a coffee shop. There are also facilities for disabled passengers with wheelchair accessible toilets.

Dieppe Guide

The town and port of Dieppe is located in the north of France and lies on the English Channel coast, at the mouth of the Arques River, which is famous for its scallops. The town's streets and brimming with restaurants and shops and the weekly market, held in the town's central square, adds an additional level of tradition and charm to the town. The town's port was once an important trading hub for spices and ivory. A popular visitor attraction in the town is the Chateau Museum. The 15th century limestone and flint fortress was constructed on the town's west cliffs and today contains collections related to maritime, ivories sculptured by craftsmen from the town since the 16th century, paintings by Boudin, Lebourg and Pissaro.

For visitors who would rather spend their time outdoors there is an 18 hole golf course nearby and also tennis courts and a range of water sports.

The port, with its marina and fishing port, is in the very heart of the town. Trawlers and fishing boats provide a colourful spectacle which still attracts numerous painters.