Newhaven ferry port in England connects you with Dieppe in France with a choice of up to 21 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Newhaven to Dieppe crossing is from 4 hours and the crossing is operated by DFDS Seaways.
Newhaven used to be named Meeching until the 16th Century when a great storm diverted the course of the Sussex Ouse so forming a NewHaven.
Wealden oak, wine and spirits from the continent and slab ice from the Baltic were shipped through the port. The town flourished with shipbuilding yards and breweries. The railway reached Newhaven in the 1840s and the first ferry service was established soon after, providing the shortest land- sea route between London and Paris. Both the ferry service and the Dieppe Raid have forged strong links between Newhaven and Dieppe. Each year the Mayor of Dieppe and entourage are the guests of Newhaven for a commemorative service to the 1,000 Canadian and Allied servicemen who embarked from Newhaven and died on the beaches of Dieppe. Their memory is preserved by an impressive granite plinth in a garden of remembrance by the harbour.
Newhaven Ferry Port is located only 64 miles from London, 10 miles East of Brighton or 15 miles west of Eastbourne. From Brighton, travel east along the A27 past Lewes and take the A26 to Newhaven. Once in Newhaven follow the signs to Newhaven Ferry Port.
You can travel to and from Newhaven by train with services run frequently between London and Newhaven.
For more information and booking, please visit our trains to Newhaven town or trains to Newhaven pages.
Regular buses (operated by South Coast Buses / Brighton & Hove) arrive and depart daily from Brighton, Peacehaven, Seaford, Bexhill, Folkestone, Dover, Rye and Hastings.
Car Parking is available for short and long term use.
Railway Approach, Newhaven, East Sussex BN9 0DF
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