Dover to Calais Ferry
The Dover Calais ferry route connects England to France and is provided by 3 operators. DFDS, P&O Ferries and Irish Ferries operate on this route. The ferry crossing from Dover to Calais takes approximately 1hr 30 mins.
Dover to Calais Ferry Schedule
There are around 287 weekly and 35-40 daily ferry sailings from Dover to Calais. P&O Ferries provide up to 12 daily sailings, DFDS Seaways provide up to 15 daily sailings and Irish Ferries provide up to 14 daily sailings. Ferry timetables often increase during the high season.
Dover to Calais Ferry Time
Sailings depart around the clock with the earliest ferry departing at approximately 00:10 and the last ferry leaves port around 22:50. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.
High Speed Ferry Dover to Calais
The fastest ferries from Dover to Calais are available with P&O Ferries, Irish Ferries and DFDS Seaways. Dover Calais is the fastest ferry crossing from England to France.
Can I reserve a cabin on the ferry from Dover to Calais?
There are no cabins on ferries from Dover to Calais. However, you can add an exclusive quiet lounge to your booking with complimentary food and drinks.
Dover to Calais Ferry Prices
The price of a ferry from Dover to Calais can vary between £60 and £252 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £204, prices can range from £60 and £420. The average price with a car is £182. Car prices can range from £99 and £229. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.
Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.
Cheap Dover to Calais Ferries
The cheapest ferry tickets from Dover to Calais start from around £30 for foot passengers or cyclists. The cheapest tickets are typically available during off-peak sailing times. The size of the vehicle you are travelling in, or not, will also impact the final ticket price.
Foot Passenger Dover to Calais
Foot passenger are available with P&O Ferries, only select P&O sailings will accept foot passengers.
Foot passengers can take a direct train from London to Dover, with the fastest journey via the southeastern high speed train in just over 1 hour. In Calais, regular trains travel from Calais Ville to popular French destinations such as Lille, or the capital city, Paris, for a longer stay. Calais is situated north west of France close to Normandy and very close to the border with Belgium. Brussels is just a few hours drive from Calais for those who want to cross the border and visit one of Europe's most influential capital cities.
Dover Calais Duty Free
Save up 50% on high street prices from your favorite brands with Duty Free on ships operating the Dover Calais route. Facilities found on ships operating this route include foreign currency exchange and a selection of bars, restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy during the trip.
Dover to Calais Priority Boarding
Priority boarding is available with all operators on this route if you want to beat the queues and get comfortable for the trip.