Book a Dover Ferry

Dover ferry port in England is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Calais & Dunkirk available. With a selection of up to 57 Sailings Daily, the port of Dover connects England with France.

Sailing durations range from 1 hour 30 minutes on the Calais service to 2 hours on the Dunkirk service.

Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Dover fare search.


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Dover Ferry Alternatives

Dover Ferry Services

  • Irish Ferries
    • 14 Sailings Daily 1 hr 30 min
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  • DFDS Seaways
    • 14 Sailings Daily 1 hr 30 min
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  • P&O Ferries
    • 17 Sailings Daily 1 hr 30 min
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  • DFDS Seaways
    • 12 Sailings Daily 2 hr
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Dover Guide

Ferries to Dover

One of England’s busiest ferry ports, and one of the most well known harbours in the world, getting the ferry to Dover has never been easier with Direct Ferries. Ferries to Dover run every day, with 2 different destinations to travel from, provided by 2 different ferry operators which run up to 50 ferries a day to Dover, and with transport links to the rest of the UK, book now with Direct Ferries to find the best ferry and ferry prices from France to Dover for you.

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

Dover Ferry Timetable

On average, there are about 50 ferries a day that sail to Dover, and such regularity means that there is no shortage of ferry crossings to choose from, with some ferries even sailing every half an hour at some points during the day. However, as there are 2 different ferry operators that run ferries to Dover, and with sail times varying between an hour and a half, to 2 hours, there is not one specific ferry timetable, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information regarding ferry sailing times.

Ferries to Dover Prices

As there are so many ferries that run to Dover on a regular basis, from both Calais and from Dunkirk, as well as many other factors such as what time of year you are travelling and how you are travelling, there is not one exact price for the ferry to Dover. Instead, we recommend checking out our handy fare finder tool to find the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Can I take my car on the Ferry to Dover?

Both ferry operators that provide ferries to Dover, P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways, are fully capable of transporting cars on their ferries, therefore you can bring your car with you on the ferry to Dover.

Dover Port Facilities

At Dover there is plenty to keep you occupied whilst you wait for your ferry, from restaurants and cafés, as well as games room, and plenty of seats where you can relax. There is also Wi-Fi access, as well as a currency exchange and cash points, and there are plenty of transport links available outside, from a taxi rank, to a small car park, and a public bus stop. This ferry terminal is also fully wheelchair accessible, with disabled toilets, and access to all areas of the terminal.

How To Get To Dover Ferry Port

  • Dover Ferry Port Address

    Eastern Docks, Dover, Kent, CT16 1JA

  • Dover Accommodation

    If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Dover Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Dover Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!