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Ferry Dunkirk to Dover
Dunkirk - Dover Ferry Schedule
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Ferry Operators for Dunkirk to Dover

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DFDS DFDS

The cheapest ferries from Dunkirk to Dover

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap ferry ticket from Dunkirk to Dover is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
DFDS
12:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
01:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
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DFDS
08:00AM2h00
Dunkirk
09:00AMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
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DFDS
02:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
03:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
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DFDS
04:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
05:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
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DFDS
06:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
07:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers

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Fastest ferry times from Dunkirk to Dover

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

2 h

Ferries per day

10

Distance

76 km

Of the 10 ferries that leave Dunkirk for Dover every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
DFDS
04:00AM2h00
Dunkirk
05:00AMDover
$461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
DFDS
12:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
01:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
DFDS
06:00AM2h00
Dunkirk
07:00AMDover
$461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
DFDS
08:00AM2h00
Dunkirk
09:00AMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
DFDS
02:00PM2h00
Dunkirk
03:00PMDover
$331One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Ferry from Dunkirk to Dover

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
durationAverage ferry duration2 h
priceAverage ferry ticket price$64 (€56)
changesDirect ferryYes
carriersFerry operatorsDFDS or DFDS
vehiclesVehicles:Yes

Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover cover the 47 miles (76 km) long trip taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like DFDS or DFDS. There are direct ferry services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $64 (€56), you can find the cheapest ferry ticket for as low as $29 (€25).

Ferry operators: DFDS and DFDS from Dunkirk to Dover

Buy your official DFDS and DFDS ferry tickets from Dunkirk to Dover from $88 (€76) with Omio. Find ferry times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

DFDS is a Danish shipping and logistics company that operates a fleet of ferries that provide transportation services for passengers and cargo across several routes in Europe. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Some of the routes operated by DFDS include crossings between Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, and Holland.

Ferry information from Dunkirk to Dover with DFDS:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: $88

Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover

Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover provide a vital maritime connection facilitated by DFDS Seaways, offering regular and reliable travel options between these significant port cities. With approximately 9 daily sailings, this route ensures convenient and accessible travel options for passengers. The ferry timetables may undergo seasonal adjustments, and it's advisable to check for live pricing and availability using our service for up-to-date information. The average sailing duration between Dunkirk and Dover is approximately 2 hours, covering a distance of around 59.9 miles (96.4 km) by road or 52.1 nautical miles for maritime navigation enthusiasts. This route offers a reliable and frequent transportation link between these strategic locations, catering to travelers seeking transit options across the English Channel.

Schedules for ferries from Dunkirk to Dover

The ferry schedule for this route typically sees about 9 ferries operating per day and up to 65 ferries per week, all managed by 1 ferry operator, DFDS Seaways. Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change due to factors like seasonal variations and modifications by the ferry operator. The earliest ferry departure from Dunkirk is around 02:00, while the last departure is at approximately 23:59. The fastest ferry journey usually takes about 2 hours, and the average sailing time is approximately 2 hours and 0 minutes. Ferry schedules may differ based on the operator and the season.

Timetables DFDS Seaways Dunkirk - Dover

Operator Duration Sailing Days
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

How to find cheap ferries from Dunkirk to Dover

To discover budget-friendly ferry options from Dunkirk to Dover, consider several approaches. First, securing tickets in advance often leads to reduced fares, so it's advisable to plan your journey ahead. Comparison sites and travel platforms commonly provide special offers and discounts for ferry tickets. It's advantageous to compare fares from various ferry operators on Omio to find the most suitable and cost-effective ticket for the Dunkirk to Dover ferry route. The typical cost for a ferry trip from Dunkirk to Dover is approximately $220. However, ferry fares can fluctuate based on factors like the season, specific route, ferry company, and additional considerations. We suggest utilizing our fare finder tool to locate the most suitable ferry at the most competitive rate for your trip. Remember to subscribe to our email newsletter to stay updated on the latest deals and promotions!

Ferry Dunkirk to Dover - Overview

DFDS Seaways, a European shipping giant, boasts over 150 years of ferry and freight expertise. Recognised for its dependability and sustainability, the company links the UK, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe. Its contemporary fleet guarantees passengers' comfort and swift cargo management. Through innovation and environmentally conscious methods, DFDS remains a premier option for smooth European transit.

  • DFDS Sailings per Day: 14 sailings per day or more

  • Traveling as a foot passenger: Not possible

DFDS Seaways Ships:


  • Calais Seaways: Vessel capacity of up to 2000 voyagers and 600 vehicles, reaches speeds of 21 knots, shopping venues, onboard food and drink, comfortable seating areas for relaxation, extensive outside decks, children's play area, games arcade onboard, free Wi-Fi facilities for passengers.

  • Malo Seaways: Passenger capacity up to 400 passengers, kid’s play area, shop and café with a bar and sea view, onboard cabins, reserved seating, self-service restaurant, snack bar, café, shopping area, designated kids' area with a soft play zone, onboard arcade area with various video and racing games for older children and teenagers, full mobility access with elevator access to all decks for passengers with mobility needs.

  • D Class: D Class cabins and reserved seating options, family-friendly self-service restaurant offering affordable meals, bistro with full table service and an excellent menu, fast food options, lounge bar, wide TV screens for news and sports updates, Costa Coffee, Bistro Bar on deck 7 for a more ambient atmosphere, onboard shopping, information desk, bureau de change, ATM, facilities catering to families, D Class vessels equipped to accommodate disabled passengers.

  • Seven Sister: Choice of 50 en-suite cabins, free standard seating options, relaxed self-service restaurant, panoramic bar, onboard shopping, brightly-colored play-zone for younger children to enjoy, video games and cartoons to entertain older children, specially adapted cabin available for passengers with reduced mobility.

  • Pearl Seaways: Wide variety of cabin options available with range from top-tier Commodore Deluxe to budget-friendly standard cabins, All-you-can-eat buffet, steakhouse, cafés, bars, tax-free shopping, live bands and various entertainment options during the overnight sail on selected routes, Kidz’ club for children's entertainment managed by professional entertainers, elevators providing full access to all areas, wheelchair-accessible cabins can be pre-booked, assistance required due to a step to the elevator when embarking and disembarking the ship.

  • Princess Seaways: Range from value-for-money cabins to luxurious ones, restaurants include 7 Seas Buffet, Blue Riband à la carte restaurant and Explorer's Steakhouse, café, various bars, onboard shopping, onboard cinema, casino, ‘Kidz' Club for children's entertainment, games room with video games and a cinema for older children, wheelchair-friendly with elevators to most decks, specially adapted disabled cabins available upon request, including sea view and inside options.

  • Côte d'Albâtre: Choice of 50 cabins, all of which are en-suite, high quality sleeper seats set over 2 lounges (1 private and 1 in an open area) and recline fully to turn into 2.1m long horizontal beds, free standard type seats, onboard food and drink in self-service restaurant with children’s menu and vegetarian options, onboard shopping, areas for children with play-zones, video games and cartoons, cabin adapted for passengers with reduced mobility.

  • C Class: Self-service restaurant offering vegetarian and children's options, cafes and bars, onboard shopping, dedicated soft play area for children, arcade area with various video and racing games for older kids, lift access parking, passenger lifts for free movement between decks, wheelchair-accessible public toilet facilities.

  • King Seaways: Cabin options range from value-for-money cabins to extra special accommodations, restaurants offering diverse dining experiences - 7 Seas Buffet, Blue Riband restaurant, Explorer's Steakhouse, cafés and various bars - Sports Bar and Neptune Sky Bar, onboard shopping, onboard cinema, casino, 'Kidz' Club: Safe and enjoyable play area for children and games room with video games and a cinema for older children, wheelchair-friendly with elevators to most decks, specially adapted disabled cabins available upon request.

  • Crown Seaways: Wide variety of cabin options available, range of restaurants all-you-can-eat buffet, tasty steakhouse, cafés and bars, onboard shopping, live bands and various onboard entertainment during the overnight sail on selected routes, Kidz’ Club for children's, elevators providing full access to all areas of the ship.

  • Norman Voyager: Variety of 4 berth inside and outside cabins available to suit different budgets and requirements, cabins for passengers with disabilities, spacious Seaside and Horizon Lounges featuring comfortable reclining seats, onboard food and drink in Le Bistro du Norman and Shamrock Pub. onboard shopping, WiFi.


Popular Questions - Ferries Dunkirk to Dover

What ferry companies run from Dunkirk to Dover?

DFDS Seaways is the sole ferry operator available for the Dunkirk to Dover route.

How do I reserve ferry tickets from Dunkirk to Dover?

Reserve your Dunkirk to Dover ferry through Omio and visit our offers page to see the most recent ferry deals available.

What is the cost of the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

The ferry fare between Dunkirk to Dover may vary based on the season. On average, the ferry ticket price from Dover to Dunkirk is $160.

How long does the ferry take from Dunkirk to Dover?

The departure point for all Dunkirk to Dover ferries is the Dover ferry port, situated in the Eastern section of the Dover docks, exclusive for passenger vessels, distinguishing itself from areas dedicated to commercial ships. Recognized as the busiest stretch of the English Channel, travelers have the opportunity to explore various shops offering English souvenirs and cafes before embarking. The port provides facilities such as toilets and showers, with options accessible for travelers with limited mobility.

Can you travel on the Dunkirk to Dover ferry as a foot passenger?

No, currently foot passengers are not permitted on this ferry route; only passengers with vehicles are allowed.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry. You might require a pet passport. Please review the ferry operator's pet guidelines. Currently, pets are allowed on ferries.

Can you bring your car on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

Yes, you can transport your vehicle from Dunkirk to Dove with DFDS Seaways.

How far in advance can you book a ferry?

The advance booking period for ferry trips from Dunkirk to Dover can vary based on the ferry operator's policies and seasonal changes. Typically, passengers can book their ferry tickets several months in advance, and in some cases, even up to a year prior to their intended travel date. This extended booking window provides the opportunity to secure preferred travel times, especially during peak seasons or holidays when ferry services may experience higher demand. It's advisable to check availability and prices in advance on Omio.

FAQs: Ferry from Dunkirk to Dover

FAQs: Take the ferry to Dover easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dunkirk to Dover.
FAQs
Cheap ferry tickets from Dunkirk to Dover can start from as little as $29 (€25) when you book in advance. The average ferry ticket price for Dunkirk to Dover is $64 (€56); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Dunkirk to Dover ferry travel time is 2 h   for the 47 mile (76 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first ferry from Dunkirk to Dover leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last ferry from Dunkirk to Dover leaves at 10: 59 PM.
No, there are no cabins on ferries from Dunkirk to Dover.
Yes, travelling with a vehicle from Dunkirk to Dover is possible with DFDS or DFDS.
No, there are no foot passengers allowed on ferries from Dunkirk to Dover as it is a vehicle only route.
For the best Dunkirk to Dover ferry to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with DFDS or DFDS. However, it's always good to check all possible ferry operators with services to Dover from Dunkirk to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the ferry most frequently from Port of Dunkirk, which is located around 11.9 miles (19.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the ferry at Port of Dover, located 2.9 miles (4.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a ferry from Dunkirk to Dover is May.
Yes, you can take a ferry to Dover from Dunkirk.

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