Dover to Calais Ferry

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  • 37 crossings daily
    30 min
  • 13 crossings daily
    1 hr 30 min

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The Dover to Calais ferry connects England to France and is operated by DFDS and P&O Ferries. As well as comparing prices and times for Dover to Calais, we will also show you results for Dover to Dunkerque and Folkestone to Calais to help you get from England to France at the best time, for the best price.

Book a Dover to Calais ferry today with AFerry. Just use the form above and choose the route that you want. If nothing appears automatically, start typing Dover. You can also type the country or even the name of the ferry company you are interested in. When you have the route that you want, choose single or return and all the other options you want.

How we compare ferries, prices and times for Dover to Calais

If there is more than one ferry company operating on the Dover Calais route we will show you all the ferry companies, to make sure you get our best price. We'll also show you any routes similar to Dover to Calais so you have the complete picture when making your booking. And of course you'll also see a range of times just in case it's a bit cheaper earlier or later than your preferred booking time.

How you get your ticket and how you can make changes if you need to

Once you've chosen your perfect sailing and have made your booking we'll email you your booking confirmation for your Dover to Calais ferry. The majority of tickets have instant confirmation.

We will also email you details about how you can contact us using our messaging service, as well as details about how you can change your ticket. Most of the time you can do this by yourself. The vast majority of our customers give us a review of four or five stars showing that their very happy with our service and communication.


Below you can see the ferry company or companies that sail on the Dover to Calais route and the journey times. You might also see some recent prices our customers have found. The best way to find a cheap Dover to Calais ferry though is to use the form above today to see all of our possible choices.

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About Dover

Dover is the most popular port in England, and the gateway to France for many British tourists. Dover faces the narrowest part of the channel, and on a clear day you can see France from the ferry port. You can book ferries from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk with AFerry. With so many reasons to travel by ferry it is no surprise that Dover ferry routes are some of the most popular ways of travelling to or from the UK.

As the shortest channel crossing between England and France, Dover has been a popular port for people who wish to explore mainland Europe. The iconic chalk cliffs have become known as the White cliffs of Dover, and can be seen for miles across the channel. Dover prides itself in its transport services and tourism, and has 3 museums; the main Dover Museum, the Dover Transport Museum and the Roman Painted House.


About Calais

Tax is lower on cigarettes and alcohol in Calais, which means mean English tourists flock there for the 'booze cruises'. There are large warehouses around the town in which you can take advantage of these cheap prices, most famously Eurocity.


Getting the best price for your Dover to Calais ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Dover to Calais. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Dover to Calais route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Dover to Calais ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Dover to Calais is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

Dover to Calais Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Dover to Calais? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the ferry from Dover to Calais take?

The average journey time by ferry between Dover to Calais is 1 hrs 29 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How fast does the ferry from Dover to Calais travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Dover to Calais is 30 min, with P&O Ferries.

How much does the ferry from Dover to Calais cost?

The cheapest ferry ticket price from Dover to Calais found by AFerry customers recently is €58, travelling with DFDS Seaways on Saturday, 26 October 2019. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.

What time does the first ferry from Dover to Calais leave?

The first ferry from Dover to Calais leaves at 00:45 with P&O Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Dover to Calais leave?

The last ferry from Dover to Calais leaves at 23:50 with P&O Ferries. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Dover to Calais?

Ferries travelling from Dover to Calais are operated by DFDS Seaways and P&O Ferries.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Calais to Dover.