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Dover to Dunkirk Ferry

The Dover to Dunkirk ferry route is provided by 1 operator and is available for booking all year round. The ferry crossing from Dover to Dunkirk takes approximately 2 hours on ferries servicing this route. The Dover to Dunkirk ferry duration can range between 2 hours and 2 hours 10 minutes depending on the weather conditions.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Schedule

There are around 63 weekly sailings from Dover to Dunkirk. DFDS Seaways provide up to 9 sailings per day. Please be aware that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Time

The first ferry leaves Dover at approximately 02:00 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 23:59. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Dover to Dunkirk

The fastest ferry from Dover to Dunkirk is with DFDS in 2 hours.

Is there an overnight ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

There are ferries that sail overnight from Dover to Dunkirk. The first overnight sailing from Dover usually departs at 02:00 and arrives in Dunkirk at 04:00.

Is there a cabin on the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

There are no cabins available on Dover - Dunkirk ferries.

Can I bring pets on the Dover Dunkirk ferry?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Dover to Dunkirk. Bookings for taking your pet onboard must be made in advance and there is a charge of $18 per pet each way. Pets must remain inside your vehicle throughout the sailing.

How much luggage can I bring on the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

Those sailing with DFDS can take a maximum of 50 kilograms of luggage per passenger at no additional cost. However, please note that there are no luggage carts available so this must be transported by hand.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Dover to Dunkirk can vary between $108 and $290 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is $216, prices can range from $108 and $650. The average price with a car is $313. Car prices can range from $108 and $268. 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 Ferry to France

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. We highly recommend that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability on the ferry to Dunkirk.

With 9 sailings per day, you are bound to find a suitable ferry crossing to suit your needs. However, there are alternative ferries from England to France if you require additional flexibility including the Dover to Calais ferry.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from England to France page.
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Dover - Dunkirk Route summary
Departure Country UK
Destination Country France
No. of Operators 1
Operators DFDS Seaways
Average Price $232*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 64
Average Sailing Duration 2h 0m
First Ferry 02:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 52 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Dover to Dunkirk is approximately 2h. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

The average price of a ferry from Dover to Dunkirk is approximately $233. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Dover to Dunkirk can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Dover to Dunkirk?

There is 1 ferry operator for Dover to Dunkirk and this is
  • DFDS Seaways

How can I book ferry tickets from Dover to Dunkirk?

Ferries from Dover to Dunkirk are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

How far is Dunkirk from Dover?

Dover to Dunkirk is approximately 52 nautical miles distance apart.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this route has up to 12 ferries running per day, which means that there are up to 84 ferries running per week on this route, provided by 1 ferry operator, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for this route can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, and so on, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most up-to-date information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.


How long does the Ferry to Dunkirk from Dover take?

Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 1 hour and 30 minutes, to 2 hours, and this variation is due to numerous reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operator, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail. This means that all sail times that are given here are to be taken as estimates only, and be sure to check before you book, what your expected sail time will be.


Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Dunkirk from Dover will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and other such factors, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend looking at the above graph, to see our monthly fare averages, check out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at 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 Dunkirk from Dover?

You are currently able to take your car with you on this ferry route.


Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 6/10/2024 and 6/16/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
DFDS Seaways 02:00 04:00 2 hours Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
DFDS Seaways 06:00 08:00 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 08:00 10:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 10:00 12:00 2 hours Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 12:00 14:00 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 14:00 16:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 16:00 18:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 18:00 20:00 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 20:00 22:00 2 hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
DFDS Seaways 22:00 00:00 2 hours Everyday

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