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Dunkirk to Dover Ferry

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

Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Schedule

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

Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Time

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

High Speed Ferry Dunkirk to Dover

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

Is there an overnight ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

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

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

There are no cabins available on ferries from Dunkirk to Dover.

Can I bring pets on the Dunkirk Dover ferry?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Dunkirk to Dover. 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 Dunkirk to Dover?

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.

Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Dunkirk to Dover 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 $208, prices can range from $108 and $650. The average price with a car is $313. Car prices can range from $108 and $266. 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.

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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 Dover.

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

Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from France to England page.
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Dunkirk - Dover Route summary
Departure Country France
Destination Country UK
No. of Operators 1
Operators DFDS Seaways
Average Price $217*
Average Daily Sailings 9
Average Weekly Sailings 65
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 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Dunkirk to Dover 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 Dunkirk to Dover?

    The average price of a ferry from Dunkirk to Dover is approximately $164. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Dunkirk to Dover can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Dunkirk to Dover?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Dunkirk to Dover and this is
    • DFDS Seaways
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Dunkirk to Dover?

    Ferries from Dunkirk to Dover 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.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

    Unfortunately, you cannot travel as a foot passenger on ferries from Dunkirk to Dover, with only vehicles allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Dunkirk to Dover with the following operators
    • DFDS Seaways
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
    • DFDS Seaways
  • How far is Dover from Dunkirk?

    Dunkirk to Dover is approximately 52 nautical miles distance apart.

Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Guide

Dunkirk Ferry Guide

Located in the Nord department in northern France, the town and port of Dunkirk is around 10km from the Belgian border. Dunkirk is France's third largest harbour after Le Havre and Marseille, with millions of people travelling through it every year.

Dunkirk ferry port is located at the end of Rte de la Maison Blanche and is easily accessible from the south by following the N316 towards Loon-Plage. The closest airport to Dunkirk port is 37km away, taking approximately 35 minutes to drive. Passengers arriving at the ferry terminal can make use of the range of facilities available including duty free, restaurants, cafes, lounges, vending machines and free WiFi.



Dover Ferry Guide

The English town and port of Dover is located in the county of Kent in the southeast of England. The town lies on the English Channel coast at its narrowest point between England and France. This narrow stretch of the English Channel is called the Strait of Dover.

Dover ferry port is the world's busiest passenger port, with 16 million travellers, 2.1 million lorries, 2.8 million cars and motorcycles and 86,000 coaches passing through it each year. It is the main port of departure for travellers from the UK to France and beyond into mainland Europe. P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways each provide ferries from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk.

The port is easily accessible from London by taking the southeastern line to Dover Priory. Alternatively, you can drive to Dover by following the A20 past Folkestone. Passengers arriving at Dover ferry port can take advantage of many facilities including a currency exchange office, duty free, bars, restaurants, vending machines, games rooms and massage chairs. Although there is currently no parking available at the port, you can contact an independent parking company nearby like Relyon Parking.
Marine Parade, Dover CT17 9BU




Dunkirk to Dover Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 4/8/2024 and 4/14/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
DFDS Seaways 04:00 06:00 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS Seaways 06:00 08:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 08:00 10:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 10:00 12:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 12:00 14:00 2 hours Everyday
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 Everyday
DFDS Seaways 20:00 22:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 23:59 01:59 2 hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

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