Calais to Dover Ferry
The Calais to Dover route connects Calais in northern France to Dover in Kent on the south coast of England. The ferry route is operated by P&O Ferries and DFDS. It is the shortest and quickest ferry route to England from France. There are up to 15 crossings per day with DFDS and up to 24 crossings per day with P&O Ferries. The crossing time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. The distance from Calais to Dover is about 26 miles (41.8 km). This route accepts all vehicle types and P&O Ferries also accept foot passengers. Pets can also be booked on this route.
Getting the best price for your Calais to Dover ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Calais to Dover. 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 Calais to Dover 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 Calais to Dover ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Calais to Dover is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
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.
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.