Dover to Calais ferries are the most popular ferry route to the continent, and for good reason. They are the most frequent crossings, the shortest sailing time, and usually the cheapest fares. For those who want to arrive in France as quickly as possible, Dover to Calais is a sensible choice.
With a choice between P&O Ferries and SeaFrance and sailings 24 hours a day you will find a sailing to suit your itinerary. For the best fares, try to travel off-peak (overnight ideally) and book in advance.
Dover to Calais (P&O Ferries). Up to 23 sailings per day. Duration 1 hour 30 minutes.
Dover to Calais (SeaFrance). Up to 15 sailings per day. Duration 1 hour 20 minutes.
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With France being the UK’s closest neighbour, there are many ferry routes to choose from. As well as Dover to Calais above, there are several destinations in the Western Channel, operated by Brittany Ferries. There are also routes operated by Condor Ferries and DFDS Norfolkline. You can check fares and book all of these routes online.
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