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Ferry from Dover to Dunkirk

Depending on the season their are usually 9 daily and 64 weekly sailings between Dover and Dunkirk. The Dover Dunkirk ferry is operated by DFDS Seaways. Dover Dunkirk Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Dover to Dunkirk typically departs Dover at about 02:00. The average sailing time of a Dover Dunkirk ferry is approximately 2h 0m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 2h 0m.

Dover Dunkirk Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Dover Dunkirk ferries typically range between €99* and €273*. The average price is around €183*. The cheapest ferry prices from Dover to Dunkirk start from €25*. The average price for a foot passenger is €85*. The average price for a car ferry is €177*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Dover and Dunkirk?

The distance between Dover to Dunkirk is approximately 59.9 miles (96.4km), or 52.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Dover Dunkirk car ferry?

Yes, DFDS Seaways offer a car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Dover and Dunkirk.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Dover Dunkirk ferry?

Currently foot passengers can not travel onboard Dover Dunkirk ferries.

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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 approximate duration for ferries from Dover to Dunkirk is 2h. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Dover to Dunkirk?

Dover to Dunkirk is approximately 214 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Dover to Dunkirk?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Dover to Dunkirk?

Book Dover to Dunkirk tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

How far is Dunkirk from Dover?

Dover to Dunkirk is approximately 52 nautical miles distance apart.

Dover Dunkirk Ferry reviews

  • "Crossing "

    Nice and relaxed, quick loading and unloading

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  • "perfect crossing"

    very friendly staff.No complaints.

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  • "Thank you..."

    Thank you for very good ferry ...

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  • "Great experience"

    There and back on the ferry, even changed for only 6 euro to Dover and then got me on an earlier ferry to Calais no charge. Well pleased and will use you again on my road trips back and forth from Spain. Traffic in the uk horrendous though, not dfds fault.

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Dover Guide

The English town and port of Dover is located in the county of Kent in the south east 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. In and around the town there are many things for visitors to see and do. In memory of the spot where Bleriot landed following the first cross channel flight in 1909, the Bleriot Memorial is an outline of the aircraft flown set into the ground. Also, and overlooking the town, is Dover Castle which is the largest castle in England. It was founded in the 12th century and has been described as the "Key to England" due to its defensive significance throughout its history.

The Port of Dover 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. Services are operated by P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways to Calais and Dunkirk.

Dunkirk Guide

The town of Dunkirk is located in northern France and its harbour is the third largest in France, after those of Le Havre and Marseille. The town is a former fishing village but today relies heavily on the port and related harbour activities. The town's heritage has strong links with the fishing industry and the town's Port Museum tells the story of the history of Dunkirk's maritime and fishing past. The town's museums also reflect on the fact that Dunkirk is a war time historic town and contain a wealth of information about the war and especially of Operation Dynamo. Much of the town is new, having been rebuilt following the end of World War II there remains the occasional examples of historical structures including the town hall and Le Laac outdoor sculpture garden and museum. As a coastal town, Dunkirk offers a fabulous sandy beach with seafront brasseries and activities.

From the town's port, ferry services operate to Dover in England with 11 sailings each day.

Dover to Dunkirk Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
DFDS Seaways 02:00 04:00 2 hours Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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 22:00 00:00 2 hours Everyday
DFDS Seaways 23:59 01:59 2 hours Sat, Sun

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