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Irish Ferries from Dover

What you need to know when you take the ferry from Dover to Calais with Irish Ferries. 

Sailings to France

Irish Ferries provides ferry services connecting the UK and France, offering various sailing options to suit travelers’ needs. With a selection of ships and flexible schedules, Irish Ferries allows passengers to cross the English Channel and explore France’s coastlines, experience French cuisine, and enjoy the country’s scenic beaches.

Irish Ferries vs DFDS vs P&O Ferries

There are not many differences between the ferry services crossing the channel from Calais to Dover. The only thing is that there seem to be no foot passenger bookings possible. Only with P&O Ferries is this possible at the moment. Also, with DFDS, this is impossible. 

Take your car on the ferry

Traveling with Irish Ferries enables passengers to bring their vehicles, such as cars, caravans, or motorhomes, allowing them to explore France at their own pace.

Bringing a vehicle eliminates luggage restrictions and allows passengers to transport purchases made during their trip. Additionally, traveling with a vehicle enables families to travel together and grants them control over their travel itinerary.

Don’t take the times ferry strict at Irish Ferries

We’ve done the work for you and read all reviews about Irish ferries. The main complaints are about ferries arriving too late or about cancellations. All other reviews are above average and quite good.

There are also some complaints about the staff though; not all passengers have been treated as best as possible, possibly due to being understaffed in general. These reviews have been most of all from 2022. 


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