Dover-Calais

Compare prices for the Dover-Calais ferry crossing.

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Dover-Calais schedule

  • Timings of P&O, DFDS, and Irish Ferries in mid-2023, with around 40 sailings per day
  • Always double-check the timings with the operator, as there may be slight alterations to the timetable
  • Please consider the check-in timings, which are also available on this page
  • In the above booking module, you can also find the departure timings for the Eurotunnel.
OperatorDepartureArrivalDays
DFDS0:152:45Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries1:253:55Mon, Tue, We, Thuu, Fri, Sun
DFDS2:204:50Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat
Irish Ferries2:555:25Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O3:105:40Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
DFDS3:406:10Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat
Irish Ferries4:407:10Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat
DFDS5:057:35Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat
P&O6:008:30Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries6:158:45Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O6:559:25Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS7:109:40Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries7:5010:20Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O8:2510:55Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS8:3011:00Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries9:3012:00Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS9:5512:25Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O10:0512:35Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries11:0513:35Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O11:2513:55Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O11:5514:25Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
DFDS11:5514:25Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O12:0514:35Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries12:4515:15Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O13:1515:45Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS13:1515:45Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O13:4516:15Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Irish Ferries14:2516:55Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O14:4017:10Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS14:4017:10Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O15:2517:55Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries16:0018:30Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS16:4019:10Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O16:4519:15Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
P&O17:2519:55Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries17:3520:05Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS18:0520:35Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O19:0521:35Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries19:1021:40Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS19:3022:00Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O20:4523:15Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries20:4523:15Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS21:300:00Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries22:150:45Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
P&O22:401:10Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
DFDS22:501:20Fri, Sat, Sun
Irish Ferries23:502:20Mon, Tue, We, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Dover-Calais ferry schedule offers a frequent and reliable service, ensuring convenient transportation between the United Kingdom and France. There are multiple ferry operators that provide regular crossings throughout the day, allowing passengers to choose from a range of departure times to suit their travel needs. The schedule is designed to accommodate both day trips and longer stays, providing flexibility for travelers.

The ferry crossings between Dover and Calais typically operate from early morning until late evening, with departures available at regular intervals. The frequency of the crossings ensures that passengers have ample options to plan their journey, whether it’s for leisure, business, or connecting to other destinations. The duration of the crossing is approximately 90 minutes, providing a relatively quick and efficient way to travel between the two ports.

Passengers are advised to check the ferry schedule in advance and arrive at the port with sufficient time for check-in and boarding procedures. It is recommended to book tickets in advance, especially during peak travel periods, to secure a spot on the desired crossing. The Dover-Calais ferry schedule is designed to provide convenience and accessibility, making it a popular choice for travelers seeking a smooth and straightforward journey across the English Channel.

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DFDS Check-in

DFDS advises:
  • Arrive 60-90 minutes in advance.
  • On busy days, arrive at least 90 minutes prior to departure.

P&O Check-in

  • Check-in closes 90 minutes prior to departure for pedestrians / foot passengers.
  • Check-in closes 60 minutes prior to departure for other vehicles.

Irish Ferries Check-in

  • Check-in closes 90 minutes prior to departure for coaches.
  • Check-in closes 60 minutes prior to departure for other modes of transport.
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