Calais to Dover ferry

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Calais - Dover Ferry Timetable

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Journey Information

12 ferries operate daily from Calais to Dover. The ferry trip from Calais to Dover is usually about one hour and 30 minutes long. However, be prepared just in case your ferry arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance27 mi (43 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price£30.62
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceP&O Ferries
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Calais to Dover?

There is one ferry company that operates from Calais to Dover. P&O Ferries is the only company that connects the two cities by ferry. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled ferries per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
P&O Ferries121h 30m£30.62
  • Book P&O Ferries from Calais to Dover from £31. There are 12 P&O Ferries schedules from Calais to Dover and you can expect on average to pay for a P&O Ferries ticket to Dover. In Calais, P&O Ferries departs to Dover from Ferry Port Terminal East and no other station. In Dover, P&O Ferries arrives at Ferry Port and no other station.

    An average trip on P&O Ferries from Calais to Dover takes 1 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, P&O Ferries offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Dover.

Frequently Asked Questions

The ferry usually takes around 1 hour 30 minutes to cover the 27 miles (43 kilometers) from Calais to Dover. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Calais to Dover is on Wednesday. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Tuesday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Tuesday is the way to go.

The earliest ferry leaves Calais at 07:00. The latest ferry leaves Calais at 20:00. To see the times for all ferries between the first and last ones, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 12 scheduled ferries that travel from Calais to Dover every day. Of these, 12 are direct ferries, meaning that you do not have to change ferries at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the ferry leave from in Calais?

Main departure station: Port de Calais

Most ferries depart from the main station in Calais.

All ferry stations in Calais:

  • Port de Calais

Where does the ferry arrive in Dover?

Main arrival station: Ferry Port

All ferries from Calais arrive at one main station in Dover.

Ferry stations in Dover:

  • Ferry Port

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