Ferries from Calais to Dover

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Calais - Dover Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 12 daily ferries from Calais to Dover. Traveling by ferry from Calais to Dover usually takes around one hour and 30 minutes, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance27 mi (43 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price$38.58
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$38.58
  • P&O Ferries

    P&O Ferries

    Book P&O Ferries from Calais to Dover from $39. There are 12 trips per day offered by P&O Ferries 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 . In Dover, P&O Ferries arrives at Ferry Port .

    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. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Dover.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by ferry from Calais to Dover during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our ferry partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, ferry carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the ferry ride from Calais to Dover?

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.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Calais to Dover?

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.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Calais?

The earliest ferry leaves Calais at 7:00am. The latest ferry leaves Calais at 8:00pm. 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.

How many ferries are there each day?

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.

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.

All ferry stations in Dover:

  • Ferry Port

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