Dover to Calais Tickets

There are several operators offering travel between Dover to Calais. To help you decide on the best journey for you,  we've added a simple comparison chart below, with all routes, prices and tickets info. But remember, the best way to get the cheapest tickets and best deals is by booking well in advance directly with the travel operator: P&O Ferries, Sea France Ferries, Eurotunnel Trains, Eurostar Trains, Norfolk Line, National Express Coaches.

The best ways to travel from Dover to Calais and to Cross the Channel

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Fastest way from Dover to Calais

Eurotunnel takes just 35 minutes from Folkestone (near Dover) to Calais. Better still, the Eurotunnel Terminals are directly on the major road networks in England and France.

Prices start at just 49 per car. Click here to book

The cheapest Channel ferry crossing from Dover is actually to Dunkirk, just a few miles from Calais. Crossings are available from Norfolk Line Ferries.  Norfolk Line have up to 12 crossings a day from Dover to Dunkirk. Visit their web site here for all the best deals.

Prices start at just 18 per car. Click here to book

Easiest way from Dover to Calais

Relax on the comfortable Eurostar train, then arrive in Paris 2 hours 15 minutes later. Eurostar trains depart from London, Ashford and Ebbsfleet, and stop in Calais, Lille, Paris, Eurodisney and beyond.

Prices start at 59 return, London to Paris. Click here to book

 

Compare Dover to Calais ferries and crossings

Compare Dover to Calais Crossings and all Channel Crossings to France
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
P&O Ferries

Dover to Calais 90 minutes Up to 23 crossings per day

30 per car

How to find the best fares: P & O Ferries offer more ferry crossings to France than anyone else. Crossing times are 90 minutes, and cheap fares can be found if you book ahead, travel at off peak times, and book direct through their web site.
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
Sea France Ferries

Dover to Calais 90 minutes Up to 15 crossings per day

29 per car

How to find the best fares: As with P&O, the best fares can be found if you book direct with the operator online. Also look for the later or earlier ferries, preferably on a week day, as these will be cheaper. Consider too a day trip fare, which will be cheaper and often include special deals. Sea France also offer good fares on their multi-ticket Carnets for frequent travellers.
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
Norfolk Line

Dover to Dunkirk 2 hrs Up to 12 crossings per day

18 per car

How to find the best fares: Book direct with Norfolk Line, as they will have the biggest choice of the cheap deals and fares available. For the cheapest deals you will need to book in advance, and travel at off peak times.
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
Eurotunnel

Dover to Calais 35 minutes Up to 37 crossings per day

49 per car

How to find the best fares: As with many of the cross channel travel companies, by booking in advance and travelling at a quieter, off peak time, you are more likely to find the cheapest deals available. Also look out for the Eurotunnel Day Trip deals, as these are the cheapest fares around. Make sure you book direct with Eurotunnel so that you avoid any travel agent's fees, booking fees or extras.
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
Eurostar

London to Paris 2 hrs 15 mins 18 trains per day from London to Paris

59 return per person

How to find the best fares: Eurostar offer 3 types of fare - Business, Leisure Select and Standard. The cheapest tickets are the Standard fares. If you can travel at off peak times, and don't have to have flexible travel times, then you will be able to find the cheaper deals. Book direct and online with Eurostar for the full range of deals and fares at the cheapest prices.
Operator Route Journey Time Frequency Usual Prices From Book Online
L D Lines

Dover to Boulogne 1 hr 45 mins Up to 6 crossings per day

24 per car

LD Lines have been operating various ferry crossings for some time, but their Dover to Boulogne route is fairly new. Click here to find the best deals.

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Tickets from Dover to Calais

 

Where to buy tickets

The easiest way to buy tickets is online, direct with the travel operator: P&O Ferries, Sea France Ferries, Eurotunnel Trains, Eurostar Trains, Norfolk Line, National Express Coaches.

How to find the cheapest tickets

  • Prices are high at times of peak, so avoid travelling at high demand times such Friday evenings, weekends and the beginning of school holidays. If you can travel late at night or early in the morning you will have a better chance of finding one of the cheaper tickets and fares.
  • The best prices are available when you book well in advance
  • Book direct online with the operator so as to avoid travel agent's fees and other extras
  • As they operate the ferries, coaches or trains, the operator will always have the biggest choice of fares and tickets available.

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P&O Ferries, Sea France Ferries, Eurotunnel Trains, Eurostar Trains, Norfolk Line, National Express Coaches

Dover to Calais - Ferries, Trains and Coaches

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