Dover to Calais ferry connects the southern England with France. The Dover Calais ferry is operated by both P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways. P&O Ferries and DFDS Seaways sail up to 38 times per day with an approximate journey time of 90 minutes.
P&O Ferries have 5 different ships on crossing the channel including Spirit of Britain, Spirit of France, Pride of Burgundy, Pride of Kent and Pride of Canterbury. Meanwhile, DFDS Seaways has 3 ships including the Côte Des Dunes, Côte Des Flandres and Calais Seaways.
Dover Calais ferries are used for carrying foot passengers, passenger vehicles and also carrying commercial vehicles. Ferries are large enough to accommodate all sorts of vehicles including motorbike, motorhome, caravan, car, bus and vehicles with a trailer.
The crossing is one of the most popular and busiest ferry routes in the world. Millions of passengers travel on the route each year due to the number and speed of crossings.
Both Dover and also Calais lie along the narrowest part of the English Channel and have the shortest crossing times available. Dover ferry port lies in Kent on the southeast coast of England. Calais ferry port is the most northern port in France and lies in the Pas-de-Calais department.