Dunkirk to Dover Ferry

Dunkirk to Dover ferry crossings connect southern England with northern France. The ferry crossing from Dunkirk is operated by DFDS Seaways. There are up to 12 sailings per day with DFDS and crossing times take about 2 hours.

DFDS currently have 3 ferries on the service including the Dover Seaways, Delft Seaways & Dunkerque Seaways.

Although the Dunkirk to Dover route isn’t as popular as the route from Calais it is well worth considering. Lots of people use the route as it’s much better for those who have been in eastern France, Germany, Belgium and Holland.

Dunkirk ferry port is located just 40 minutes to the east of Calais and Dover ferry port in in Kent along the southeast coast of England.

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Visit Dunkirk

Located in northern France in the Nord Department, Dunkirk is well known for its port but mainly for the evacuation of Allied Forces from mainland Europe during WW2.

Dunkirk boasts a strong maritime heritage for trade, commerce, and fishing. One of the main sights in the town is its museum. The museums shows off the sea with the Musée des Beaux Arts. It displays Italian, Flemish and French art and also holds a festival of the sea and sailing. Whilst visiting the festival you must make time to explore the boats and sailing ships. You can also try sailing and explore the many exhibitions about the sea.

Dunkirk’s museums also show off the ports maritime heritage surrounding WW2. If you want to find out more about the war, its effects on the town and region then you must visit Dunkirk.​

Visit Dover

Dover is a major town and port along the southeast coast of England. It lies at the narrowest point along the English Channel where France can be seen on a clear day. Passengers and trade have been departed and arrived at Dover for centuries since Roman times.

Dover castle was constructed in the 11th Century and although there is evidence of previous fortifications, Dover Castle is the largest medieval castle in England. It was constructed to protect the port and town from invasion.

When visiting Dover you must ensure you visit the museum which tells the story of Dover’s history, the stunning white cliffs, and their tunnels and of course the castle.

The National Trust have completed works of the Fan Bay deep shelter and associated tunnels which were used during WW2 by the Allied forces. These tunnels can be visited and tours are available from Spring until Autumn each year and give a great insight to the hidden work carried out there.