Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry Route

Newhaven to Dieppe ferries link the south coast of England to the Normandy region of northern France. The Newhaven Dieppe Ferry is highly popular offering a fantastic alternative to the Dover ferry routes within a short distance of London. DFDS Seaways is the only company to operate the crossing and have been doing so since 2014.

Ferries operating on the route include the Côte d’Albâtre and the Seven Sisters with up to 3 crossings per day and journey times lasting approximately 5 hours depending upon the time of day and tides.

Newhaven lies on the south coast of England between Brighton and Eastbourne making it an easy port to access from much of London. Dieppe meanwhile lies on the Normandy coastline. Furthermore it’s location allows easy access into northern France, Paris and further on into southern France.

Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry Tickets and Prices from £49

The Newhaven-Dieppe route is one of the most popular ways of getting to Western France with good road links meaning short driving times for many destinations including Paris which can be reached in a little over 2 hours. The route is also one of the cheapest ferry routes to western France with prices starting from as little as £49 each way.

With a number of crossings per day, it’s easy to find a ferry on their timetable to suit your needs and budget.

Booking a Newhaven to Dieppe ticket

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Firstly, you can book direct with DFDS or you can book using our handy third-party booking widget. Using our search tool allows you to compare ferry tickets and prices all in one place. See all of the available sailings and more importantly prices for your chosen destination in one quick and easy search saving you time online. Once you’ve found the ferry crossing you want simply book your ticket.

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Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry Timetable & Sailings

There are up to 3 sailings a day on the Newhaven to Dieppe crossing with DFDS between May and November however during the summer school holidays this increases to 4.
Check-in closes 45 minutes before the departure time for vehicle passengers and the crossing takes on average 4-5 hours however this is dependent on the tide and weather.

All departure/arrival times listed below are subject to change so please ensure you allow plenty of time and check crossing times before you travel.

Day Check In Closes Departure Arrival
Monday-Sunday 08:45 09:30 14:45
Monday-Sunday 16:15 17:00 22:00
Monday-Sunday 22:15 23:00 04:00

Please not that during the school summer holidays the timetable changes for Saturday and Sunday to account for the extra travellers. Monday to Friday sailing are as per the existing timetable but there is an extra sailing and the usual ferry times change as per the table below.

Day Check In Closes Departure Arrival
Saturday-Sunday 04:45 05:30 10:30
Saturday-Sunday 10:15 11:00 16:00
Saturday-Sunday 18:15 19:00 22:00
Saturday-Sunday 22:15 23:00 05:00

Newhaven to Dieppe Foot Passenger

It is possible to travel from Newhaven to Dieppe as a foot passenger and the process couldn’t be easier. Check-in is the same for car passengers so you must make sure you arrive at the port at least 45 minutes before departure.

Newhaven ferry port is just a 5-minute walk from the town’s train station making getting to the port easy. Once you get to the check-in area at the port you have to wait in departures until they call for foot passengers.

As soon as foot passengers are called to embark you will be directed to a bus that will transfer you from the departure lounge to the ferry. Foot passengers must be able to carry their own luggage as there are now trollies or luggage carts.

When you arrive in Dieppe there are several options for onward travel including car, taxi or by foot. If you plan to walk to the town, expect a 30-minute journey. Most people arrange a taxi for their onward travel to the town where you’ll find a train station offering routes to elsewhere in France.

Newhaven to Dieppe Route FAQ’s

Our Newhaven Dieppe FAQ’s section helps you to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the route.

Who operates the route from Newhaven to Dieppe?

DFDS Seaways is the only company to operate the crossing, using two ferries, the Côte d’Albâtre and Seven Sisters.

How long is the Newhaven Dieppe crossing?

The crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe takes approximately 4 hours however this is dependent upon the time of day and weather.

How many crossings are there per day?

DFDS Seaways currently offer up to 3 crossings per day on their ferry timetable and 4 on Saturdays and Sundays during school summer holidays.

What time is the first crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe?

The first crossing leaves at 05:30 but times do vary depending upon the time of year.

What time is the last crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe?

The last crossing leaves at 18:45 but times do vary depending upon the time of year.

Where can I find out more about the return route?

The return Dieppe to Newhaven route details can be found by clicking the link.

Visit Newhaven

Newhaven can be found in the county of East Sussex which is on the south coast of England between Eastbourne and Brighton. Although many visitors to the area head towards the busier towns of Brighton and Eastbourne it’s well worth staying in Newhaven to see what there is on offer.

The maritime museum at Newhaven boasts an interesting selection of model, photographs, artefacts and antiques to show visitors Newhaven’s links with the sea and to Dieppe in France.

There are plenty of lovely shops and restaurants in Newhaven and the fort was constructed by Lord Palmerston in 1871 to protect the port from attack.

Those looking to see what’s around Newhaven will love Brighton which is only 9 miles away and is brimming in culture. The pavilion and seaside resort are spectacular and the shops, bars and restaurants are second to none in the area.​​​

Visit Dieppe

Dieppe is a popular port and holiday resort located in the Seine Maritime department of Normandy on the northern coast of France.

This wonderful port is famous for its locally produced scallops and for being one of France’s first seaside resorts having been established in the early 1800s.

There are some great places to see when visiting Dieppe including the town’s 15th Century castle, the historic churches of St Remy and St Jacques and the town which is filled with traditional French restaurants and shops.

Whilst in Dieppe don’t forget to take a trip to the local beach which made the town a seaside resort. The soft sand and sea offers visitors the ideal place to relax now as it did hundreds of years ago.​