Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry FAQ’s
Our Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry FAQ’s section helps you to find answers to the most commonly asked questions about the crossing.
Whether it’s about the location of the ports, how long the crossing takes or when you need to check-in you’ll find the answers below.
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Where is Newhaven Ferry Port?
Newhaven ferry port is one of the busiest ports in the UK and is located in the centre of Newhaven on the south coast of England. The address is Newhaven Ferry Port, Railway Approach, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN90DF.
Where is Dieppe Ferry Port?
Dieppe ferry port is located on the north coast of France in the region of Normandy. The address is 7, Quai Gaston Lalitte 76200 Dieppe.
Who operates the Newhaven to Dieppe ferry crossing?
DFDS Seaways is the only ferry company to operate the Newhaven to Dieppe ferry crossing. They use two ferries for the route, the Côte d’Albâtre and the Seven Sisters. Although both are run by DFDS Seaways they are branded as Transmanche Ferries and are bright yellow.
How many crossings are there per day?
DFDS Seaways currently operate a number of ferry crossings per day during low season. However, the number of crossings increase during the busier months from May until September.
Summer timetable May to September from Newhaven:
Departures at 0900 hours, 1730 hours and 2300 hours with arrivals at 1400 hours, 2230 hours and 0500hours.
Summer timetable May to September from Dieppe:
Departures at 1230 hours, 1800 hours and 2359 hours with arrivals at 1530 hours, 2100 hours and 0400hours.
Winter timetable October to May from Newhaven:
Departures at 1000 hours, 2300 hours with arrivals at 1500 hours, 2230 hours and 0400hours.
Winter timetable October to May from Dieppe:
Departures at 0530 hours, 1800 hours with arrivals at 1500 hours, 0830 hours and 2100hours.
How far is it from Newhaven to Dieppe?
The distance from Newhaven to Dieppe is approximately 121.31km which is equivalent to approximately 75.38 miles or 65.46 nautical miles.
How long is the crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe?
The crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe takes approximately 4 hours however this is dependant upon the time of day.
How long before the ferry should I arrive?
Check-in opens approximately 90 minutes prior to departure and closes around 45 minutes prior to sailing. If you fail to arrive before the 45 minute mark you are likely to be refused permission to board the ferry.
Can you take food and drink on a DFDS ferry?
You are allowed to take both food and drink on board the ferry to consume. However, alcohol is not allowed and may be seized.
Can I smoke on the ferry?
Smoking and vape devices are forbidden in public areas however they can be used on the open deck areas of the ships.
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