Côte Des Dunes Ferry

Côte Des Dunes Ferry

The Côte Des Dunes Ferry is one of DFDS Seaways ferries that operates on the Dover to Calais crossing. The ferry stands at 33796 gross tons and was built in 2001 in Finland. The Côte Des Dunes was initially built for Seafrance and was called the Rodin but changed its name when it was acquired by DFDS.

The ferry operates on the Dover to Calais ferry route with its sister ship the Côte Des Flandres. Both ferries were completely refurbished in January 2016 and offer modern facilities for both commercial and tourist travelers.

In total there are 3 DFDS ferries that operate the Dover to Calais ferry crossing. These include the Côte Des Dunes, Côte Des Flandres and Calais Seaways.

The Côte Des Dunes is 186m long, with 8 decks and can carry approximately 1500 passengers, and 400 passenger vehicles. Although she and her sister ship are smaller than the Calais Seaways, they are slightly faster with a cruising speed of up to 25 knots.

Côte Des Dunes Deck Plan

Côte Des Dunes Deck Plan

Onboard the Côte Des Dunes Ferry

Onboard the Côte Des Dunes ferry you can find a whole host of different facilities to keep you comfortable during your trip. These include a restaurant, bar and cafe, shop, information area, and children’s area. There’s also lots of seating, a premium lounge, freight drivers club and a bureau de change.

The onboard restaurant offers a range of meals suitable for a variety of ages and tastes. Meanwhile, the cafe and bar offer the ideal alternative for those wanting a snack or drink.

Those with small children can enjoy the short crossing with some time in the children’s play area.

As with all of the Dover to Calais ferries due to the short distance and traveling times there are no cabins available. Instead of cabins, you’ll find plenty of comfortable seating for your journey across the channel.

Those with mobility issues will find that the ship is very accessible and staff are always available to help. If you’re planning to get the Dover to Calais ferry, ensure you keep an eye out for the Côte Des Dunes.

Shopping Onboard

The onboard shop provides you with a fantastic opportunity to buy any items you may need for your trip. These can include items such as headlight adaptors, maps, GB stickers and travel adaptors. The shop also offers a range of newspapers, magazines, sweets and duty-free type items such as tobacco products, alcohol and fragrances.

To book your ferry ticket for the Côte Des Dunes, please head over to our Dover to Calais ferry crossing page.