At Port

Dover Ferry Terminals are easily accessible by road, rail, and on foot. 

Here you’ll find all the information you need to get there on your departure day. Make sure you leave in plenty of time – check-in closes 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure time for foot passengers and customers travelling with pets, and 60 minutes for all other categories of traffic.


Need more flexibility to your booking? Enjoy more freedom and peace of mind by upgrading to one of our Flexi tickets. Take the scenic route home at a leisurely pace with one of our Standard Flexi or Fully Flexi tickets, and you'll enjoy greater flexibility to your departure time!

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Travelling with us

  • Departing from
  • Port address

    Dover Ferry Terminal

    Travel Centre

    Eastern Docks



    CT16 1JA

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    Tip: Plan ahead
  • Getting to us by

    Follow the signs from the M2 and M20. Once you're there, get in the 'Vehicles with Reservation' lane.

    Tip: Plan ahead

    If you’re travelling by car:

    Driving on the continent? See what European Breakdown Cover you can get for your journey here.

  • From £6.65 Comprehensive European breakdown cover  

    5 star Comprehensive European breakdown cover

    Single trip Booking
    Annual cover
  • Arriving at the Port

    Please ensure you use the correct lane once you arrive at the port and stay in it until boarding the ferry and obey traffic lights/signals. There will be stewards at hand to help direct you if you are unsure of where to go at our Dover ferry terminal.

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    Priority Boarding

    Extras Addons

    Dover to Calais / Cairnryan to Larne

    Enjoy priority boarding* and parking onboard plus, be one of the first to disembark the ferry on arrival when you upgrade your ticket to include priority boarding!

    Hull to Rotterdam

    Benefit from priority parking onboard and enjoy priority disembarkation on arrival at your destination when you upgrade to Priority*. Please note, we only offer Priority disembarkation on this route due to the nature of the check-in procedure.

    *Upgrade is unavailable for passengers with pets.

  • Taking Your Pets

    No need to leave your furry friends behind, they can come on holiday too when you travel with us. We’ve even installed a brand new pet area at Dover Port – find out all the information you need to take your pets abroad with us here.

  • What’s Onboard

    You’ll find everything you need for your journey onboard our Dover-Calais ferries. From food to shopping to entertainment, you’ll be spoilt for choice and the trip across the Channel will fly by on one of our Ferries to France.

  • Shopping at Sea

    Get a bit of retail therapy and enjoy amazing discounts and savings on all your favourite brands. Browse some of our great offers here.

  • Eating and Drinking

    Feed your whole family conveniently and affordably in our self-service canteen, relax in our luxurious Club Lounge with a complimentary glass of champagne, or simply grab a coffee. Check out all these great services and more here.

  • Entertainment

    Kill some time in our Video Arcade Room or take advantage of our onboard WiFi from just £2. We also offer secure charging stations for your devices, check it out here.

  • Getting to Passenger deck

    There are lifts and stairs available for use on our Dover to Calais ships to access the main passenger decks from the car deck. Please remember to note which deck you are parked on and the corresponding colour zone. You will also find deck plans located on each deck to guide you throughout the ship.

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    Club Lounge

    Travel across the channel in our exclusive Club Lounge and you'll enjoy complimentary hot food and drinks, as well as snacks. All in the comfort of your own space with some great sea views!



    Available on

    Flex and club-tickets

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  • Eating and Drinking Facilities
    Curry and beer in P&O Ferries Food Court
    Food Court Food Court
    Coffee Shop Find out more
  • Arriving at
  • Disembarkment

    The Port of Calais connects directly to the A26/E15 heading to Paris or alternatively, take the A16/E40 to access the Northern European motorway systems. Calais Ville train station is in the centre of town and you can drive or get a taxi there from the Ferry Terminal in less than 10 minutes. Alternatively, there is a shuttle bus service for foot passengers to Calais town centre. The Balad’in is free shuttle bus which connects the Ferry Terminal to the city center of Calais every 22 minutes in the morning and every 11 minutes in the afternoon. Non stop from Monday to Saturday (except on 12/25 and 01/01), from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm. Covid restrictions may apply. Find out more information about the Port of Calais, including pet-friendly areas and car parking here.