Dover to Calais

Dover to Calais with P&O Ferries

Dover to Calais with P&O Ferries

The Dover to Calais route is one of the most popular services from P&O Ferries with up to 46 crossings a day.

Each crossing takes on average 90 minutes, making it a fast and comfortable way to get to the continent without the stress and aggravation of flying.

Onboard you will find an international food court, bar and cafe, discounted shopping, Langanís Brasserie, games room, family lounge, Bureau de Change and exclusive Club Lounge.

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Dover is easily reached by car, train or coach.

By road:
Take the M2 or M20 motorways and follow the local signs for the Dover ferry terminal

By train:
Just 2 hours from London Victoria or London Charing Cross. Take the train to Dover Priory and a regular shuttle service will take you the 1.5 miles

By Coach:
Nation Express operate regular services to Dover Ferry Terminal, please check with them for more details.


From Calais you can easily access a number of road and rail networks that will take you to the very heart of Europe and beyond.

A26 & E15 connects with Central France and Paris
A16 & E40 connects to Benelux and the Low Countries
A16 & E402 connects with Normandy

Train: Catch the bus from the port to Calaisí town centre between 10am and 8 pm. Head to Calais Ville Station. From here you can take a train to various destinations including a regular service to Paris Gard du Nord.

Check out our destinations page for loads of things to see and do in France

Driving a vehicle on the continent

When driving in Europe you are required to carry the following items:

Driving licence

Insurance documents

First aid kit

Security Triangle

Two fluorescent vests accessible without leaving the car