Duration 1h 31m
Distance 27 miles
Average price £22
Frequency 22/day

Trip overview

The average ferry between Calais and Dover takes 1h 31m and the fastest ferry takes 1h 30m. There is a ferry service every few hours from Calais to Dover. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Car ferry

  1. Calais
  2. Dover
1h 30m
£18 - £26

Calais to Dover ferry times

Ferries run hourly between Calais and Dover. The earliest departure is at 04:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Calais is at 23:25 which arrives into Dover at 23:55. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Calais to Dover? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Calais and arriving at Dover. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Calais and Dover is 27 miles.

Dover is 1h behind Calais. It is currently 2:35 AM in Calais and 1:35 AM in Dover.

There are 661+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Calais and Dover?

P&O Ferries operates a car ferry from Calais to Dover hourly. Tickets cost £18 - £26 and the journey takes 1h 30m.
Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Estimated price
£18 - £26

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