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Dover - Calais ferry

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Dover - Calais ferry
Location Map ( geo)
P&O ferry at Eastern Dock, Dover - Geograph - 587641.jpg
P&O ferry at Eastern Dock, Dover
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From:  Dover
To:  Calais
Distance:  41.7 km (25.9 miles)
County
Kent • France
Error: France is not a county
Current Operator
P&O Ferries, DFDS Seaways
Toll
from £19 (Cars)
On road(s)
A20, A2, N216 (France)
Crossings related to the A20
Crossings related to the A2
Crossings related to the E15
Crossings related to the N216 (France)

The Dover - Calais ferry is one of the busiest crossings in the world. As of 2018 there were at least eight passenger/freight ro-ro vessels in continous scheduled service on the route (running around 38 crossings per day). The route is operated by P&O ferries and DFDS and crossing time is just under 1h30m.

Routes

British Side

Route To Notes

A2

Canterbury, Deal, Ramsgate (A256)

A20

London, Channel Tunnel, Folkestone

French Side

Route To Notes

N216

A16, A26, Calais, Dunkerque, St Omer, Remis, Paris


Ferries

Name IMO Operator Dates Notes
Spirit of Britain 9524231 P&O 2011-present
Spirit of France 9533816 P&O 2012-present
Pride of Burgundy 9015254 P&O 1993-present
Pride of Canterbury 9007295 P&O formerly operated Dover to Zeebrugge as European Pathway
Pride of Kent 9015266 P&O formerly operated Dover to Zeebrugge as European Highway
European Seaway 9007283 P&O freight
Calais Seaways 8908466 DFDS
Cote des Dunes
(previously: Rodin)
9232527 DFDS
(previously: Seafrance)
2001
Cote des Flandres
(previously: Berlioz)
9305843 DFDS
(previously: Seafrance)
2005
Canterbury
Fantasia
7814462 P&O
P&O Stena Line
Stena Line
Sealink
1990-2003
Stena Cambria
St Anselm
7813937 Stena Line
Sealink
1996-1997
1980-1990
Nord-Pas-De-Calais 8512152 MyFerryLink
SeaFrance
Sealink SNCF
2012-2015
1996-2011
1988-1989
Originally built as a Dual operation ro/ro train ferry; carried Freight and hazardous goods during SeaFrance and MyFerryLink years
Pride of Dover 8517736 P&O
Townsend Thoresen
1987-2010
Pride of Calais 8517748 P&O
Townsend Thoresen
1987-2012


Links

BBC News



Dover - Calais ferry
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P&O ferry at Eastern Dock, Dover - Geograph - 587641.jpgDover Docks - Geograph - 144589.jpgAccess road into Dover Eastern Docks - Geograph - 1410477.jpg
Other nearby roads
Dover
NCN1 • NCN2 • A2 • A20 • A256 • A258 • A2007 • B2011 • B2059 • B2245 • E2 (Old System) • E5 (Old System) • E15 • Euroroute • EuroVelo 5 • Pilgrims Way • T4 (Britain) • T34 (Britain) • Watling Street
Crossings of the English Channel
Kent and SussexRamsgate to Ostend • Dover to Zeebrugge • Dover to Ostend • Dover to Dunkerque • Dover to Calais • Dover to Boulogne • Dover to Dieppe • Euroroute • Channel Tunnel • Folkestone to Ostend • Folkestone to Calais • Folkestone to Boulogne • Lydd to Le Touquet • Newhaven to Dieppe
PortsmouthPortsmouth to Bilbao • Portsmouth to Caen • Portsmouth to Cherbourg • Portsmouth to Le Havre • Portsmouth to Santander • Portsmouth to St Malo
Dorset and DevonPoole to Cherbourg • Poole to St Malo • Weymouth to St Malo • Plymouth to Roscoff • Plymouth to Santander
Channel IslandsPoole - Guernsey & Jersey • Weymouth - Guernsey & Jersey • Jersey to St Malo
IrelandCork to Santander • Cork to Roscoff • Rosslare to Cherbourg • Rosslare to Bilbao • Rosslare to Le Havre • Rosslare to Roscoff • Dublin to Cherbourg
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