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Cheap Ferry to Calais - Prices from £35

Book a ferry to Calais with AFerry. Ferries to Calais, in France, are available from England. You can take a ferry to Calais from Dover and Folkestone.

Calais ferry routes

DFDS sail up to 15 crossings per day with a sailing duration of 1 hour 30 minutes. P&O Ferries sail up to 24 crossings per daywith a sailing duration of 1 hour 30 minutes.

When you search for Calais ferries with AFerry, we also compare ferries to Dunkirk and Eurotunnel trains so you get the whole picture. We also automatically give you access to the latest offers and deals whenever you search. There is no need to enter a special offer code.

Calais is one of our most popular ports, to get your desired sailing we always suggest booking early.

Calais Routes

Calais Special Offers

25% off Motorcycles & sidecars Dover to France

25% off Motorcycles & sidecars Dover to France
Book by 01/07/2019. Travel until 18/12/2019.
Get a whopping 25% off when you book your motorcycle & motorcycle with sidecar on the Dover-Calais and Dover-Dunkirk crossings with DFDS. Prices from £18.75. Applies to single and return journeys. Departure can commence in UK or France.

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20% Off Dover-France sailings from Dusk to Dawn (10pm-6am)

20% Off Dover-France sailings from Dusk to Dawn (10pm-6am)
Book by 17 July. Travel all year on selected sailings.
Travel with DFDS from Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais between 10pm and 6am & save up to 20% on your single and return fares. Travel until 31/12/2019. Prices from £36 for car + 9 people each way. Book soon as sailings fill fast!

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20% Off Night Sailings Dover-Calais with P&O Ferries

20% Off Night Sailings Dover-Calais with P&O Ferries
Book by 17 July. Travel all year on selected sailings.
Travel between 21:31 hrs and 06:29 hrs and save 20% off P&O Ferries night sailings. Just book 2 days before you travel.

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Short Breaks to France from £35

Short Breaks to France from £35
Travel before 17th December 2019, book this great offer and save.
Hop over to France and sail from Dover to Dunkirk or Dover to Calais and explore all that France has to offer. 1 Day returns from £35, 3 Day returns from £75, 5 Day returns from £85.

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P&O Ferries short breaks to France from £89 return

P&O Ferries short breaks to France from £89 return
Book and travel by 14/12/2019.
Sail with P&O Ferries. Take your car & up to 9 people. 3-day returns from just £89 (Mon-Thur) and £94 return (Fri-Sun). 5-day returns from just £99 (Mon-Thurs) and just £103 from (Fri-Sun). Just book 2 days before your departure.

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About Calais

Tax is lower on cigarettes and alcohol in Calais, which means mean English tourists flock there for the 'booze cruises'. There are large warehouses around the town in which you can take advantage of these cheap prices, most famously Eurocity.

Sunset over the port of Calais
Sunset over the port of Calais
From Calais, travel to all of France and Europe beyond
From Calais, travel to all of France and Europe beyond

Calais ferry port is located across the Channel from Dover on the coast of northern France, it is situated on the most frequented shipping lanes in the world and is the closest French town to the United Kingdom. Calais ferry port is conveniently situated to allow easy access to the port itself but also to shops and restaurants in the surrounding area by being directly linked to the French motorway system. Ferries from Calais ferry port can be booked easily through AFerry.

Calais Ferry Companies

Ferries to and from Calais are operated by DFDS, EuroTunnel and P&O Ferries. Because 3 ferry companies operate in and out of Calais, comparing can be very useful to help you find the best price at the best time for you. When you search for a ferry to Calais, we will always show a range of times just in case it's cheaper earlier or later than the time you select. We'll also show you results for similar ports like Dunkirk to help you find the best times and prices to suit your plans.

DFDS
DFDS
P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries

Calais ferries with DFDS, EuroTunnel and P&O Ferries are known for their comfort and high levels of service, and you will feel like your holiday has begun the moment you step on board. Travelling to Calais will be easy and hassle free. Start by making your booking today, it's quick and easy.

On board with DFDS

You will find all DFDS Seaways ferries offer the highest standards of comfort and all the on board facilities you could possibly dream of. You can choose from several different cabin types to suit your needs or choose a luxury one if you want to treat yourself. On board you will also find up to seven different restaurants offering top class cuisine as well as a number of bars and lounges. If you are travelling with children, you will find different forms of entertainment, treasure hunts and other activities to keep the little ones busy and entertained.

On board with P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries currently has a fleet of 20 modern ships and take a lot of pride in offering a full range of services and features on board to ensure that you always have a relaxing and stress-free journey.

On board most P&O Ferries, you will find a buffet restaurant and a fine dining experience. In addition, there are shops, and for the little nippers, the Kid's club, to keep them entertained during the journey.

For the ultimate in relaxation, there's also the Club Lounge. Here, in this peaceful lounge with stunning sea-views, you'll be able to enjoy a free glass of champagne or soft drink, served at your table. There's also a special Club Lounge menu for light snacks and drinks and complimentary newspapers.

P&O Ferries operates conventional ferries where, if the weather's nice, you can sit outside with a variety of seats. It's the perfect place to enjoy the summer sun as you hop over to your destination.

P&O Ferries also offer a wide range of cabins, from simple interior rooms, to exclusive suites with breath-taking ocean views. You can book cabins on their overnight sailings and even some day-time sailings. As you reach the end of your booking, you'll be presented with the option to book a cabin. Here we list all the available cabin types, their facilities and for each cabin, you'll also find a photo so you'll know exactly what you're booking.

You'll also find the option to book priority boarding so you don't have to wait around getting on or off the ferry.

On the Eurotunnel

passengers remain with their vehicle for the duration of the short 35 minute crossing. You are free to relax in your vehicle or get out and stretch your legs. Visual display screens on board provide information about the journey and staff are on-hand throughout the journey as well as when you arrive and leave to help and answer any questions.

Onboard Accommodation & Extras

Premium Lounge - DFDS

Relax in a little extra style

Premium Lounge benefits for the Calais-Dover route:

  • Glass of authentic Italian Prosecco
  • Pastries, macaroons, petit-fours & sweet treats
  • Fresh fruit
  • Hot and cold drinks, including tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit juice and soft drinks
  • Newspapers
  • Electric socket points (continental plugs only)
  • TV
  • Open 24 hours
  • Now available for all ages!

Waiter service & selected meals are available also on the Dunkirk route only & from 10.00 until 20.00.

Club Seat in the Club Lounge - P&O Ferries

Treat yourself to an extra touch of luxury

Club Lounge benefits for the Calais-Dover route:

  • Comfortable seating in a spacious and exclusive quiet lounge
  • Complimentary glass of champagne
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks
  • At seat service offering exclusive Club menu
  • Daily newspapers available
  • Power points for charging laptops and mobile phones
  • Personal Shopper service

Pre-book from just £12 or 14 Euros per person.

Priority Vehicle Loading - DFDS

In a hurry?

With Priority Loading, you'll be one of the first set of passenger vehicles to board and disembark the ferry.

You will have more time to relax on board and then time to drive to your destination with less traffic. There are only 20 slots available per crossing.

You will check in as usual but you'll be instructed to use special priority boarding lanes.

Please Note: Priority Loading is only available for vehicles less than 2.4 metres high.

Priority Vehicle Loading - P&O Ferries

Want to skip the queues?

The Priority Vehicle Loading (Priorité) service allows you to board and depart first, giving you a head start on arrival, for just £12 or 14 Euros per car (each way).

This service is not available if you are travelling with pets.

Please Note: If you are travelling in one vehicle, you only need to book one place.

Calais Port Facilities

Free car parking facilities are available in front of the Calais ferry terminal the maximum stay is of three days.

Getting to Calais

By car

Calais Ferry Port is directly connected to the European motorway network via two motorways, the A26/E15, which provides access to the heart of France including Paris and beyond, and the A16/E40, which is a gateway to Benelux and the northern European motorway systems. The A16/E402 directs you to western France.

By train

On leaving the Calais Ferry Port you'll find the Calais Ville train station in the centre of town which provides a regular service to Paris Gare du Nord as well as other major towns and cities in the area.

By foot

From Calais ferry port, a 30 minute walk will take you to the centre of Calais. Taxi services are available to foot passengers and can be booked at the terminal.

Calais Eurotunnel Terminal

The Calais Terminal is just outside Calais, at Calais-Coquelles, well signposted from the motorway as "Tunnel La Manche". Take junction 42 off the A16 motorway and the slip road takes you straight to the check-in booths.

Accommodation in Calais

If want to stay a little longer in or around Calais, visit our accommodation page for the best prices and one of the largest selections of hotels / B&Bs available online!

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With P&O Ferries

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With DFDS

Eurotunnel to Calais Video

Calais Ferries Routes

Alternative Ports

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Special Offers - Terms and Conditions

25% off Motorcycles & sidecars Dover to France

Discount applicable to Motorcycle vehicle types only, other vehicle types are bookable but will not return 25% discount. All other Standard EC Economy Terms and conditions apply.

20% Off Dover-France sailings from Dusk to Dawn (10pm-6am)

Save 20% on selected late night and early morning crossings departing from Dover. Subject to availability. By booking this special summer offer for discounted travel at night and early mornings on selected dates you can only travel on the specified crossing(s) booked, you cannot make amendments AND you cannot get a refund. Excludes Sailings departing Dover on the following dates: July 21/22/28/29: August 04/05/11/12:

20% Off Night Sailings Dover-Calais with P&O Ferries

Subject to space and availability. Valid on car, high cars and motorcycles. Excludes foot passengers, bikes, caravans, motorhomes and vans. Must be booked at least 2 days befroe travel

Short Breaks to France from £35

Terms: Subject to terms and conditions. Excludes these dates: February 15-17, 22-24, April 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, May 24-26, 31, June 1-2, 14-17, July 11-31, August 1-31, September 1-4, October 18-20. Offer is available on return bookings only, with a car and up to 9 people - or with a motorcycle, with or without side car and up to 2 people. Outward journey must start in Dover. Offers may be withdrawn at any time.

P&O Ferries short breaks to France from £89 return

Valid on cars and high cars. Excludes Caravans/trailers, vans, minibuses, motorhomes, foot pax, motorcycles and bicycles, vehicles designed for commercial use. Excludes: 5th - 7th, 12th - 14th, 19th 21st and 25th - 28th April. 24th -26th May & 31st May. 2nd, 14th - 17th June. 11th July - 4th Sept,18th - 20th October.

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  • 19 Jun 2019
    Relaxed
    • First on, first off, no hassle.

      Review by Anon

  • 19 Jun 2019
    So expensive
    • It was a great experience but the only negative think is that they changed the price in the last minute same day

      Review by Anon

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Trip to Calais
    • We had a very easy ferry journey and were even able to get an earlier ferry which helped us with our journey.

      Review by IRENE PICKESS

  • 19 Jun 2019
    Motorcycle Trip
    • Good, honest, travel no issues well presented and prompt and precise

      Review by HUGH WILSON

  • 17 Jun 2019
    Great day trip to Calais, Bologne and nausicca
    • Lovely day with the family, really easy booking with Aferry

      Review by DEBRA BOOTS