Dover Port Information


Travelling to France by Ferry

The port has both short and long stay parking - If you're taking a ferry P&O Ferries, MyFerryLink and DFDS Seaways operate ferries from Dover to Calais and Dunkirk. Sailings from Dover take from 90 minutes to Calais and 120 minutes to Dunkurque.

P & O Ferries will accept foot passengers if you are planning on leaving your car at Dover but only during daytime hours. You would then park your car at the Eastern Docks car park or pre book with us using Relyon Ferry Parking Services.

We have found that prices for ferries to France have come down in price over the last few years and as with most things you can compare their prices online. One such company that compare all sailings to France is

Getting to Dover Port

p>Central London is only 1 hour and 45 minutes away, Gatwick Airport - 1 hour 45, Heathrow 2 hours, Ashford International Rail Station 20 minutes.
  • By Car - 70 Miles from South London, directly linked from the M2/A2 and M20/A20 both of which are connected to the M25.
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  • By Train - There are frequent trains to Dover Priory Station. Running from London's Victoria and Charing Cross stations. Taking approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • By Coach or Bus - National Express Coach services travel to Dover from London Victoria Coach Station. Approximate travel time is 2hrs 30 mins.