GETTING TO DOVER
Dover Ferry Terminal is easily accessible by road, rail, train and on foot.
Below you’ll find all the information you need to get there on your departure day.
Make sure you leave in plenty of time: Check-in closes 45 minutes before departure or 60 minutes if you’re on foot.
Please note that from 01/09/16 there will no longer be a bus transfer between the port of Calais and Calais town centre or Calais-Vile train station. The terminal is about 30 minutes walking from the town centre or the train station (Calais-ville). The other option is a taxi (approximately €6 - 10€ to the train station). Our staff at the ticket office will be happy to call a taxi for our customers if necessary.
The ferry terminal is 1.5 miles from Dover town centre.
Dover Ferry Terminal
Follow the signs from the M2 and M20. Once you’re there, get in the ‘Vehicles with Reservations’ lane.
London to Dover Priory by train takes 1 hour and 10 minutes. The station is 1.5 miles from the port.
If you’re on foot, you can only sail with us between 8.25am and 6.35pm on the Dover to Calais route, and between 6.30am and 10pm from Calais to Dover.
National Express coaches stop directly outside the ferry terminal Travel Centre. It takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes to Dover by coach from London Victoria.
- The terminal can get busy at peak times so please arrive in plenty of time for your ferry.
- It’s important we get everyone on board quickly so all ferries can depart on schedule.
- To receive an automated Text Update containing information about the next 4 departures, send PANDO DOVER or PANDO CALAIS respectively to 60777.
- Carriers’ standard messaging charges apply.