Dover Ferry Terminal
Offering the shortest Channel crossing between England and France, Dover ferry port is the most popular in England.
Dover faces the narrowest part of the Channel and on a clear day, you can see France from the ferry terminal. Ferries run 24 hours a day with a departure on average every 30 minutes to either Calais or Dunkirk, providing quick and effective links to the rest of France and the rest of Europe.
Travelling to Dover Ferry Terminal
From the M2, follow the A2 direct into Dover, or from the M20, follow the A20 again into Dover. Both the Eastern & Western Docks Ferry Terminals are clearly signposted.
There is a taxi rank outside the Passenger Terminal building where taxis will be waiting when you arrive. A taxi rank is also located outside Dover Priory railway station.
Dover Priory is the nearest train station to Dover ferry port and terminals. Located just over 1 mile away, there are high speed train services to London with just over one hour's journey time. You can walk from the station to Passenger Terminal in about 25 minutes.
There is a regular National express coach service from London Victoria coach station. Journey time is approx 2 hours 30 minutes. Other local/regional bus services arrive in the town centre of Dover.
Dover: Port Facilities
Cafés, fast food outlets and newsagents are located in both the East and West passenger service buildings. The passenger terminal building at Dover's Eastern Docks have Costa Coffee outlets and kiosks.
Car hire services are available in the Passenger Terminal.
Bureau de change
Cash and currency services are available in both the East and West Passenger Services Buildings
Unisex, disabled rest room facilities are available in various locations throughout the Ferry Terminal. Wheelchair-friendly ramps are also fitted on all split-level buildings and walkways.
Terminal Opening Hours
24 Hours / Day.
Car parks at Dover Ferry Port
Short and long-stay parking is available to passengers at the multi-storey car park at the entrance to the Ferry Terminal.
This information is provided for guidance only.