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We accept bookings for vans used for non-commercial purposes up to 6m long and 2.6m high. Any van or vehicle, regardless of size, carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes, should book through our Freight Commercial Team on +353 816 22 15 60, or on href='https://irishferriesfreight.com' target='_blank'>irishferriesfreight.com. In the event of an incorrect disclosure, Irish Ferries reserve the right to re-price the booking and collect any excess, including VAT, at check-in.

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We accept bookings for vans used for non-commercial purposes up to 6m long and 2.6m high. Any van or vehicle, regardless of size, carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes, should book through our Freight Commercial Team on +353 816 22 15 60, or on href='https://irishferriesfreight.com' target='_blank'>irishferriesfreight.com. In the event of an incorrect disclosure, Irish Ferries reserve the right to re-price the booking and collect any excess, including VAT, at check-in.

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For the warmest welcome on the water
 

Irish Ferries is now sailing from Dover to Calais and from Calais to Dover, with 10 crossings daily, which means you can start and end your holiday in France with the warmest welcome on the water.

You might be surprised to see Irish Ferries here but nobody does hospitality better us. We’re experts in making holidays great by connecting countries and opening up possibilities for our passengers to go exploring by car on their own personal adventures.

Welcome to a brand new service across the English Channel, and welcome back to that familiar, traditional Irish hospitality, service and excellence which will make your short crossing feel even faster.

Allez en France
 

Taking your car to France with Irish Ferries is the start to the perfect adventure.

Go anywhere you like, at your own pace, and discover the glorious French countryside: from the Pas-de-Calais, the whole of France is your playground. Wander around Normandy and Brittany. Paris is a couple of hours away and so is EuroDisney. Or go further and explore the lowlands because Calais really is the gateway to Europe.

If you’re feeling adventurous, head for the South of France and the Mediterranean or even Spain or Italy. There are thousands of wonderful hotels and campsites, AirBnBs, guesthouses, gites and villas, little villages, bustling towns, attractions and stunning countryside waiting for you and your family and friends to discover.

Why bring the car to France?
 

When you take the car, caravan or motorhome to France you gain so much freedom and independence. Think about having no luggage limits for a start, and a finish: you can bring back practically everything you can carry! Taking the car means the whole family can come with you and you can all travel together, wherever you want, because you’re in charge of your own adventure. And now duty-free is back too any your car will help a lot when you see the generous personal allowance available when you go to France and return home again. Finally, there’s the relaxed freedom and space you find on and Irish Ferries ship – walk around, eat, get fresh air and arrive relaxed and ready to explore. Don’t forget you can upgrade to our Club Class for a little bit more luxury.

Why choose Irish Ferries?
 

Take the ferry to France with Irish Ferries and try something different. You’ll be very glad you did because we’re taking everything we have learned on all our other routes and bringing it all to our new UK to France ferry service. Irish Ferries is a well-established name and our warm welcome, flexibility and service excellence has helped go from strength to strength. Even before you come aboard we try to exceed your expectations and do sea travel differently. Try us and see for yourself.

Sail on Isle of Inishmore
 

Isle of Inishmore has been a customer favourite on our Pembroke to Rosslare route offering relibility, comfort and a range of onboard facilities including restaurant, café/bar, Club Class lounge, onboard duty-free shopping, children’s play area and spacious outdoor decks.

What's on board?
 

    • Panoramic views
    • Reception
    • Club Class
    • Onboard shopping
    • Brasserie
    • O'Flaherty's Bar
    • Kids Play Area - Newly Refurbished

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  • Dover to Calais
  • Calais to Dover
Vessel Departs Arrives
Cruise Ferry - Tuesday to Sunday 04.30 07.00
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 09.20 11.50
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 14.10 16.40
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 18.55 21.25
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 23.40 02.10

Please note this service does not facilitate foot passengers

All times are local

Vessel Departs Arrives
Cruise Ferry - Tuesday to Sunday 03.10 03.40
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 07.55 08.25
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 12.45 13.15
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 17.30 18.00
Cruise Ferry - Daily service 22.15 22.45

 Please note this service and does not facilitate foot passengers

All times are local

Things to do in Calais

Ferry to France –
Sea travel Differently with our new Dover to Calais route

 

Enjoy the freedom of travelling with your car, take as much luggage as you need, and you can even bring your pet. Once onboard you can enjoy the freedom and space that only a ferry can offer, from strolling on the deck in the sunshine to having some personal space in our premium Club Class Lounge. Taking your car, campervan or caravan allows you to choose your own adventure and it’s easier to go off the beaten track when you bring your bikes with you. The newly re-introduced generous Duty-Free allowances means that you can bring back more gifts and presents and its even easier if you use our Click ‘n’ Collect service before your sailing. France is the perfect destination for your next holiday – enjoy a romantic holiday to Normandy, soak up the sun and the culture or go to Brittany for a sun filled, fun family holiday. Paris and EuroDisney are just a short three-hour drive from Calais so you can make the most of your holiday. Want a more relaxed holiday? No problem, take your car and explore Pas de Calais, the beaches of Normandy, Brittany or scenic and historic rural France. Create family memories that last a lifetime by having a camping or caravanning holiday in one of the numerous campsites throughout the French country or seaside. Calais is the perfect gateway to Europe and is the perfect starting point to visit the lowlands, take the scenic route to the South of France or Mediterranean. Choose from up to 10 ferry crossings daily on the Isle of Inishmore.

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Exploring Calais
 

Take a day trip with a difference and cruise over to Calais from Dover on the short sea crossing with Irish Ferries. Enjoy breakfast on board before you spend the day exploring what Calais has to offer before heading home to the White Cliffs of Dover, not forgetting to use your generous on board Duty-Free allowance, for your convenience you can even Click ‘n’ Collect , this day trip practically pays for itself.

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