Vehicles should reach the check-in counter at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure. Those who arrive at check-in after this time may be refused permission to embark. Please note you have to enter port security and immigration checks before check-in.
If you’re travelling during peak hours, we suggest you arrive within plenty of time of your ferry journey. Ferries run to a busy schedule and must leave on-time.
The ports of Dover and Calais are both accessible directly from the motorway and well signposted from the town centres.
Port of Dover
The Dover port in England is the busiest and oldest port in the world. This port in Kent is home to hundreds of ferries that arrive and depart many times a day and is the gateway to England. You'll find ample parking and security at Dover Port.
It's easy to reach the port as it is clearly signposted.
The A2 brings you directly to the port, and the M20 leads you to the town of Dover. The Port of Dover is clearly signposted, even in the town centre. All access routes to the port of Dover are designed to carry heavy volumes of traffic. Follow the signs to the port and drive through to passport control.
Address: Dover Eastern Docks, Dover, Kent CT16 1JA
GPS coordinates: 51º07.588N 001º19.624E.
Port of Calais
Calais Port is a major French port and the closest cross channel ferry port to England. The port has good transport links with fantastic access to Belgium, Holland and central France. You'll find enough parking and security at the port and it’s easy to find with clear signposts.
The A26 and A16 pass the town of Calais. On each motorway, the port of Calais is indicated by large green signs stating ‘Port Ferries’.
Follow the motorway directly to passport control or the port buildings.
Lat: 50:57:58N (50.96622)
Lon: 1:51:43E (1.86201)
Calais Est Terminal
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