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P&O Ferries Dover - Calais

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Are we the only foot passengers?

A day trip to Calais used to be a regular treat, a chance to buy French wine and cheese at French... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Easy way to travel

Used the Dover Dunkirk option out and Calais Dover back. Boat on time and clean. Had the first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heath Hayes - UK
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Voted “Best Ferry Company” three years running*, there’s no better way to start your European adventure than with P&O Ferries. We operate up to 23 sailings a day from Dover to Calais, making our crossings one of the most convenient ways to travel to...more
Terminal Car Ferry, 62100, Calais, France
+44 1304 448888
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A day trip to Calais used to be a regular treat, a chance to buy French wine and cheese at French prices and have a good dinner. Some of this is no longer possible now. If you booked the last ferry home, you might just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to stay at Calais for the evening and choose to use P&O ferry for our crossing we paid extra for the club lounge which was well worth the cost, we thought the staff where efficient but a bit stand offish but it made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stevepU3861GI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a ‘fully flexible’ ticket as insurance for any unforeseen events which would cause us to miss our booked 2055 Calais to Dover crossing. Arrived at check in well before the 45 mins suggested in my confirmation email but had to wait over an hour...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank matthewhL7506SC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used the Dover Dunkirk option out and Calais Dover back. Boat on time and clean. Had the first class lounge on the way back ( sailed 10.55 Sunday 30th ) and eggs benedict were great. On and off. What you want where travelling and, as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scrubba-dub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time crossing the English channel with P&O. Very good price-quality, compared to other ferry companies. Especially if you want to bring your car. From the Netherlands, the drive to Calais is still half an hour faster than the ferry from the Hook of Holland....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 500dank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a ferry from Calais to Dover and wanted food but there was only ubhealthy 'full English' breakfasts on offer. We were at the front of the queue so ordered a veggie breakfast but had to wait until about 30 people were served before us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Beaniewoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do P&O ever actually read reviews or try to improve... No The crossing out on 23rd as part of a coach tour group was fine, but the ferry was half if not more than half empty. Not so on our return trip on 27th. Why...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank gardenofengland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheaper than a plane or a train. More relaxing also. But people smoking on the outside decks and terrible food in the restaurant. It will remain a one time experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular, annual ferry travellers with friends for our weekend trip to Northern France and always travel P&O. Both outbound and return on the Spirit of Britain, we were loaded efficiently and quickly. The ferry was nowhere near as busy as usual which made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FlyBacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used the ferry for a change from the Euro Tunnel. To be honest it’s definitely cheaper. We normally get the train as it’s quicker, if your like us and fancy a change I would recommend getting the ferry across. Much better for stretching your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Peter B
11 December 2018|
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Response from Diana B | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge it has been obligatory to carry breathalysers when travelling in France for some years now. Adverts at ferry ports do exaggerate the amount of things one must carry but I understand you must have... More
17 November 2018|
Response from kingsgraphic |
Hi, you can get to Bruges by train (50Euro) going via Lille, but first you have to get to Gare de Calais about 2km on foot I would guess form the ferry port but a long way from the Eurotunnel and this would involve a taxi I... More