Dover Ferry Port, Dover, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 51° 07.703 E 001° 19.853
31U E 383205 N 5665426
Quick Description: This ferry port provides service from Dover, UK to Calais, France.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/1/2014 7:23:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMMK9T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 5

Long Description:
The P&O Ferry Line operates out of the Dover Ferry Port at the Port of Dover, in Kent, UK. The port is accessible by road and rail, and has a multi-storey long-term parking garage for those who choose to leave their auto in Dover. The terminal is about a mile from downtown Dover. Travelers on the ferry will have a great view of the White Cliffs of Dover from the Port and during arrivals/departures from Dover.

Foot passenger travelers are limites to travel between the hours of 08:25 - 19:35 Dover to Calais
and 06:30 - 22:00 Calais to Dover currently (check website for changes)

Travelers must arrive a minimum of 45 minutes before departure (check-in closes 30 minutes before departure). The crossing time between Dover and Calais is about 90 minutes.

While there are 3 ferries operating out of the Dover Port, P&O Ferries is the largest (and thought to be one of the oldest ferry companies in the world, tracing back to 1837).

Below is a list of the P&O Ferries currently operating between Dover and Calais:

•Spirit of Britain
•Spirit of France
•Pride of Burgundy
•Pride of Canterbury
•Pride of Kent


The other two ferry companies operating ot of Dover Port are DFDS Seaways, with five ferries and MyFerryLink,with two ferries.
Body of water served: English Channel

Places served:
Dover to Calais and back.


Terminal / landing address:
Dover Ferry Port
Eastern Dock
Dover, Kent United Kingdom
CT16 1JA


Seasonal: no

Hours of operation (non-scheduled ferry service): From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Dining room / cafeteria: yes

Gift shop: yes

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