The Newhaven to Dieppe ferry is a popular route between England and France. It takes you about 4 hours with this route and you sail and arrive in the south of England or France. Here you can continue your way to your destination.
Ferry Dieppe – Newhaven
The ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe is a good route for anyone travelling from the south of England to France. Newhaven is only 20 minutes by car from the town of Brighton. London and Cardiff are also very close by. It is a popular route from the UK to France, next to alternatives like Dover to Calais & Portsmouth Le Havre. It is also a great option if you travel to Paris by ferry.
Currently, this route is only sailed by the shipping company DFDS. The ferry leaves about three times a day, taking about 4 hours. You could also choose to sail at night, then on the road/boat for an hour longer, but then you can relax and arrive in England early in the morning.
This route is an excellent alternative to ensure border controls are run effectively (fast) without severe delay, as this is the only large ferry leaving Dieppe and Newhaven.
It's a good alternative to avoid the hassle of border controls at Calais-Dover.
Routemap Newhaven Dieppe
On this map, you can find the crossing from Newhaven to Dieppe.
Timetable Newhaven – Dieppe
The route from Newhaven to Dieppe is sailed about three times a day. Usually, the times per departure will be approximately the same, but there will sometimes be some slack. It is, therefessentialrtant to keep a close eye on the times on the DFDS site.
In order to give the best possible overview of the times that the ferry sails, we have placed a schedule below of the times that the shipping company usually uses:
- Please note that local times apply for departures especially if you take the crossing back to the European mainland.
- Please note that times may change depending on weather conditions.
- The check-in at DFDS closes 45 minutes before departure, so make sure you are there.
Timetable Dieppe - Newhaven
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Timetable Newhaven - Dieppe
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Departure, sailing time & arrival
At DFDS you must be on board and checked in at least 45 minutes in advance. So make sure you are on time.
The departure address of the DFDS boats from Newhaven is:
Newhaven Ferry Port
Rail Approach Newhaven
This crossing takes about 4 hours. If you choose to take the route at night, it will take you about 5 hours. As the crow flies, the distance between Dieppe and Newhaven is 125 km.
In France, you arrive in the harbor of Dieppe. From there you can continue your onward journey. The DFDS terminal is for navigation:
Dieppe Ferry Terminal
7, Quai Gaston Lalitte
Ferry costs Newhaven – Dieppe
Depending on how (with or without a car, caravan, etc.) and when (peak or low season) you make the crossing, there are also costs associated with the crossing. Below is an indication of the costs and prices of these crossings.
- 1 person, single ticket: €39,-
- 2 persons, return ticket: €116,-
- 2 persons, return ticket car: €149
Frequently asked questions
The crossings from France to England are popular among travellers from Europe. Therefore, there are also many questions about these frequently booked crossings
How long does the crossing to Dieppe take?
Can you travel by car from Newhaven to Dieppe?
Can the dog come on board?
How much does the crossing by car cost?
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