What Is The Best Car Ferry Between England And France?

And/or what are the best booking sites? There seem to be loads of ferries between Dover/Folkestone and Calais/Boulogne/Dunkirk, and even more sites on which to book them. I don’t care so much about the route, I really just want to find the cheapest ferry.

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The quickest ferry route by far is Dover and Calais operated by P&O and Seafrance, but there are some other options that are generally cheaper – whilst thr crossing time isn’t that much slower – Try LD Lines to Boulogne or Norfolkline to Dunkerque. Another low cost operator is Transeuropa from Ramsgate to Ostend. I use http://www.aferry.co.uk/dover-ferry-uk.htm – they have search option that allows you to search the cheapest/fastest option s

Try any of the ferry website such as aferry.co.uk , not Hoverspeed though as they went bust a year or 2 back. I live in Kent and travel to France 4-5 times a year, ferry lines use the same system now as airlines, booking well ahead will give the best prices and travelling at night or early morning helps. In the past year we’ve used P&O, Norfolk Line and Seafrance, so there’s no easy answer as to what is the cheapest.
There is also a new player, LD Ferries that started only last month.
Hope this helps

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