Kent to Dunkirk with DFDS: Duty-Free Shopping Day Trip
Dunkirk Duty Free Shop Full-day DFDS host on board Coach transport from Maidstone, Ashford, Folkestone & Dover DFDS ferry transport + meals included
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06:45-08:20 - Pick-Ups in Kent
We offer a range of 4 pick-up points, all of which are easy to reach by public transport or car. You can choose to meet us at whichever pick-up point is most convenient for you: Maidstone, Ashford, Folkestone, and Dover. Full details of each pick-up location will be on your e-ticket.
08:35 - Arrive at Dover Ferry Terminal
This is the approximate time of arrival at Dover Eastern Docks, the DFDS ferry terminal. All passengers may be required to disembark the coach for security checks & border controls, including COVID-related checks. Your DFDS host will be there to assist, and keep you updated on any itinerary changes and timings on the day.
10:00- Depart Dover by DFDS Ferry
This is the approximate time of departure from Dover by DFDS ferry for Dunkirk. Ferry times may change, but your DFDS host will keep you informed on the day. The ferry crossing will take around 2 hours, and a complimentary meal is included while on board.
13:25 - Arrive at Dunkirk & DFDS Duty Free Shop
This is the approximate time of arrival at the Dunkirk ferry terminal. We will head straight to the DFDS Duty Free Shop at Dunkirk. Here you will find a range of products available to purchase such as toys, wines, beers, spirits, perfumes, chocolates and much more at prices up to 50% lower than the UK high street.
15:30 - Return to Coach
We return to the coach and depart the DFDS duty free shop, where our DFDS host will check us in from the coach for the return ferry to save time.
16:00 - Depart Dunkirk by DFDS Ferry
We depart Dunkirk by DFDS ferry and enjoy another complimentary meal on board as we cross the Channel.
17:00 - Arrive at Dover
We arrive at the DFDS Dover ferry terminal and depart Dover at around 17:30.
17:45-19:15 - Drop-offs in Kent & London
You will be dropped off at the same location you chose as your pick-up point. Drop-offs run in reverse order, with Dover Priory being the first drop-off at around 17:45, then Folkestone & Ashford, with our final drop-off at Maidstone East Station being at around 19:15.
DFDS Dunkirk Duty Free Shopping: Kent Route
Up to 50% Lower Prices than the High Street
- Return coach travel from Maidstone, Ashford, Folkestone, Dover
- Return ferry crossings Dover to Dunkirk
- Meals included on both ferry crossings
- Time for shopping at the new Dunkirk Duty Free Shop
- DFDS host on board
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