London to Calais with DFDS: Duty-Free Shopping Day Trip
Calais Duty Free Shop Full-day DFDS host on board Coach transport from Greenwich, Bromley, Bexleyheath, Dover DFDS ferry transport + meals included
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06:55-10:15 - Pick-Ups in South London
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: North Greenwich, Bromley, Bexleyheath and Dover. Full details of each pick-up location will be on your e-ticket.
10:30 - 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.
11:55 - Depart Dover by DFDS Ferry
This is the approximate time of departure from Dover by DFDS ferry for Calais. Ferry times may change, but your DFDS host will keep you informed on the day. The ferry crossing will take around 1.5 hours, and a complimentary meal is included while on board.
15:15 - Arrive at Calais & DFDS Duty Free Shop
This is the approximate time of arrival in Calais. We will head straight to the DFDS Duty Free Shop at Calais. 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.
17:15 - 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.
18:00 - Depart Calais by DFDS Ferry
We depart Calais by DFDS ferry and enjoy another complimentary meal on board as we cross the Channel.
18:30 - Arrive at Dover
We arrive at the DFDS Dover ferry terminal and depart Dover at around 19:00.
19:15-22:00 - 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 19:15, then Bexleyheath & Bromley, with our final drop-off at North Greenwich being at around 22:00.
DFDS Calais Duty Free Shopping: London Route
Up to 50% Lower Prices than the High Street
- Return coach travel from Greenwich, Bromley, Bexleyheath, Dover
- Return ferry crossings Dover to Calais
- Meals included on both ferry crossings
- Time for shopping at the new Calais Duty Free Shop
- DFDS host on board
- Priority/fast track through border controls with DFDS
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