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LD Lines Ferries - Dover Boulogne ferry crossings

Dover Boulogne ferries with LD Lines.

LD Lines has announced that it is withdrawing the car and passenger ferry service between Dover and Boulogne as from September 5th 2010. No carrier currently sails between Dover and Boulogne.

LD Lines no longer offers ferry crossings to France or Spain from the UK
LD Lines Portsmouth to Le Havre route operated by Brittany Ferries and DFDS Seaways
Transmanche Ferries Newhaven to Dieppe route now operated by DFDS Seaways
LD Lines and Europa Ferries Ramsgate Ostend no longer operated

For other ferry crossings between the UK and France, as well as Ireland and the rest of Europe:
visit our ferry information page.

The conventional ferry crossings take 1 hour 45 minutes quayside to ld line ship dover boulognequayside. LD Lines ferry service from Dover to Boulogne is operated by their ships the "Norman Spirit" and "Norman Trader". Between them the two ships operate up to 14 return crossings daily.

Both ships were launched in 2006, so enjoy the latest in facilities and technology to ensure an enjoyable crossing. These superb new ships are capable of speeds of up to 22 knots (about 25 mph), and their ultra-modern stabilizers mean optimum comfort whatever the weather.

There's plenty of room on board for relaxation, including a magnificent panoramic lounge. The elegant surroundings of the bar and restaurant are more in keeping with a cruise ship than a ferry. Use the trip for some shopping in the boutique and leave the little ones in the children's play-areas.

The ships sail from Dover's Eastern Docks, right next to the end of the A2 and A20, so easy to find and well signposted. If you already have tickets you just follow the signs to the LD Lines' check-in kiosks. Tickets on arrival can be purchased in the ticket office on the right as you enter the port area. Dover is about an hour's drive down the M20/A20 from its junction with the M25.

Boulogne is one of the more attractive channel ports, with an interesting old town at the top of the hill. The A16 to Paris and Rouen (or Calais and Lille in the other direction) passes by the town, while there is a dual carriageway connection to the A26 for drivers heading east towards Reims or Aachen.

ld lines logo dover boulogneLD Lines has built its reputation on providing value for money without sacrificing comfort and quality. So why not try them and see just how much you get for your money?