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Newhaven to Dieppe Ferries

Book a Newhaven to Dieppe ferry from just £87 one-way for a car plus 2 people. The historic fishing port has an impressive 21 sailings per week to it from the port of Newhaven.

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Newhaven to Dieppe ferry crossing with cliffs

Ferry crossings from Newhaven to Dieppe

The Newhaven-Dieppe crossing can be a great alternative to the more popular Dover-Calais route. Newhaven is situated between Brighton and Eastbourne, making it easily accessible from the M25 and other motorways. Dieppe is around 100 miles south of Calais and tends to be a better option if you’re travelling to Paris or Southern France.

DFDS is the only ferry operator that provides sailings on the Newhaven to Dieppe route, with crossings taking as little as 4 hours.


Book a ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe

from £87

Newhaven – Dieppe Ferry Timetable & Sailings

DFDS operates up to 3 sailings per day on the Newhaven to Dieppe crossing.

Check-in closes 45 minutes before the departure time, with the crossing taking 4 to 5 hours in total. All departure/arrival times listed in the timetables are local times and are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Newhaven to Dieppe Timetable (October – April)

Oct – AprDepartureArrival
Mon – Fri11:0016:00
Mon – Fri23:0004:00

Newhaven to Dieppe Timetable (May – September)

May – SepDepartureArrival
Mon – Sun09:3014:45
Mon – Sun17:0022:00
Mon – Sun23:0004:00

During the summer school holidays there is an additional ferry each Saturday/Sunday departing at 05:30 and arriving at 10:30. During this period the 09:30 ferry each Saturday/Sunday is replaced with a service departing at 11:00 and arriving at 16:00

Dieppe to Newhaven Timetable (October – April)

Oct – AprDepartureArrival
Mon – Fri06:3009:30
Mon – Fri18:0021:00

Dieppe to Newhaven Timetable (May – September)

May – SepDepartureArrival
Mon – Sun12:0015:00
Mon – Sun18:0021:00
Mon – Sun23:5902:59

During the summer school holidays there is an additional ferry each Saturday/Sunday departing at 06:30 and arriving at 09:30.

Facilities on the Newhaven to Dieppe Route

DFDS use the Cote D’Albatre ferry, alongside sister ship MS Seven Sisters, for the Newhaven-Dieppe crossing.

Boasting a range of facilities including restaurants, play areas, shops and bars, they’re fully equipped to make your 4 hour voyage as enjoyable as possible.

All passengers will benefit from quiet lounges fitted with reclining seats – perfect for a quick snooze on any early morning or evening sailings. Make sure you checkout the Beachy Head Bar, which is a split-level bar offering the best views out to sea during your sailing to France.

For those looking for some additional privacy during your cross-channel crossing there are private cabins available for an additional fee.

Two wheelchair-accessible toilets can be found on decks 6 and 7, with disabled access available on/off each ship.

Common questions on ferries to Dieppe from Newhaven

How long is the ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe?

The average duration for most crossings on the route is 4 hours. Due to time differences between the 2 ports you’ll lose an hour on the crossing to Dieppe and gain an hour on the crossing back to Newhaven.

How early should I arrive at the Newhaven ferry port?

Check-in usually opens 1.5 hours before the sailing time and closes 45 minutes before departure. It’s advised that you allow plenty of time for potential traffic delays and make use of nearby facilities if you arrive with plenty of time to spare.

Can I leave my car at Newhaven?

Both short and long stay car parks are available at Newhaven port if you’re looking to travel as a foot-passenger.

Do I have to check in my luggage?

There’s no requirement to check in any luggage and there are no restrictions on weight when you book a DFDS Newhaven-Dieppe ferry.



  • 3 sailings daily from Newhaven to Dieppe
  • 4 hour journey time

*Price one-way for car + 2 people