The charming French ferry port town of Dieppe has the twin advantages of both avoiding the stress of Calais and being the closest port to Paris.
With up to two daily departures from Newhaven, travelsupermarket.com offers affordable and convenient ferries to France. Dieppe lies on France's English Channel coastline in Normandy. As the closest ferry port to Paris, Dieppe is the perfect landing point for travellers looking to travel as directly as possible. Travelsupermarket.com's ferry comparison channel allows you to compare ferry prices between Dieppe, Newhaven and all other routes to France from the UK.
Known for its pebbly beach, fresh fish and particularly its scallops, Dieppe has long been a favourite haunt of the Englishman abroad. Whilst there you can discover a large collection of art in the Chateau de Dieppe (the town cast castle dating back to the medieval period) or walk the quayside and town centre for some quintessential French charm.
As one of the western Channel's quieter ferry ports, Dieppe is a hidden gem which offers those in the know an efficient and low cost ferry service across the English Channel:
DFDS Seaways offer up to two sailings a day, with each sailing taking around four hours.
Dieppe can be found around 195km north-west of Calais. The major route out of Dieppe, the N27, heads south through Rouen before taking you to Paris. Dieppe is also on the SNCF rail network with journeys to Paris via Rouen taking slightly over two hours.
A small and friendly port, Dieppe passenger ferry terminal has been recently updated. Passengers will find: