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Gatwick Airport to Dover Harbour transfer
Due to being so close to continental Europe Dover Port is today the busiest cross channel port of England with a traffic that goes up to 18million passengers per year. Dover port is only 34 kilometers from Calais with regular ferry services.
Daily ferry services are provided with departures taking place every 20 minutes without delays or baggage restrictions. Many passengers choose to cross the channel using Dover port as they can enjoy high quality services, full facilities on offer along with interesting surroundings to visit on spare time.
There are four ferry companies that operate from Dover connecting to Calais, Boulogne and Dunkerque.
SpeedFerries services operate from the Hoverport at the Western Docks.
Norfolkline operate from the Eastern Docks Ferry Port.
P&O Ferries operate from the Eastern Docks Ferry Port.
SeaFrance operate from the Eastern Docks Ferry Port.
Places of Interest:
There are plenty of things to see in the surrounding port area so you could take advantage combining your trip with a beautiful one-day excursion.
The beautiful white cliffs, Dover Castle (and its ghost), Dover museum and the Old Town Gaol are just the main attractions. Dover city is vibrant famous for its street theatre along with many things to do, plenty of pubs, bars and restaurants.
The White Cliffs of Dover
Enjoy the superb views of those cliffs that are strongly connected with British history playing a key role as the first frontline. Nowadays they are voted to be one of Britain’s most beloved sights offering amazing views as you enter or leave the port as well as being a great place for walks.
In case you have half a day available or more to spend you should not miss visiting Dover Castle. Dover Castle is located on the majestic White Cliffs offering unique medieval scenery including secret passages, tunnels and there are rumors that it is haunted as well. It is open from 10am daily.