For your self drive trips to France and Belgium on the Folkestone to Calais route, we recommend Eurotunnel
Freedom and flexibility
Taking your car to the continent offers you complete independence.
Eurotunnel is the fastest cross-channel operator so you arrive on the continent, in only 35 minutes.
Direct Motorway links
On leaving the shuttle expect excellent motorway networks to keep you moving.
Eurotunnel offers a reliable and frequent service from Folkestone to Calais - up to 3 departures an hour during peak periods.
How does it work?
Proceed to the Self Check-In lanes signposted and look out for the kiosks situated before the main booths.
• Simply key-in the eight digit booking reference number that we will give you and follow the instructions displayed on the touch screen to obtain your hanger.
• Once your hanger is printed, you can proceed to the Passenger Terminal Building for some last minute shopping or, if your letter corresponds to the next departure, go straight to the allocation lanes.
The process is exactly the same for your return journey. It really couldn't be easier!
FlexiPlus ~ Why not take an upgrade?
FlexiPlus fares are perfect for travellers requiring convenience and flexibility - turn up early or late; you can travel on the next available shuttle. The benefits are;
Relax and enjoy your journey without having to worry about arriving on time for your departure.
• Priority Check-in
As a FlexiPlus customer you have use of exclusive Check-in booths and you will be offered the next available departure.
• Designated parking place
If stopping off for a bite to eat or last minute shopping then you are entitled to park in the designated spaces close to the Passenger Terminal Buildings.
Please note - All travelers should check the Eurotunnel website before departure for the latest train updates
For alternative short sea crossings, please contact us for more information.
We are pleased to work with the following transport operators for Western Channel and North Sea crossings: P&O Ferries Brittany Ferries Norfolk Line
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