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National Strike in France - Eurotunnel & Ferry Service Update 05/12 10.24

The National Strike in France is currently affecting some Eurotunnel and ferry services.


"Our service is running with up to 6 departures per hour. We currently have approximately 30 minutes waiting time pre check-in in France due to high demand. We will of course keep customers updated should the situation evolve significantly during the day."


  • DIEPPE-NEWHAVEN : (05/12/2019- 05:30 – estimated arrival 08:30)
  • DIEPPE-NEWHAVEN : (05/12/2019- 18:00 - estimated arrival 21:00)
  • NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE : (04/12/2019- 23:00 - estimated arrival 04:00)
  • NEWHAVEN-DIEPPE : (05/12/2019- 10:00 - estimated arrival 15:00)

P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries are not shipping unaccompanied units at the moment due to ongoing strikes in France.

The driver accompanied service will not be affected. However, all sailings on their Calais – Tilbury service have been cancelled.


There are major delays pre check-in due to strikes in France. Dover TAP in place and Buffer Zone in use. P&O Ferries Dover are currently checking in for the 09.55hrs & 11.00hrs sailings, these are due to sail on time.


There are major delays of 1.5hrs - 2hrs pre check in due to strikes in France. Buffer Zone in use. P&O Ferries are currently checking in for 10.50hrs, the next is @ 13.05hrs.

05 December 2019

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