Car parking at the Port of Dover

Safe, Secure and Convenient Parking at Dover Port While You're Away

For visitors connecting with a ferry crossing either as a foot passenger or by joining a coach party or cruise ship, car parking at Dover Port offers options to suit everyone's needs.

Book Cruise Car Parking at Dover Port

Save time and avoid any queues by booking your car parking quickly and easily with our secure, on-line car parking reservation system.

Please be advised our cruise car parks will be operating with reduced capacity this year, therefore all parking will be outside and pre-booking is essential to guarantee a space.


BOOK YOUR CAR PARKING HERE


Park Mark approved

All Port of Dover car parks proudly display the Park Mark sign awarded to car parks that have been vetted by the Police for safety and security.

Long stay or short stay, we've made sure that all of the Port's public car parks have the following facilities for your peace of mind:

  • National 'Secure Car Park' status
  • Clear signs showing directions to each car park
  • Clear displays of parking charges at each car park entrance
  • Regular security patrols of parking areas.

Cruise passenger car parking

Car disembarking at Dover Ferry Port

Book your car parking on-line and within minutes you'll have reserved your car parking space close to the Cruise Terminal buildings so when you arrive, simply hand your baggage to a porter and you can begin your holiday calm and relaxed and ready for your cruise.

Please be advised our cruise car parks will be operating with reduced capacity this year, therefore all parking will be outside and pre-booking is essential to guarantee a space.

Car parkingTariff
Turn up and park for cruises, per day charge for the first 15 days £10.79
Thereafter per day£8.74
Pre-booked parking for cruises, per day charge for the first 15 days£8.74
Thereafter per day£7.20
Minimum charge for car parking at the Cruise Terminals£43.69

A cancellation fee of £15.93 will be charged for ALL cancellations. Cancellations received 7 working days or more before the first parking date shall be refunded in full, less the cancellation fee referred to above. Cancellations received less than 7 working days before the first parking date shall be refunded at 50% of the parking cost, less than cancellation fee. Unused parking days will not be refunded. No refunds shall be given on cancellations received on or after the first date.

Car parking charges include VAT. 

Important: Dover Cruise Port will not be able to guarantee car parking spaces during peak months (July, August & September) to customers who have not pre-booked. We therefore recommend you book your cruise car parking space as early as you can to avoid disappointment. At certain times during peak periods, alternative car parking on other Dover Harbour Board sites will be available to passengers in addition to the Cruise Terminal parking.

Ferry passenger car parking

Cars in parking lanes at Dover Ferry Port

Short and long-stay parking is available to all passengers at the main multi-storey car park at the entrance to the Ferry Terminal.

Tickets for the car park are issued by machine as you enter with the parking charge payable when you arrive back to collect your car. On your return, you must pay your parking fee at the pay machines in the Arrivals Hall before retrieving your car.

Whether you're leaving or collecting your car, there are lifts available to take you to and from your parking level.

The height restriction of the Multi Storey car park is 2 metres. For overheight vehicles we allow parking in our "Staff & Permit holders car park", adjacent to the multi-storey, all car parks are accessible 24hrs a day. To get to this car park, simply follow the signage for the multi storey, and the park is located on the left hand side, just before the entrance to the Multi storey

Please note: free parking in front of the Travel Centre is restricted to 15 minutes.

2014 multi-storey car park charges:

TimeTariff
Up to 2 hours£3.30
2 to 6 hours£8.10
6 to 12 hours£10.30
12 to 16 hours£12.90
16 to 23 hours£16.50
 24 hours£20.60
 48 hours £24.20
 Thereafter (per day) £6.70

A cancellation fee of £10.80 will be charged for ALL cancellations. Cancellations received 7 working days or more before the first parking date shall be refunded in full, less the cancellation fee referred to above. Cancellations received less than 7 working days before the first parking date shall be refunded at 50% of the parking cost, less than cancellation fee. Unused parking days will not be refunded. No refunds shall be given on cancellations received on or after the first date.

Car parking charges include VAT. 

Terms & Conditions

Our terms & conditions apply to all car parking areas within the Port. See our Car Parking Terms & Conditions. [PDF].

Customers wishing to make a reservation for the MSCP at the Eastern Docks are advised to contact the Port of Dover Car Parking Reservation Team on 0844 504 1771 between 0830 hrs and 1700hrs Monday to Thursday and 0830 hrs and 1600 hrs on Friday.  Please note the office is closed on Bank Holidays

Need to get in touch?

Please contact us for more information about car parking at the Port of Dover.