London to Dover

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1 suggested route to go from London to Dover by train, car, bus

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Trip London Dover

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance67 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from London to Dover?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip London Dover. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of London and Dover on a map as well as the route London Dover and the different connecting points (Dover Priory Railway Station, Dover Coach Station, Dover town centre Coach Station, Dover Bus Station Coach Station, Dover Ferry Port Coach Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport London-Dover

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Carpool from London to Dover

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Dover ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for London-Dover rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). Good option for lastminute stay in Dover!

Train London to Dover

Is there a direct train for the London-Dover route?

Yes, it is possible to go from London to Dover by train without making any changes. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a London-Dover train ticket on Vivanoda.

London Dover railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: Southeastern.
Southeastern London Dover

Departure train stations in London

  • London Blackfriars
  • London Waterloo
  • London St Pancras
  • London Charing Cross

Railway stations in Dover

  • Dover Priory

Intercity Train London Dover

The railway station bewteen London and Dover are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Highspeed Train London Dover

This type of trains are the fatest way to travel by train between London and Dover with a speed range from 125mph to 220mph.

London to Dover bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between London and Dover.

Going by bus from London to Dover may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Dover.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London Dover route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The modern buses that you take from London to Dover are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from London to Dover watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!

What are the bus companies operating the London Dover ?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line London Dover.

National Express London Dover

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Dover' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Dover

As soon as the coach stops at Dover, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Dover

Which carriers to travel between London and Dover?

Railway companies
First Capital Connect provides a rail connection London-Ashford with the train from London Blackfriars railway station (1.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Ashford International at arrival (0.4 mi from centre)
Southeastern transports passengers on a rail line from London to Dover with the train Ashford Line which leaves London Charing Cross station to arrive at Dover Priory railway station (England United Kingdom)
South West Trains operates the train journey London-Ashford with the train from London Waterloo railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Ashford (Surrey) at arrival (61.5 mi from centre)
Eurostar provides a rail connection from London to Ashford with the train Eurostar which leaves London St Pancras station to arrive at Ashford International railway station (England United Kingdom)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Dover (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Dover (67.7 mi)
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