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Bus Information between Dover and Canterbury

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Dover to Canterbury cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses from Dover to Canterbury

Find the best trip between Dover and Canterbury with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Dover to Canterbury. As the UK’s leading long-distance bus company, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket options for the Dover to Canterbury journey, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by bus. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 14 miles (22 km) between Dover and Canterbury.

All buses from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long journey. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Dover to Canterbury bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets from Dover to Canterbury due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Dover to Canterbury
Take the bus to Canterbury easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dover to Canterbury.
How many miles is it from Dover to Canterbury by bus?
The Dover to Canterbury bus distance is approximately 14 miles (22 km).
What bus station in Dover goes to Canterbury? What bus station do I come into Canterbury from Dover?

Some of the Dover bus stations to Canterbury you can start your journey from include Dover, Pencester Road (stop X), Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and Dover, Eastern Docks. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Canterbury include Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, St. Georges Lane and Canterbury, Park and Ride.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dover Priory   and arriving in Canterbury, Bus Station.

Where is the bus station in Dover? Where is the bus station in Canterbury?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Dover Priory, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Canterbury, Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus providers go from Dover to Canterbury?
If you're looking for buses from Dover to Canterbury, you can rely on National Express to get you to Canterbury. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Dover to Canterbury trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dover (Cruise Terminal)
Dover (Ferry Port)
Dover (Town Centre)