London to Dover bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from London to Dover

Showing times and prices for May 22


Fastest Journey

3 h


3 h 13 m

Buses per day



108 km

Cheap bus tickets from London to Dover start from $21 with an average ticket price of $25.

The fastest bus from London to Dover takes 3h in comparison to an average duration of 3h 13m and covers a distance of 108 km.

4 buses leave London for Dover every day with 4 travelling directly.

National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
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National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
London, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from London to Dover

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$19 (€17)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Southeastern

Buses from London to Dover cover the 66 miles (107 km) long journey taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like National Express or Southeastern. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $19 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre).

Bus companies: National Express and Southeastern from London to Dover

Find the best buses from London to Dover with Omio's travel partners National Express and Southeastern from $12 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Southeastern is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to Kent, Sussex, Surrey and parts of East Anglia. It runs services from early morning until late at night, seven days a week. Southeastern has a range of train types, including high-speed Javelin trains, commuter-friendly Metro services, and the classic InterCity services. Ticket types include Advance, Off-Peak, Super Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southeastern are London to Kent, London to Eastbourne, and London to Hastings.

Southeastern from London to Dover bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 39 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17

Buses from London to Dover: Journey Details

Bus connections between the capital and coast are frequent. There is a regular direct bus service connecting London Victoria Station and Dover town center and ferry port, provided by National Express. Journey duration varies depending on departure time, with the fastest connection taking around 2 hours and 15 minutes to reach Dover. The first National Express bus to Dover leaves Victoria Station at 7:30 a.m, with services operating roughly every two hours until the final departure at 11:30 p.m. Weekend services follow a very similar timetable. Buses from London to Dover stop at the ferry port before terminating in the town center.

Taking the Bus from London

Victoria Coach Station is located to the south of central London, close to Victoria mainline railway station and an Underground station with stops on the Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line. Bus routes 22, 211, 239 and C1 stop close to the Coach Station, as does the N11 night bus. There is a taxi rank just outside the station, on Eccleston Place.

Getting into Dover by Bus

Dover is the most popular ferry port for journeys to the continent. Its conspicuous landmarks are the imposing medieval castle, dating from the 12th century, and the famous white cliffs, an iconic image of the southern English coast. National Express buses stop at the ferry terminal with passenger lounges, a cafe, shuttle bus connections and a taxi rank. Buses from London to Dover terminate in the center of town at the Pencester Road station, which offers local bus connections, links to major towns in Kent and coastal services. Dover Priory rail station is about 15 minutes walk from the bus terminus.

FAQs: Bus from London to Dover

FAQs: Take the bus from London to Dover with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Dover.
Cheap bus tickets from London to Dover can start from as little as $13 (€11) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for London to Dover is $19 (€17); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time to Dover from London is on average 3 h   for the 66 mile (107 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Dover by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from London to Dover leaves at 8: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from London to Dover leaves at 10: 30 PM.
Take the London to Dover bus with National Express or Southeastern. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from London to Dover as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station. When arriving in Dover, you can end your journey in bus stations like Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre), Dover, Eastern Docks (Foot Passenger Terminal) and Dover, Eastern Docks (DFDS Ferry).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre), located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dover from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from London to Dover is January.
You have options as you can travel between London and Dover 2 different ways: bus or train.

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