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Overview: Train from London to Dover

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€18)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern

Trains from London to Dover cover the 66 miles (107 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Southeastern. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dover Priory.

Trains from London to Dover

Whether you are visiting the cliffs and the castle, or catching a cross-channel ferry, there are plenty of trains from London to Dover every day. All services are run by Southeastern and take between one and two hours. There are fast trains and stopping services, so make sure you book the right one. Services leave all day, from 5:22 am until 00:12 am, so there should be a departure time that works for you.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Dover?

Departure Station: Trains from London to Dover depart from both London Victoria and St. Pancras. The faster trains leave from St. Pancras, which can be reached by suburban rail or underground services with ease. Trains from Victoria are slightly slower. To catch them, take the Tube to Victoria or local buses.

Arrival Station: Trains from Victoria stop at Kearsney, a mile or so outside Dover. From there, the 60 bus runs into Dover. Trains from St. Pancras stop at Dover Priory Station. You can walk to the city center along Folkestone Road or catch buses like the 61A and 63 to reach your destination.

Train tickets from London to Dover: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 13 €
2 weeks earlier 12 €8%
3 weeks earlier 12 €8%
1 month before 13 €0%
2 months earlier 12 €8%
3 months earlier 12 €8%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Dover. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Dover 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 8% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Dover with 2 months in advance you save up to about 8% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 8%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Dover

Travel by train to Dover 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 London to Dover.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from London to Dover cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Dover from London for as low as $17 (€14)  for the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from London to Dover?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Dover train price to come in at an average of $21 (€18)  one way.

What is the distance to Dover from London by train?

The distance to Dover from London by train is approximately 66 miles (107 km).

How long is the train from London to Dover?

While the time it takes to travel 66 miles (107 km) to Dover from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Dover train journey time is on average 1 h 53 min.

What train station in London goes to Dover? What train station do I come into Dover from London?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Dover, you can end your trip in train stations like Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd).

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Dover Priory   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Dover located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Dover Priory, located 0.6 miles (903 m) away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me to Dover from London?

For the journey from London to Dover you can take a train with Southeastern. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from London to Dover on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

What time is the earliest train from London to Dover? What time is the last train from London to Dover?

The earliest train departing from London to Dover leaves at 5: 42 AM. The last train departing from London to Dover leaves at 10: 55 AM. You can find the latest London to Dover train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets between London and Dover to score the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from London to Dover within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€18) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Dover from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Dover
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Dover.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139