How to travel from Dover to London

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Travel Information to London from Dover

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a bus or train to travel 66 miles (107 km) between Dover and London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dover to London.

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from Dover to London

How to get from Dover to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Dover to London is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
04:50PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
National Express
08:20AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers
Dover Priory (DVP)
09:54AMLondon St Pancras International (STP)
0 transfers
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Dover Priory (DVP)
11:11AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
0 transfers
Dover Priory (DVP)
11:21AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
0 transfers
Dover Priory (DVP)
10:41AMLondon Bridge (LBG)
0 transfers
National Express
11:20AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station
0 transfers

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How to get from Dover to London

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Dover to London, 66,67% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Dover to London and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Bus from Dover to London

National Express and Southeastern will get you from Dover to London at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Dover - London travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    FAQs: Travel from Dover to London

    FAQs: Travel to London 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 London.

    There are 2 travel options from Dover to London: bus or train.

    The cheapest way to travel from Dover to London is a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

    This is compared to other travel options from Dover to London:

    Taking a bus costs $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $19 (€17) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to London from Dover is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 6 min.

    Other travel options to London take longer:

    Bus takes on average 2 h 40 min.

    The Dover to London distance is around 66 miles (107 km).

    The average frequency per day from Dover to London is:

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to London from Dover as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dover to London:

      • Buses from Dover to London most often leave from Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Dover Priory and arrive in London Waterloo.

      The following travel companies offer services from Dover to London:

      • Travel with National Express to go to London by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Dover to London tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
      • Travel with Southeastern for trains to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Southeastern Dover to London tickets on Omio for $19 (€17).

      Yes, there are direct services available from Dover to London with the following travel companies:

      • Direct services by bus with National Express.
      • Take a direct train with Southeastern.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Dover.

      Omio customers who travel from Dover to London often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Edinburgh, Manchester, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

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