The fastest buses from Dover to London

Showing times and prices for 6 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 55 m

Average

3 h 11 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

108 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Dover for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 108 km distance in an average of 3 h 11 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 55 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 55 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
14:25Dover2h55 17:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
2nd Fastest
11:20Dover3h00 14:20London
0 changes
£111One-way
09:15Dover3h05 12:20London
0 changes
£121One-way
07:15Dover3h05 10:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
18:10Dover3h10 21:20London
0 changes
£101One-way

COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
6 Aug
£45Southeastern
£10National Express
Sat
7 Aug
£12Southeastern
£10National Express
Sun
8 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Mon
9 Aug
£45Southeastern
£7National Express
Tue
10 Aug
£12Southeastern
£7National Express
Wed
11 Aug
£45Southeastern
£7National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£45Southeastern
£7National Express
Fri
13 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Sat
14 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Sun
15 Aug
£12Southeastern
£7National Express
Mon
16 Aug
£12Southeastern
£7National Express
Tue
17 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Wed
18 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Thu
19 Aug
£12Southeastern
£7National Express
Fri
20 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Sat
21 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express
Sun
22 Aug
£30Southeastern
£8National Express
Mon
23 Aug
£45Southeastern
£8National Express
Tue
24 Aug
£45Southeastern
£8National Express
Wed
25 Aug
£12Southeastern
£8National Express

The cheapest buses from Dover to London

Showing times and prices for 6 Aug

Cheapest

£10

Average

£11

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Dover to London will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

Cheapest
14:25Dover2h55 17:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
Cheapest
18:10Dover3h10 21:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
Cheapest
05:25Dover3h55 09:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
Cheapest
07:15Dover3h05 10:20London
0 changes
£101One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:20Dover3h00 14:20London
0 changes
£111One-way

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Coach Information from Dover to London

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Dover to London cover the 66 miles (107 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £9, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Dover Priory and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Coach companies

Dover to London with National Express

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach between Dover and London with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable coach ride from Dover to London with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance coach operator. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express coach timetable for the Dover to London trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming journey. You can take a coach with National Express for the 66 miles (107 km) journey from Dover to London with prices starting as low as £7. Select from three different ticket options: 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. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap coach from Dover to London on Omio today!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Dover to London:

  • 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.

Buses From Dover To London: Journey Details

Buses offer a quick and convenient way to travel the 108 kilometres from Dover to London. National Express operates 11 direct services each day with the first leaving at 4:50 a.m. and the last departure at 8:00 p.m. Travel time ranges between 2 hours and 20 minutes and 3 hours and 10 minutes. The faster services make several stops including Dover Ferry Port, Whitfield, and Canterbury. The slower service calls at Folkestone, Hythe, Maidstone, and others.

Taking the Bus from Dover

Buses from Dover to London depart from Pencester Road near Market Square in the centre of town. Taxis may be scarce but many Stagecoach bus routes pass along this road providing extensive connections to other destinations in the city and around Kent. Dover Priory train station is located some 10 minutes walk away. Coaches also call at Dover Ferry Port but do not visit the cruise terminal which is about 1.4 kilometres away. The Ferry Port coach stop has waiting rooms, cafes and other facilities.

Getting into London by Bus

London is a modern, cosmopolitan city with a rich and royal history and a wealth of attractions. Along with great shopping and dining, visitors can enjoy the many green parks, celebrated monuments, world-famous museums, art galleries, concert halls and theatres. Buses from Dover to London terminate at the capital's main transport hub of Victoria Coach Station. The adjacent Victoria Bus Station is a major terminus for London buses. Many bus routes pass by the front of the coach station including the 22, 211, 239, C1 and C10, along with the N11 and N44 night buses. Nearby Eccleston Place features a taxi stand. Victoria mainline station, located 600 metres away, features the Gatwick Express and is on the Victoria, District and Circle underground lines.

Travel Tips

Buses from Dover to London
Take the bus 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.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from Dover to London?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach to London from Dover for as little as £7  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Dover to London on average?
The Dover to London coach ticket price is on average £9  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Dover to London by coach?
The Dover to London coach distance is approximately 66 miles (107 km).
How many hours does it take from Dover to London by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 66 miles (107 km) between Dover and London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Dover to London is on average 2 h 55 min.
What station does the Dover to London coach leave from? Which London coach station do I come into from Dover?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dover Priory   and arriving in London, Victoria Coach Station.

Where is the coach station in Dover to go to London? Where is the coach station in London located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Dover Priory, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dover.

The most popular arrival coach station, London, Victoria Coach Station, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of London.

What coach companies offer a service from Dover to London?
Take the Dover to London coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey from Dover to London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct coaches between Dover and London?
Yes, there are direct coaches from Dover to London per day with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
When is the earliest coach from Dover to London? When is the last coach from Dover to London?
The first Dover to London coach departs at 06: 15   and the last coach from Dover to London leaves at 17: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Dover to London coach schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy coach tickets between Dover and London to score the best deals?
You can find a coach to London from Dover to cost on average £9 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Dover to London coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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