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Overview: Coach from London to Dover

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from London to Dover cover the 66 miles (107 km) long route taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dover, Pencester Road (stop X).

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National Express from London to Dover

For as little as £9 you can travel by coach from London to Dover with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between London and Dover, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: £9

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from London to Dover 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.

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 centre 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 centre.

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 centre 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.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from London to Dover?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Dover from London for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Dover on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket between London and Dover is £9  one way.
What is the distance from London to Dover via coach?
You should expect to travel around 66 miles (107 km)  from London to Dover by coach.
How long is the coach journey between London and Dover?
On average the London to Dover coach time is 3 h 10 min  covering the 66 miles (107 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station from London to Dover do I depart from? Which Dover coach station from London do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Dover, Pencester Road (stop X).

Where is the London coach station located? Where is the Dover coach station located?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Dover, Pencester Road (stop X), located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from London to Dover?
When taking a coach from London to Dover, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Dover. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between London and Dover and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
When should I book London Dover coach tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from London to Dover is on average £9 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this trip. In general, you can find coach tickets from London to Dover available a few months in advance.