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.
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2 h 55 m
3 h 11 m
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Of the 6 buses that leave London for Dover every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||66 miles (107 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€8)|
|Coach companies||Infobus or National Express|
Coaches from London to Dover cover the 66 miles (107 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Infobus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal.
You can travel by coach from London to Dover with National Express for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 to Dover from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers book a coach from London Victoria to Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Dover.
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