The cheapest trains from London to Dover

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Cheapest

£34

Average

£51

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 London to Dover will cost around £ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.

Cheapest
10:10London Victoria1h53 12:03Kearsney
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£341One-way
10:12London St Pancras1h31 11:43Martin Mill
1 changes
£421One-way
09:40London Charing Cross2h03 11:43Martin Mill
0 changes
£471One-way
08:39London Charing Cross1h53 10:32Dover Priory
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£491One-way
08:39London Charing Cross2h04 10:43Martin Mill
0 changes
£491One-way

Timetable London to Dover

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 26 Oct
08:10London Victoria1h53 10:03Kearsney
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08:10London Victoria1h58 10:08Dover Priory
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08:12London St Pancras1h20 09:32Dover Priory
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08:12London St Pancras1h31 09:43Martin Mill
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08:34London St Pancras1h48 10:22Kearsney
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08:34London St Pancras1h06 09:40Dover Priory
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08:39London Charing Cross1h53 10:32Dover Priory
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08:39London Charing Cross2h04 10:43Martin Mill
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09:10London Victoria1h58 11:08Dover Priory
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09:10London Victoria1h53 11:03Kearsney
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09:12London St Pancras1h31 10:43Martin Mill
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09:37London St Pancras1h45 11:22Kearsney
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09:40London Charing Cross2h03 11:43Martin Mill
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10:10London Victoria1h53 12:03Kearsney
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10:12London St Pancras1h31 11:43Martin Mill
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
26 Oct
£32Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£16Southeastern
£9National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Fri
12 Nov
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£12Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
14 Nov
£13Southeastern
£9National Express

The fastest trains from London to Dover

Showing times and prices for 26 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 6 m

Average

1 h 44 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

108 km

Of the 15 trains that leave London for Dover every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 108 km distance in an average of 1 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 4 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
08:34London St Pancras1h06 09:40Dover Priory
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£571One-way
08:12London St Pancras1h20 09:32Dover Priory
1 changes
£571One-way
10:12London St Pancras1h31 11:43Martin Mill
1 changes
£421One-way
08:12London St Pancras1h31 09:43Martin Mill
1 changes
£571One-way
09:12London St Pancras1h31 10:43Martin Mill
1 changes
£571One-way

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Train Information between London and Dover

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€20)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSoutheastern

Trains from London to Dover cover the 66 miles (107 km) long journey 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 trip for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers 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 centre along Folkestone Road or catch buses like the 61A and 63 to reach your destination.

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
What is the price of the cheapest train to Dover from London?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Dover for as low as £12  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from London to Dover on average?
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 £18  one way.
How far is it from London to Dover by train?
The train distance from London to Dover is around 66 miles (107 km).
How long is the train journey from London to Dover?
On average the train from London to Dover duration is 1 h 53 min  for the 66 miles (107 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the London to Dover train leave from? Which Dover train station do I come into from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Dover, your train can arrive in train stations including Dover Priory and Dover, Town Centre (Pencester Rd).

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Dover Priory.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Dover Priory and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Dover.

Which train companies can take me from London to Dover?
When taking a train from London to Dover, you can count on Southeastern for the best way to get you to Dover. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Dover from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any direct trains between London and Dover?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from London to Dover on Omio with Southeastern, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
When can I take the first train from London to Dover? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from London to Dover, the first train leaves at 07: 40. If you prefer late night trains from London to Dover, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 40. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Dover schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Dover from London 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 £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 travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Dover.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
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
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar