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Travel Information between Cambridge and Dover

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £59 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSoutheastern

Travel 89 miles (143 km) by train between Cambridge and Dover. Southeastern is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Dover.

How to Travel from Cambridge to Dover

There are a number of options when it comes to travelling from Cambridge to Dover. Luxury coaches or high-speed trains make for a comfortable and leisurely journey, irrespective of the budget or timescale for travel. Steeped in history and culture, Cambridge offers attractions for everyone. Visit the famous Cambridge University and marvel at the fine architecture.

Characterised by spectacular and majestic white cliffs, Dover boasts a host of things to do, such as Kearnsey Abbey Gardens. These beautiful gardens are the natural habitat for an array of wildlife.

Train: South Eastern, Great Northern and Abellio Greater Anglia offer multiple services each day from Cambridge Train Station to Dover Priory. The first train of the day departs at 5:45 a.m. and the final journey departs from Cambridge at 23:22 p.m. The journey involves two or three changes, depending on the time of the travel and the average duration is 2 hours and 30 minutes, to 8 hours and 30 minutes.

Bus: National Express service the route from Cambridge Bus Station to Dover Eastern Docks Station daily. There are numerous services throughout the day and evening, with the majority of routes involving one change. The journey duration is approximately 6 hours.

Travelling from Cambridge to Dover: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Cambridge to Dover? For passengers looking to travel from Cambridge to Dover on a budget, it is recommended to take the bus.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Cambridge to Dover? If speed is a factor of importance, then it's best to take the to reach Dover from Cambridge by train, when there is only one required change.

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FAQs

How do you get from Cambridge to Dover?

Getting from Cambridge to Dover includes taking a train.

How many miles from Cambridge to Dover would I travel?

The distance from Cambridge to Dover is approximately 89 miles (143 km).

When going from Cambridge to Dover, where do I depart from Cambridge and where do I arrive in Dover?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cambridge to Dover:

  • Trains most often depart from Cambridge at Cambridge and arrive in Dover at Dover Priory.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cambridge to Dover?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cambridge to Dover, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Southeastern can take you to Dover by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Southeastern from Cambridge to Dover for £59.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cambridge to Dover?

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

How early should I book Cambridge to Dover tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cambridge to Dover, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets cost £59 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Dover from Cambridge online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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