How to get from Dover to London

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from Dover to London

You can get from Dover to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

To get from Dover to London on 26 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25Dover Priory1h32 11:57London St Pancras
1 change
£211One-way
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10:25Dover Priory1h32 11:57London St Pancras
1 change
£211One-way
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08:40Dover Priory2h08 10:48London Victoria
2 changes
£301One-way
09:40Dover Priory2h08 11:48London Victoria
2 changes
£301One-way
08:25Dover Priory1h29 09:54London St Pancras
1 change
£411One-way

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Travel Information between Dover and London

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £34 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a coach or train to travel 66 miles (107 km) to London from Dover. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dover to London.

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FAQs

There are 2 ways to get from Dover to London: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Dover to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £23 less than a train, which costs on average £34 for this trip.

The fastest way from Dover to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options between Dover and London can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

London is approximately 66 miles (107 km) away from Dover.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dover to London:

  • Most travellers board their train from Dover Priory and arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Dover to London tickets on Omio for £11.
  • Travel with Southeastern to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Southeastern Dover to London tickets on Omio for £34.

Yes, there are direct routes from Dover to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to London with National Express.
  • You can check for a direct train to London with Southeastern.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Many of our customers travelling from Dover to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Dover and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £34 one way on average.

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

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