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

To get from Dover to London on Fri Aug 06 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a bus because it's the best combination of price and speed.

18:10Dover3h10 21:20London
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£121One-way
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18:10Dover3h10 21:20London
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07:15Dover3h05 10:20London
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09:15Dover3h05 12:20London
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£131One-way
11:20Dover3h00 14:20London
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Fri
6 Aug
£50Southeastern
£12National Express
Sat
7 Aug
£13Southeastern
£12National Express
Sun
8 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Mon
9 Aug
£50Southeastern
£8National Express
Tue
10 Aug
£13Southeastern
£7National Express
Wed
11 Aug
£50Southeastern
£8National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£50Southeastern
£7National Express
Fri
13 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
14 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
15 Aug
£13Southeastern
£8National Express
Mon
16 Aug
£13Southeastern
£7National Express
Tue
17 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
18 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Thu
19 Aug
£13Southeastern
£7National Express
Fri
20 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sat
21 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express
Sun
22 Aug
£33Southeastern
£9National Express
Mon
23 Aug
£50Southeastern
£9National Express
Tue
24 Aug
£50Southeastern
£9National Express
Wed
25 Aug
£13Southeastern
£9National Express

Travel Information between Dover and London

distanceDistance66 miles (107 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 1 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southeastern

Take a coach or train to travel 66 miles (107 km) from Dover to London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 37 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 route are National Express or Southeastern among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Dover to London.

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Travel from Dover to London
Travel to London 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 Dover to London.
FAQs
What are my Dover to London travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to London from Dover. You can take a coach or train.

How many miles are between Dover and London

The Dover to London distance is approximately 66 miles (107 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Dover and in London?

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

  • Coaches from Dover to London most often leave from Dover, Pencester Road (stop X) and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains from Dover to London most often leave from Dover Priory and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me from Dover to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dover to London:

  • You can go to London from Dover by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £11 with National Express from Dover to London on Omio.
  • You can travel to London from Dover by train with Southeastern. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £32 with Southeastern from Dover to London.
Can I find a direct route from Dover to London?

Yes, there are direct services available between Dover and London with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with Southeastern.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Dover and London.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to London from Dover?
Looking to extend your trip from Dover to London? Many Omio customers who go from Dover to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Dover and London online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Dover to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £11 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £32 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Dover to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Dover and London?

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 generally £21 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £32 from Dover to London.

What is the fastest way from Dover to London?

The fastest way from Dover to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 37 min.

Other travel options to London from Dover can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 55 min   on average.

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