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from Edinburgh to Dover

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Dover

distanceDistance379 miles (612 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £201
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 15 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway

Travel 379 miles (612 km) by flight, coach or train to Dover from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Edinburgh to Dover.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Dover
Travel 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 Edinburgh to Dover.
How do I go from Edinburgh to Dover?

There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dover: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Dover the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dover. Tickets for a coach cost on average £24.

This is compared to other travel options to Dover:

A coach is generally £34 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £58 from Edinburgh to Dover.

A coach is £177 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Dover costing on average £201.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Dover?

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Dover is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 22 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Edinburgh and Dover

The distance from Edinburgh to Dover is approximately 379 miles (612 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Edinburgh to Dover?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Dover is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Dover from Edinburgh as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Dover?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Dover depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Dover, Pencester Road (stop X).
  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Dover Priory.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Edinburgh to Dover?

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

  • EasyJet can take you to Dover by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Edinburgh to Dover for £58.
  • Travel with National Express to go to Dover by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Edinburgh to Dover tickets on Omio for £24.
  • London North Eastern Railway can get you to Dover by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with London North Eastern Railway from Edinburgh to Dover for £201 on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Dover from Edinburgh?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Dover with.
  • You can check for a direct train to Dover with with 7 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel between Edinburgh and Dover?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Dover often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Calais or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Dover itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dover and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Edinburgh to Dover ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £58 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £24 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £201 one way on average for this journey.

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

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