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Duration 3h 34m
Distance 195.4 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Dover takes 3h 34m and the fastest train takes 2h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Bristol to Dover. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London

  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Dover
3h 42m
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£80 - £120

Bristol to Dover train times

Trains run hourly between Bristol and Dover. The earliest departure is at 05:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Bristol is at 22:40 which arrives into Dover at 07:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Dover. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Dover Priory via Paddington and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Bristol and Dover is 171 miles. The road distance is 195.4 miles.

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Bristol to Dover train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Bristol to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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There are 321+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £75 per night.

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