Duration 3h 42m
Distance 195.5 miles
Average price £110
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Bristol and Dover takes 3h 42m and the fastest train takes 2h 48m. There is an hourly train service 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 • 3h 34m

  1. Bristol Temple Meads
  2. St Pancras International
  3. Dover
3h 34m
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Bristol to Dover train times

Trains run hourly between Bristol and Dover. The service departs Bristol at 21:00 at night, which arrives into Dover at 00:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Bristol to Dover? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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 34m.

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The distance between Bristol and Dover is 171 miles. The road distance is 195.5 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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