Duration 2h 58m
Distance 140.1 miles
Average price £79
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Ely takes 2h 58m and the fastest train takes 2h 32m. The train service runs several times per day from Dover to Ely. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Dover Priory
  2. London Kings Cross
  3. Ely
2h 46m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£60 - £96

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Ely. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Ely via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Dover and Ely is 99 miles. The road distance is 140.1 miles.

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Dover to Ely train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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Dover to Ely train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Ely station.

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There are 419+ hotels available in Ely. Prices start at £75 per night.

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