Duration 2h 29m
Distance 88.3 miles
Average price £64
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Southend-on-Sea and Dover takes 2h 29m and the fastest train takes 1h 51m. There is an hourly train service from Southend-on-Sea 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 • 2h 28m

  1. Southend Victoria
  2. Stratford International
  3. Dover
2h 28m
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Southend-on-Sea to Dover train times

Trains run hourly between Southend-on-Sea and Dover. The earliest departure is at 06:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Southend-on-Sea is at 22:30 which arrives into Dover at 00:41. All services require a transfer at Stratford (London) and take an average of 2h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Dover. However, there are services departing from Southend Victoria and arriving at Dover Priory via Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Dover is 39 miles. The road distance is 88.3 miles.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dover train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Southend Victoria station.

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Southend-on-Sea to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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