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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$80 - $159

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover National Express / ...

$23 - $31

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Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$104 - $154

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover 201.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Dover is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Dover is to train which costs £60 - £130 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Dover via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Dover. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Dover is 167 miles. The road distance is 201.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Dover without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £60 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Birmingham to Dover, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Dover train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Dover is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £60 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Dover.
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  • Distance: 167.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Dover via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Birmingham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dover station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Dover is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Birmingham to Dover.

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