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There are 5 ways to get from Brighton to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$64 - $92

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

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

$19 - $26

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hampden Park (Sussex)
  2. Take the train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Ashford International
  3. Take the train from Ashford International to Dover Priory

$50 - $78

Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  2. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station to Dover Priory station 102 - the Wave

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover 103.8 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Dover is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Dover is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Dover. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Dover via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Dover. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Dover is 67 miles. The road distance is 103.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Brighton to Dover, including transfers.

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Brighton to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Dover train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Dover is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Dover.
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  • Distance: 66.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Brighton to Dover via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 43 min.

Train operators
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Ashford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to Hampden Park (Sussex)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Hastings
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station to Dover Priory station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
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 Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brighton to Dover is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Brighton to Dover.

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