There are 7 ways to get from Bristol to Dover by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via St Pancras International  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$101 - $174

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$29 - $37

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory

$101 - $174

Bus, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$50 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Dover 194.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to London City, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London City (LCY) BRS - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$190 - $667

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$96 - $317

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Dover, Dofras Place via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Dover is 171 miles. The road distance is 194.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dover without a car is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Bristol to Dover, including transfers.

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Bristol to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Dover is to train which takes 3 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bristol to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol to Dover is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Bristol to Dover.

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BMI Regional, Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Dover.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Dover via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Dover via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
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 Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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