There are 8 ways to get from Bristol to Dover by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  3 h 41 min

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

$101 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 5 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 Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) 007 / ...

$23 - $31

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$102 - $173

Bus, train  •  7 h 28 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 30 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 59 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

Fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Southend (SEN) BRS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$263 - $446

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Dover is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Dover is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 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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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Bristol to Dover, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Bristol, Bus Station and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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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 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Dover via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
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 Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Bristol to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Bristol to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
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 41 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 - $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
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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

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