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

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 London Kings Cross  •  2 h 33 min

$59 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. 007 / ...

$22 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 44 min

$62 - $90

Train via London Bridge  •  3 h 48 min

$64 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. 120.5 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to Dover via London Kings Cross and St Pancras International in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Dover via London Bow, Bow Church DLR, and Lewisham Station in around 5 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Bridge to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge to London Bow
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Lewisham Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cambridge and Dover is 145 km. The road distance is 193 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Dover is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 5 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Dover is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £19 - £28.

No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Dover. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Dover. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) via Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Cambridge to Dover, including transfers.