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

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Train via Redhill  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to Redhill
  3. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  4. Take the train from Tonbridge to Dover Priory

$63 - $96

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Bus National Express  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichester to Gatwick Airport London North 206
  2. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London North to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover 007

$34 - $43

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Hastings
  3. Take the train from Hastings to Ashford International

$67 - $104

Bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichester, Cathedral to Littlehampton, Anchor Springs
  2. Take the bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square
  3. Take the bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road
  4. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road to Hastings Town Centre, station
  5. Take the bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station 70
  6. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station to Dover Priory station

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chichester to Dover 120.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chichester to Dover is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chichester to Dover is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chichester to Dover. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Dover via Gatwick Airport London North and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chichester to Dover. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Dover Priory via Horsham, Redhill and Tonbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Chichester and Dover is 94 miles. The road distance is 120.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chichester to Dover without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Chichester to Dover, including transfers.

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

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Chichester to Dover train services, operated by Southern, depart from Chichester station.

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The best way to get from Chichester to Dover is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Chichester to Dover.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Chichester to Dover via Horsham, Redhill, and Tonbridge in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chichester to Dover via Gatwick Airport London North and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Chichester to Horsham
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chichester to Brighton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
Train from Hastings to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Southeastern
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chichester to Brighton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
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 Chichester to Gatwick Airport London North
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London North to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
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
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chichester, Cathedral to Littlehampton, Anchor Springs
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Cornfield Road to Hastings Town Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings Town Centre, station to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chichester to Dover is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Chichester to Dover.

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