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There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$43 - $66

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Line 75 bus, bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station 75
  2. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Dover National Express / ...

$12 - $17

2 alternative options

Line 367 bus, train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 367 bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Bromley South Station 367
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Dover Priory

$33 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Dover 73.8 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Dover is to line 75 bus and bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Dover is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Dover. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Dover via London Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

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The distance between Croydon and Dover is 64 miles. The road distance is 73.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £30 - £55.

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

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Croydon to Dover bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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

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The best way to get from Croydon to Dover is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can line 75 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Croydon to Dover.
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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Croydon to Dover via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Croydon to Dover via Lewisham Station and London Lewisham in around 3 h 50 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
$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 Bromley South to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Bromley South Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 London Lewisham to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Dover is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Croydon to Dover.

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