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

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Train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Dover Priory

£24 - £37

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Bus  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Dartford to Dover National Express / ...

£6 - £8

2 alternative options

Train via Chatham  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Chatham
  2. Take the train from Chatham to Dover Priory

£25 - £35

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Dartford to Dover 61.1 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Dover is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Dover is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Dover. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Pizza Hut and arriving at Dover via Dartford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Dover. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Dover Priory via Chatham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 4m.

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The distance between Dartford and Dover is 53 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Dover without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Dartford to Dover, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dartford to Dover is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Dover.
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  • Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Dartford to Dover hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £30 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Dartford to Dover 5 times a day. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from Chatham to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
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 Dartford to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to Dover is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Dartford to Dover.

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