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There are 7 ways to get from Dinant to Dover by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or plane

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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Namur / Namen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£130 - £381

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Namur to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury

£28 - £39

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Train, car ferry  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Namur / Namen to Tournai / Doornik Ic
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter
  3. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£47 - £80

Train, car ferry via Tournai  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Namur to Froyennes Ic
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter
  3. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£46 - £81

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Dinant to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£44 - £64

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Dinant to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£160 - £173

Train, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Dinant to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£87 - £550

Dinant to Dover by train

The train journey time between Dinant and Dover is around 10h 52m and covers a distance of around 367 miles. The fastest train normally takes 8h 1m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Eurostar and South Eastern Trains Service, the Dinant to Dover train service departs from Dinant and arrives in Dover Priory. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 52m
Fastest train time:
8h 1m
Train distance:
367 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£130
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:39
Last train departs at:
20:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dinant to Dover train schedules

Belgium → United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Belgium

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dover is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dover is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Dover is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dinant to Dover is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €30 - €45 and takes 14h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Dinant to Dover is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €180 - €210 and takes 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dinant to Dover. However, there are services departing from Dinant and arriving at Dover Priory via Namur / Namen, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Dinant and Dover is 170 miles.

The best way to get from Dinant to Dover without a car is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs €150 - €450.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Dinant to Dover, including transfers.

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Dinant to Dover train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Namur / Namen station.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Dover is 1h behind Dinant. It is currently 10:38 PM in Dinant and 9:38 PM in Dover.

Dinant to Dover train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Map of how to get from Dinant to Dover.
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  • Distance: 169.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Dinant, Belgium and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Dinant to Dover via Namur / Namen, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and St Pancras International in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £430
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Namur / Namen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£6 - £10
1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Namur / Namen to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£16 - £23
Train from Namur to Froyennes
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £16
1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Dinant to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£16 - £18
1st Class
£22 - £25
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£11 - £17
Rail 1st Class
£18 - £27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Namur to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to London
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Rwandair Express, British Airways and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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