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

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  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal Intercity / ...

$76 - $214

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 19 min

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

$52 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Antwerp Ouibus

Bus and ferry, train  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Antwerpen Centraal Ic

$64 - $90

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Antwerp

$242 - $267

Train, fly to Rotterdam  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal

$137 - $388

Train, fly to Antwerp  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR

$108 - $349

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

You can take a train from Dover to Antwerp via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Antwerp via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $160
Premier
$130 - $180
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$177
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Antwerp is 216 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Antwerp is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 3 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Antwerp is to Eurotunnel and drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs £180 - £200.

No, there is no direct train from Dover to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Antwerpen Centraal via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Dover and arriving at Antwerp via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Dover to Antwerp, including transfers.