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There are 6 ways to get from Dover to Arras by train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$69 - $136

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Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 37 min

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

$38 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$61 - $86

Bus and ferry, train via Gare Rue De Tournai  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras Amiens - Lille Flandres / ...

Bus and ferry, bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$48 - $68

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1 h 47 min

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

$223 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Arras is to car ferry and drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Arras is to car ferry and drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Arras. However, there are services departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Arras. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Arras(F) via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Dover and Arras is 87 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Arras without a car is to train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Dover to Arras, including transfers.

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Dover to Arras bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover to Arras train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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Dover to Arras bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Arras station.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Arras.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

What companies run services between Dover, England and Arras, France?

You can take a train from Dover to Arras via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Lille Europe Eurostar, and Lille Flandres in around 3 h 47 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Arras is 1 h ahead of Dover. It is currently 10:16 AM in Dover and 11:16 AM in Arras.

Dover to Arras train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Arras(F) station.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Arras. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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