There are 6 ways to get from Dover to Bristol by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$100 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$101 - $176

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Bristol 194.6 miles

$40 - $65

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bristol (BRS) LGW - BRS

$104 - $334

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bristol (BRS) SEN - BRS

$263 - $444

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Bristol is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Bristol is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Dover and Bristol is 171 miles. The road distance is 194.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Dover to Bristol, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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

You can take a train from Dover to Bristol via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Bristol via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 34 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Pula
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Mahon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Faro
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Mahon
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bristol via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Dover Priory to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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