There are 5 ways to get from Dover to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$64 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to London Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk > La Haye > Rotterdam > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Douvres > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cambridge National Express / ...

$14 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via London Bridge  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$68 - $97

Train #2  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Cambridge

$68 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Cambridge 121 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Dover to Cambridge via St Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Cambridge via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 15 min.

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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Dover Priory to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Cambridge is 145 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Cambridge is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 5 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Cambridge is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £18 - £27.

No, there is no direct train from Dover to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Cambridge via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Dover and arriving at Cambridge via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Dover to Cambridge, including transfers.