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There are 7 ways to get from Dover to Devon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Great Western Railway  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids

$144 - $250

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Bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Pencester Road to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter National Express / ...

$27 - $59

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Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter Central

$87 - $131

Bus, train  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street to Rye, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Rye to Eastbourne
  3. Take the bus from Eastbourne to Exeter

$35 - $49

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Devon 259.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train to London City, fly  •  7 h 4 min

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

$109 - $338

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  9 h 44 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 Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT

$170 - $549

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Devon is to bus which costs £20 - £50 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Devon is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Devon. However, there are services departing from Dover, Pencester Road and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via London Victoria Coach Station and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between Dover and Devon is 223 miles. The road distance is 259.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Devon without a car is to train which takes 7 h 9 min and costs £110 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Dover to Devon, including transfers.

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Dover to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dover, Pencester Road station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Devon is to train which takes 7 h 9 min and costs £110 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £50 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Dover to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Devon.
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  • Distance: 223.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Devon via St Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, London Paddington, and Exeter St Davids in around 7 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Devon via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Dover Priory to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 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
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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 Dover, Pencester Road to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eastbourne to Exeter
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street to Rye, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Dover to Devon is 259 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Dover to Devon.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Devon. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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