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

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Guildford

$52 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 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 Guildford National Express

$18 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$50 - $71

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Tonbridge
  2. Take the bus from Redhill Bus Station to Guildford, Millbrook 32

$47 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Guildford 95.7 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Guildford is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Guildford is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) and arriving at Guildford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Guildford. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Guildford via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Dover and Guildford is 83 miles. The road distance is 95.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Dover to Guildford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Dover to Guildford, including transfers.

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Dover to Guildford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) station.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Guildford.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Guildford via St Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Guildford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 20 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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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 Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Redhill Bus Station to Guildford, Millbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk
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 (Magistrates Court) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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