There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Hastings by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Hastings

$28 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) 102|the Wave
  2. Take the bus from Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station 100|the Wave

$22

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Hastings 47.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Hastings 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Hastings is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Hastings is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Dover and Hastings is 37 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Dover to Hastings, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Hastings station. However, there are services departing from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) and arriving at Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) and Rye, Railway Station (Post Office). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Hastings. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Hastings via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Hastings.
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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Hastings via Ashford International in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Hastings via Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp) and Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Lydd, Camp (Lydd Camp)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rye, Railway Station (Post Office) to Hastings Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Hastings
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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