There are 10 ways to get from Dover to Valbonne by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ashford International Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes Ter / ...

260€ - 477€

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Bus  •  23h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Dover to Lille N814 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Cannes BlaBlaBus

43€ - 57€

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Bus, train  •  13h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Dover to Lille N814 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Antibes PGL-Montereau

174€ - 326€

Car ferry, drive  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Valbonne

162€ - 251€

Eurotunnel, drive  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Valbonne

298€ - 380€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Nice  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Nice (NCE) LHR - NCE

117€ - 371€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Nice  •  8h 18m

  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 Nice (NCE) LGW - NCE

97€ - 265€

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Nice  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Nice (NCE) STN - NCE

87€ - 252€

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Nice  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Nice (NCE) LTN - NCE

97€ - 284€

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Marseille, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Marseille (MRS) LHR - MRS
  3. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes

155€ - 427€

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The cheapest way to get from Dover to Valbonne is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 23h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Valbonne is to train and fly which costs £95 - £320 and takes 7h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Valbonne. However, there are services departing from Dover, Dover and arriving at Valbonne Village via Lille, Paul Doumer and Mouans-Sartoux Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 42m.

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The distance between Dover and Valbonne is 936 km.

The best way to get from Dover to Valbonne without a car is to train which takes 12h 10m and costs £220 - £410.

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It takes approximately 12h 10m to get from Dover to Valbonne, including transfers.

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Dover to Valbonne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dover, Dover station.

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The best way to get from Dover to Valbonne is to train which takes 12h 10m and costs £220 - £410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 23h 42m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Dover to Valbonne bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Cannes station.

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Map of how to get from Dover to Valbonne.
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  • Distance: 935.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 10m

What companies run services between Dover, England and Valbonne, France?

You can take a train from Dover to Valbonne via Ashford International, Ashford International Eurostar, Marseille St Charles, Cannes, Gare de Cannes, Gare de Mouans Sartoux, and Mouans-Sartoux Centre in around 12h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Valbonne via Lille, Cannes, Paul Doumer, and Mouans-Sartoux Centre in around 23h 42m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 480€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from London Gatwick to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from London Stansted to Nice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 340€
Flights from London Luton to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Flights from London Heathrow to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Luton to Nice via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Marseille via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford International Eurostar to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
340€ - 390€
Standard
220€ - 270€
Standard Premier
280€ - 350€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
46€ - 50€
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Gare de Antibes
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€ - 310€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
160€ - 190€
1st Class
250€ - 310€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Thello
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
156€
Website
Eurotunnel
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
40€ - 60€
1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
35€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 70€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 21€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 19€
Anytime Single
18€ - 26€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dover, Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Cannes
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Blablabus
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stratford City Bus Station to London Stansted Airport Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
12€
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators

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Valbonne is 1h ahead of Dover. It is currently 3:58 AM in Dover and 4:58 AM in Valbonne.

KLM, Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 6033+ hotels available in Valbonne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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