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There are 9 ways to get from Dover to Valkenburg by bus, car ferry, car, car train, train, plane or subway

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Dover to The Hague

Car ferry, drive

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

Eurotunnel, drive

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

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, subway, train

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM)
  3. Take the subway from Rotterdam, Meijersplein / Airport to 's-Gravenhage, Laan van NOI
  4. Take the train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal

Train to London City, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  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 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train, bus to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
  3. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  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 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Dover to Valkenburg by bus

The bus journey time between Dover and Valkenburg is around 16h 12m and covers a distance of around 448 km. This includes an average layover time of around 8h 24m. The fastest bus normally takes 7h 53m. Operated by FlixBus and Arriva NL, the Dover to Valkenburg bus service departs from Dover and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
7h 48m
Layover time:
8h 24m
Total time:
16h 12m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
7h 53m
Bus distance:
448 km
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
€25
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
21:15
Last bus departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dover to Valkenburg bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Valkenburg is to bus which costs £21 - £27 and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Valkenburg is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £170 - £200 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Valkenburg. However, there are services departing from Dover and arriving at Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206 via Den Haag, Den Haag Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Dover and Valkenburg is 245 km.

The best way to get from Dover to Valkenburg without a car is to bus which takes 8h 24m and costs £21 - £27.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Dover to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Dover to Valkenburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at The Hague station.

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Valkenburg is 1h ahead of Dover. It is currently 6:56 AM in Dover and 7:56 AM in Valkenburg.

Map of how to get from Dover to Valkenburg.
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  • Distance: 244.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

What companies run services between Dover, England and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dover to The Hague 4 times a week. Tickets cost €21 - €27 and the journey takes 7h 20m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €150
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
€35 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €70
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
€40 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €75
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag Laan v NOI to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dover to The Hague
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 - €7
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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