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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Whitstable

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Canterbury, Bus Station 15|the Diamond
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Whitstable, Horsebridge Triangle / ...

$11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dover to Whitstable 29.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Dover to Whitstable 29.4 miles

$6 - $10

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

Southeastern operates a train from Dover to Whitstable every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Whitstable via Canterbury, Bus Station in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) to Canterbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Whitstable, Horsebridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Regent Coaches
Phone
+44 (0)1227 794345
Email
info@regentcoaches.com
Website
regentcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canterbury, Bus Station to Whitstable, Harbour Street (Albert Street)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
regentcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dover to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Whitstable is 33 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Whitstable is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Whitstable is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs £60 - £75.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Whitstable. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Dover, Priory Street (Golden Lion) and arriving at Whitstable, Horsebridge via Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

The train from Dover Priory to Whitstable takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs every two hours.