Directions from Edinburgh to Dover

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Recommended option

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$97 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) 007 / ...

$45 - $103

9 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$182 - $330

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover 447 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Edinburgh to London City, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London City (LCY) EDI - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$103 - $271

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$90 - $269

Fly Edinburgh to London Luton, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$86 - $244

Fly Edinburgh to London Stansted, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$87 - $201

Fly Edinburgh to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Gatwick (LGW) EDI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$95 - $212

Train to Glasgow, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Southend (SEN) GLA - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$149 - $435

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$134 - $444

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Dover via London Kings Cross and St Pancras International in around 5 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Glasgow to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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 Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Dover is 614 km. The road distance is 715 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dover is to bus which costs £30 - £80 and takes 12 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dover is to fly and train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs £75 - £210.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Dover. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Dover. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Edinburgh to Dover, including transfers.