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

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Bus  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the bus from London Eltham to Dover National Express / ...

£5 - £8

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Eltham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  2. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to Dover Priory

£30 - £65

Line 162 bus, train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the line 162 bus from Eltham High Street Roper Street to Bromley South Station 162 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bromley South to Dover Priory

£32 - £56

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Eltham to Dover 67.6 miles

£11 - £17

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The cheapest way to get from Eltham to Dover is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Eltham to Dover is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Eltham and arriving at Dover. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Eltham and Dover is 59 miles. The road distance is 67.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Eltham to Dover without a car is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from London Eltham to Dover takes 1h 45m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Eltham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Eltham station.

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The best way to get from Eltham to Dover is to bus which takes 1h 45m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £70 and takes 2h 5m.

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Eltham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eltham to Dover is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Eltham to Dover.

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Map of how to get from Eltham to Dover.
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  • Distance: 59.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

National Express operates a bus from Eltham to Dover every 2 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Eltham to Dover via Greenhithe for Bluewater, Greenhithe, station, Ebbsfleet International station, and Ebbsfleet International in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Eltham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from Ebbsfleet International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£25 - £40
1st Class
£30 - £50
Train from Bromley South to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£30 - £45
1st Class
£35 - £55
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Eltham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Bus operators
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 Eltham to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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