There are 8 ways to get from Exeter to Dover by train, bus, car 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 Great Western Railway  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$131 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

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

$27 - $36

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Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Dover Priory

$88 - $135

Bus, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station Superfast 1
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$97 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Exeter to Dover 243.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to London City, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$97 - $319

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to London Gatwick (LGW) EXT - 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

$233 - $489

Fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Southend (SEN) EXT - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$130 - $398

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Dover is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Dover is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Exeter and Dover is 214 miles. The road distance is 243.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Exeter to Dover, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Dover. However, there are services departing from Exeter and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Dover. However, there are services departing from Exeter Central and arriving at Dover Priory via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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

You can take a train from Exeter to Dover via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Flights from Exeter to Southend via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Exeter to London Gatwick via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
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 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Waterloo East to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
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
Thameslink
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Tiverton, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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