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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

£35 - £65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Dover National Express / ...

£6 - £8

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Dover 77.5 miles

£6 - £15

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Islington to Dover 78.7 miles

£13 - £19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Islington to Dover is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2h 10m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Islington to Dover is to train which costs £35 - £65 and takes 1h 4m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Elephant and Castle and arriving at Dover. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Dover Priory. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

More details

The distance between Islington and Dover is 68 miles. The road distance is 78.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Islington to Dover without a car is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs £35 - £65.

More details

The train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory takes 1h 4m including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Islington to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Elephant and Castle station.

More details

Islington to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from St Pancras International station.

More details

The best way to get from Islington to Dover is to train which takes 1h 4m and costs £35 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 2h 10m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Islington to Dover.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 67.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

Southeastern operates a train from Islington to Dover hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Islington to Dover every 2 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
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 Elephant and Castle to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Book at
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

More details

Islington to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Islington to Dover is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Islington to Dover.

Get driving directions

Book your Islington to Dover train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 622+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Islington and Dover. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar