There are 3 ways to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 50m

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

£64 - £90

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover National Express / ...

£13 - £16

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Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Leicester (Station) to Dover 185 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover is to train which costs £60 - £90 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester (Station) station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Dover via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester (Station) to Dover. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Leicester (Station) and Dover is 148 miles. The road distance is 185 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £60 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover, including transfers.

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Leicester (Station) to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester (Station) to Dover train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 6h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Leicester (Station) to Dover.
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  • Distance: 147.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Leicester (Station), England and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Leicester (Station) to Dover via St Pancras International in around 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester (Station) to Dover via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 35m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£17 - £25
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Single
£50 - £75
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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National Express

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Leicester (Station) to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dover station.

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Leicester (Station) to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester (Station) to Dover is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Leicester (Station) to Dover.

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