There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train via St Pancras International  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory

$50 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$22 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$51 - $90

Train #2  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Redhill to Tonbridge
  2. Take the train from Tonbridge to Dover Priory

$40 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover 81.6 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Dover 81.6 miles

$210 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Dover is 64 miles. The road distance is 81.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover. However, there are services departing from London Gatwick Airport South and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Dover, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover via London St Pancras International LL and St Pancras International in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
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 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 Tonbridge to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Redhill to Tonbridge
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Dover
Estimated price
$210 - $290

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