There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Dover by train, bus 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 via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  1 h 58 min

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

$43 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Dover Londres > Douvres > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$43 - $64

Bus National Express  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court) 007 / ...

$13 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dover 82 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Dover, England?

Southeastern operates a train from London Paddington Station to Dover hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Dover every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Paddington Station to Dover?

The distance between London Paddington Station and Dover is 112 km. The road distance is 131 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dover?

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dover is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dover?

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Dover is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £12 - £19.

Is there a direct bus between London Paddington Station and Dover?

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Dover via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from London Paddington Station to Dover?

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from London Paddington Station to Dover, including transfers.