There are 5 ways to get from London to Dover Castle (Station) by train, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  1 h 23 min

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

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Dover 77.5 miles

$8 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via London Charing Cross  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory

$35 - $55

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

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

$10 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover Castle (Station) 77.8 miles

$16 - $25

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

Southeastern operates a train from London to Dover Castle (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Dover Castle (Station) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Dover Castle (Station) is 109 km. The road distance is 124 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Dover Castle (Station) is to rideshare which costs £6 - £15 and takes 2 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Dover Castle (Station) is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £28 - £40.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and arriving at Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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