There are 4 ways to get from Luton 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  •  2 h 1 min

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

$49 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from London to Dover Londres > Douvres > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Rotterdam > La Haye > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$18 - $21

2 alternative options

Train Thameslink  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to Gillingham (Kent)
  2. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) to Dover Priory

$54 - $76

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Luton to Dover 116.7 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a train from Luton to Dover via London St Pancras International and St Pancras International in around 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luton to Dover via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Gillingham (Kent) to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Luton to Dover?

The distance between Luton and Dover is 146 km. The road distance is 187 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Luton to Dover?

The cheapest way to get from Luton to Dover is to bus which costs £13 - £16 and takes 3 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Luton to Dover?

The quickest way to get from Luton to Dover is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £18 - £26.

Is there a direct train between Luton and Dover?

No, there is no direct train from Luton to Dover. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Luton and Dover?

No, there is no direct bus from Luton to Dover. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and arriving at Dover via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Luton to Dover?

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Luton to Dover, including transfers.