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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 17 min

$26 - $38

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 41 miles

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. National Express

$8 - $12

Bus, line 10 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. 10X
  2. 10 / ...

$23

Night train  •  55 min

$22 - $35

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. 41.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  45 min

  1. 41.7 miles

$9 - $13

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Dover via Ashford International in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Maidstone to Dover once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Ashford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Night train from Maidstone East to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Maidstone Town Centre, The Cannon to Ashford, County Square
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashford, County Square to Hythe, Sir John Moore Avenue (Scanlons Bridge)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hythe Light Railway Station to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Maidstone to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Maidstone to Dover
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Maidstone and Dover is 58 km. The road distance is 67 km.

The cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Dover is to rideshare which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Dover is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £85 - £110.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Dover Priory. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maidstone and arriving at Dover. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Maidstone to Dover, including transfers.