There are 4 ways to get from Nottingham to Dover by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 21 min

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

$95 - $138

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) 007 / ...

$30 - $38

2 alternative options

Train via Rainham (Kent)  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Rainham (Kent)
  3. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Dover Priory

$97 - $134

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Dover 207.2 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Dover, Dofras Place via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Canterbury, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Dover. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Dover Priory via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Dover is 165 miles. The road distance is 207.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Dover without a car is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Nottingham to Dover, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Dover train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Dover is to train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min.

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Nottingham to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop).

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Nottingham to Dover train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Dover Priory station.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Dover.
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  • Distance: 165 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Dover via London St Pancras International and St Pancras International in around 3 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Dover via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop), and Canterbury, Bus Station in around 6 h 45 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
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 Rainham (Kent) to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop)
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Dover is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Nottingham to Dover.

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