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There are 5 ways to get from Oxford to Dover by train, bus, rideshare 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 50 min

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

$76 - $117

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Oxford to Dover 142.9 miles

$10 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dover Priory

$50 - $77

Bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Oxford Tube / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dover National Express / ...

$25 - $36

Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oxford to Dover 142.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Oxford to Dover is to rideshare which costs £8 - £18 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oxford to Dover is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oxford to Dover. However, there are services departing from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane and arriving at Dover via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Oxford and Dover is 119 miles. The road distance is 142.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Dover without a car is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs £55 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Oxford to Dover, including transfers.

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Oxford to Dover bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, depart from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane station.

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The best way to get from Oxford to Dover is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £28 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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Oxford to Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oxford to Dover is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Oxford to Dover.

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Map of how to get from Oxford to Dover.
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  • Distance: 119.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Oxford to Dover via London Marylebone, Baker Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oxford to Dover via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 24 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Oxford to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from London Victoria to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Queens Lane to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Oxford to Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Oxford and Dover. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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