There are 4 ways to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Huntingdon to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Walmer

£66 - £113

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Bus, line 108 bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from St Ives, Chestnut Road to Cambridge, The Busway Regent Street
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Bow 010
  3. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church Station to Lewisham Station 108
  4. Take the bus from London Lewisham to Dover 007 / ...

£18 - £26

2 alternative options

Train via Cambridge North  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge North to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Walmer

£60 - £107

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover 135.9 miles

£22 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover is to bus and line 108 bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover. However, there are services departing from St Ives, Chestnut Road and arriving at St Margaret's at Cliffe, Bay Hill via Cambridge Parkside, Bow Church Station, London Lewisham and Dover, Pencester Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between St Ives and White Cliffs of Dover is 104 miles. The road distance is 135.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover, including transfers.

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St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover bus services, operated by Stagecoach in the Fens, depart from St Ives, Chestnut Road station.

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The best way to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus and line 108 bus, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 8h 46m.

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St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover.

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Map of how to get from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover.
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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England and White Cliffs of Dover, England?

You can take a train from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover via Huntingdon, Railway Station, Huntingdon, London St Pancras International LL, St Pancras International, Walmer, Walmer, Station Road, and St Margaret's at Cliffe, The Hope Inn in around 5h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Ives to White Cliffs of Dover via Cambridge, The Busway Regent Street, Cambridge Parkside, Bow Church Station, Lewisham Station, London Lewisham, Dover, Pencester Road, and St Margaret's at Cliffe, Bay Hill in around 8h 46m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Huntingdon to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Ives, Chestnut Road to Cambridge, The Busway Regent Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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 Cambridge Parkside to London Bow
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from London Lewisham to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church Station to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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