Trains from Dover to London

Dover to London train information

Dover London train map

Train duration 1h53m
Arrival London, England
Departure Dover, England
Distance 67 Miles

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Dover, situated in England and London, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

How much times does it take?

There are 67 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Dover to London is around 1h53m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to London from Dover, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Dover to London train tickets

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Dover - London prices calendar

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Dover - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Dover to London tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 month in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £10 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £17 for your trip. Thus, you will save 39% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 month in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Dover to London trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Dover and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Dover and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Dover - London train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Dover London train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several journeys. But is it really profitable when travelling from Dover to London? Use your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average cost for a Dover London ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Dover to London (one way trip).

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Dover to London train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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