Trains from London to Dover

London to Dover train information

London Dover train map

Train duration 1h47m
Arrival Dover, England
Departure London, England
Distance 67 Miles
Train operators Southeastern
Lowest train price from £12.60
Average train price £39.00
  • The trip between London, located in England and Dover, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Southeastern.
  • There are 67 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting London to Dover is normally 1h47m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Dover from London, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • We found tickets from £12.60 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for London to Dover train tickets

from £12.60 MORE 1h30m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £7.20 MORE 2h57m

London - Dover prices calendar

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London - Dover: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from London to Dover in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £11 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 41% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Dover trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Bridge
Dover
Priory
£12.60 11/06/2024 15:13 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
Victoria
Dover
Priory
£12.60 11/06/2024 15:40 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
Victoria
Dover
Priory
£12.60 11/06/2024 15:10 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
St Pancras International
Dover
Priory
£15.50 11/06/2024 15:37 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
St Pancras International
Dover
Priory
£15.50 11/06/2024 15:07 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
Victoria
Dover
Priory
£16.11 07/06/2024 09:10 Southeastern 8 days ago
London
St Pancras International
Dover
Priory
£17.51 07/06/2024 09:07 Southeastern 8 days ago
London
St Pancras International
Dover
Priory
£41.10 11/06/2024 16:07 Southeastern 9 days ago
London
Bridge
Dover
Priory
£48.33 07/06/2024 08:10 Southeastern 8 days ago
London
Victoria
Dover
Priory
£48.33 07/06/2024 08:10 Southeastern 8 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

London Dover train

Discount London - Dover train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your London Dover train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a London Dover ticket is £38.31 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £38.31: £88/£38.31 = 2.3. It will take you on average 3 trips from Dover to London (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(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
London to Dover train £38.31 £25.54 £12.77 2.3

(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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