How To Get to Dover From London
- Dover by Car
Dover is approximately 70 miles from South London. From the M2, follow the A2 direct into Dover, or from the M20, follow the A20 again into Dover,
- Dover Ferry Port by Train
Dover’s Ferry Terminal is situated to the east of the town at the Eastern Docks. Dover Port can be easily reached by foot, bus or taxi from Dover Priory Station. Services operate from London Victoria or London Charing Cross to Dover Priory Station. Approximate journey time is 1 hour 45 minutes. For more information and booking, please visit our trains to Dover Priory page.
- Dover Ferry Port by Coach
There is a frequent National express coach service from London Victoria coach station. Approximate Journey time is 2 hours 30 minutes. Other buses arrive at the main bus station in Dover town centre.
70 miles from London, the M20 will provide the quickest and most
direct route for most passengers heading to Dover, particularly if
coming from the West. The M20 merges into the A20 at
Continue along the A20 until you reach the Eastern Docks roundabout, where you will take the first left and enter Dover Ferry Terminal (Eastern Docks).
If you are coming to Dover via the M2, the road merges into the A2 at Faversham. Stay on the A2 until you get to the Eastern Docks roundabout and take a right into Dover Ferry Terminal (Eastern Docks).
Dover Priory is the nearest train station to Dover ferry Terminals, just over 1 mile away, with High-Speed 1 (HS1) train services to London in just over one hour. You can walk from the station to Passenger Terminal in about 25 minutes.