Port of Dover

Land Transport and Travel To and From Port Dover
(Dover, Kent, England, UK)

Both buses and taxis run into central Dover from the Port of Dover throughout the day and night, although it is possible to walk into town from the ferry terminal in about 15 or 20 minutes.

Travel by Bus and Shuttles

If you arrive in Dover or the Eastern Docks ferry terminal during they day, all ferry operators provide free bus transport to and from Dover.

Those travelling on to London can make use of the National Express coach services to Victoria coach station.

Car Hire and Road Travel

Although Dover is located in southeast England, and quite a long way from many places, getting here is made easy by the motorways. The M25 and M20 provide access from the London area to Folkestone, where you change to the A20 which runs directly into Dover and the Eastern Docks ferry terminal.

If you plan on travelling farther afield from Dover and don't have a car, hiring a car is a good idea. Many car rental firms are represented in the town. The best way to secure a good deal and make sure you get the right vehicle for your needs is to book online and in advance.

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Trains and Rail Travel

Dover Priory train station is located to the west of the town centre along the Folkestone road. Services arrive here from London Victoria and London Charing Cross stations throughout the day; journey time 1 hour, 45 minutes.

Car Parking

Short and long-term parking is available at the Port of Dover in a multi-storey car park situated at the entrance to the Ferry Terminal. In addition, passengers who are sailing with either P&O Ferries or SeaFrance can make use of the Eastern Docks car park. Free parking is also available in front of the Travel Centre for 15 minutes.

Travel by Taxis

Taxis are available 24 hours per day for passengers wanting to get to Dover city centre and hotels, or for travelling farther afield. Taxis can be found outside the entrance to Dover ferry terminal.

Dover Port

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