How to get here by car
Approximately 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 Folkestone.
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 the Passenger Terminal in about 25 minutes.
There is a taxi rank outside the Passenger Terminal building where taxis can drop you off when you arrive. You will also find a taxi rank outside Dover Priory railway station and there are a number of local taxi companies you can call.
The nearest airport offering direct flights from world-wide destinations is Gatwick, located south of London. Approximately 78 miles away down the M20 and then M25, it is roughly a 1 hour 20 minute drive from Dover.