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Port of Dover: Our most recommended tours and activities

London to Southern England Cruise Terminals Transfers

1. London to Southern England Cruise Terminals Transfers

Your driver or assistant will meet you at your accommodation, holding a sign with the lead traveler's name on it. The driver will then assist you with your luggage, loading it into the vehicle. The vehicle used is no more than 3 years old. Sufficient time will be allowed for any traffic delays, ensuring that you arrive on time.  Enjoy the English countryside as you travel to the cruise port. The driver will once more assist you with your luggage and bid you farewell as you board the cruise ship.

Private Transfer London Heathrow Airport to Dover Port

2. Private Transfer London Heathrow Airport to Dover Port

Travel from London Heathrow Airport to Dover Port easily and stress-free with a private, chauffeur-driven transfer. Having cleared customs, you will be greeted by your driver, holding a sign displaying your name in the Arrivals Halls. You will be escorted to your chauffeur-driven car, and your luggage taken care of and loaded into the vehicle. Then you will be driven safely and in comfort to your chosen destination. On arrival your driver will unload your luggage. We offer transfers from all major London airports including Gatwick, Heathrow, and Stansted to any address, either hotel or private, in the London area. The private transfer is also offered from the main UK ports of Southampton, Dover and Harwich to and from any Central London hotel.

Dover to Heathrow and London Direct Shared Transfer

3. Dover to Heathrow and London Direct Shared Transfer

This direct shared transfer from Dover is available on dates that Disney and Princess Cruise Lines are docking in Dover. Nearly all cruises at Dover arrive between 5:00AM and 6:00AM, with disembarkation starting around 7:00AM. Your driver will be waiting at the terminal building exit from 8:00AM, for an 8:30AM departure from the terminal. In the unlikely event that your ship is delayed in docking, departure time is adjusted accordingly. For all delayed ship arrivals, the tour aims to leave at the latest one hour after docking.  This transfer aims to drop passengers off at Heathrow hotels and terminals 1-5 from 10:30AM, and will begin drops in central London from 11:00AM.Drop offs at Victoria Coach/train station, Kings Cross St.Pancras station and Paddington station are also available.   

London & Heathrow to Dover Transfer via Dover Castle

4. London & Heathrow to Dover Transfer via Dover Castle

Begin your cruise with a scenic journey to the tranquil Kent countryside, also known as the Garden of England. Our first stop is the Battle of Britain Memorial, a peaceful tribute to the heroes who fought in the war and a stunning spot atop the White Cliffs of Dover. Take a moment to admire the views of the English Channel before continuing to Dover Castle, the largest and one of the oldest in England. Dover Castle has played a crucial role in many wars and battles throughout history, earning it the nickname "the lock and key to England." At the castle, you can explore the Secret Wartime Tunnels, the underground hospital, the immaculately kept gardens, and more. You can also choose to enter the castle and spend two hours exploring its rooms and passages. After the visit, your driver and guide will take you to the Dover cruise terminal, where all passenger luggage will be loaded onto the ship. The drop-off time is approximately 12:00pm for those not entering the castle, and 2:00pm for those who do. Start your cruise with a truly unique and memorable experience with us. For those not entering the Castle, enjoy a photo stop while the tour guide walks those entering to the group entrance. Once everyone has entered the castle, your driver and guide will take you straight down to the cruise ship.

Dover to London & Heathrow Transfer via Warner Bros Studios

5. Dover to London & Heathrow Transfer via Warner Bros Studios

Take advantage of your time in England and combine your transfer from Dover cruise terminal to London or Heathrow, with entry to the Warner Bros Studio: The Making of Harry Potter, a truly unique attraction that allows you to experience the magic that has gone into creating one of the most successful film series of all time.  Visit some of the most iconic film sets featured throughout the movies, including the Forbidden Forest, the Gryffindor common room, Dumbledore’s office, the Ministry of Magic, Hagrid’s Hut, the Weasley Kitchen, and Diagon Alley and so many more! Learn how actors were transformed into creatures, and how the visual effects teams created this magical world. This tour aims to depart Dover by no later than 10:00am. The journey from Dover to Warner Bros Studio is approximately 2.5 hours, and there will be a short comfort stop en route in a service station with bathroom facilities, shops and restaurants. Scheduled arrival time at the Studio is between 1:00pm and 2:00pm. After 3 to 3.5 hours at the studios, the coach will begin drop offs, aiming to arrive in Heathrow at approximately 6:30pm and central London around 7:00pm to 7:30pm.

Executive Transfer Central London to Dover Port

6. Executive Transfer Central London to Dover Port

A suited chauffeur, who will be attentive, will arrive at the hotel at the time requested by the client, he will make contact with the client in the reception area, or call the client in their room, if preferred. The driver will then load the luggage into the car and transfer clients to their departure terminal, where he will acquire a luggage cart and load the client’s luggage upon it.

From London: Dover Castle and White Cliffs Tour by Car

7. From London: Dover Castle and White Cliffs Tour by Car

Enjoy the full attention of a Private Guide on your visit to Dover, the most important port city in England. Immerse yourself in the delights of the English coastline and local legends about distant voyages and old battles. Take advantage of tickets to Dover’s Top Attractions and private transportation from London for a perfect getaway. Your 9-hour adventure begins with pickup from your London accommodation in a clean, spacious vehicle, so you can enjoy a comfortable ride though the English landscapes. Upon arrival in Dover, you will be greeted by spectacular views of the English Channels that separate Britain and France. Take a walk along the epic White Cliffs of Dover and discover their historical value as a symbolic guard against threats from the Continent. The live commentary of your 5-Star Guide will introduce you to Dover’s history from the early Roman settlements through Saxons to WWII, as well as interesting facts about the local wildlife. This exclusive tour includes skip-the-line tickets to the city’s top attraction and the largest castle in England - the magnificent Dover Castle. Explore the 11th-century fortress with an Expert Guide to discover why it is known as the “Key to England”. Learn about the kings, lords, knights and soldiers who were involved in great battles on this historic site, such as the First an Second Barons’ Wars and the Battle of Britain in 1941. You will also get to see a little bit of Dover’s Old Town, with highlights such as the Western Heights hilltop fortifications and the scenic Dover Marine along the port. Choose the 11-hour option to also discover highlights of the city of Canterbury! This tour includes tickets to Canterbury Cathedral, which is one of the nation’s most famous Christian structures and a World Heritage Site. During the guided walking tour you will also see some of England’s finest medieval architecture, such as the Eastbridge Hospital of St. Thomas the Martyr dating from 1190, the historic Westgate Tower built in 1360, as well as the renovated 19th-century Beaney House.

Private Transfer London Gatwick Airport to Dover Port

8. Private Transfer London Gatwick Airport to Dover Port

Travel from London Gatwick Airport to Dover Port easily and stress-free with a private, chauffeur-driven transfer. We offer transfers from all major London airports including Gatwick, Heathrow, and Stanstead to any address, either hotel or private, in the London area. The private transfer is also offered from the main UK ports of Southampton, Dover and Harwich to and from any Central London hotel. Having cleared customs, you will be greeted by your driver, holding a sign displaying your name, at the information desk in the Arrivals Halls. You will be escorted to your chauffeur-driven car, and your luggage taken care of and loaded into the vehicle. Then you will be driven safely and in comfort to your chosen destination. On arrival your driver will unload your luggage.

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What people are saying about Port of Dover

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 18 reviews

Although it took a little more time in getting our travel plan right the driver was excellent in fact we need to book travel from Dover to a Holiday Inn in London. If possible we would like to have Patrick Jerry be our driver. again Once again great trip. Jerry Brady

Driver was friendly, helpful and got us to the port on time. He was a little late picking us up but traffic around Buckingham Palace was crazy because of the Queen’s passing.

We used the service to transfer from our London hotel to the Southampton cruise terminal. Our driver was on time to pick us up and he was very professional

On time. Personable driver. Excellent service! Comfortable auto.

The driver was on time, very patient and friendly.