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      Heathrow Jul 14, 2016 at 11:33 PM

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      Travelling to Manchester- How to get there and what not to miss?

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      Easiest way to get to Victoria Station from Heathrow

      London Jul 27, 2016 at 11:46 AM

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      Thanks for your help!

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      London Jul 4, 2016 at 5:20 AM

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    • T3 passport control waiting time at 7pm on a mid-Oct Sunday

      Heathrow 19 hours ago

      I am holding non-EU passport and have another connection to T4 in 2:50hrs after landing at T3. Since I am on two different ticket despite they are BA/MH, 'given the change in oneworld rules, I don't think BA will grant me any exception to check through my luggage. I want to see if that time of the day is the quiet or peak hours at T3. There will be an A380 from Dubai 15 mins before my flight and another Garuda flight landing at similar time as mine. The good thing is once I am at T4, I have Fast Track access, so this could save a bit of hassle and time.

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      Considering a first time stay in Paddington station area vs. Gloucester Road underground area

      London Jul 22, 2016 at 10:45 AM

      We have often stayed by Gloucester Road underground stop and this time considering Paddington as different area to visit and to use one of the Heathrow trains from Paddington station to LHR. We have a relatively early flight, 10:00 am departure from terminal 3 and thought this might be easier than a hotel directly at the airport the night before or a taxi from Gloucester Road underground area. We didn’t consider the Tube with the luggage and the travel time it would take. Gloucester area is nice, can that be said of Paddington station area too, considering the pubs, restaurants, sights, people, etc. All comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated. Also, thanks to all that answered my June posting.

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      Avoid the M20/A20 or not?

      by Adam_uk Online Now Apr 24, 2016 at 5:12 AM

      Hi,

      I'm travelling from Hampshire to Dover by car and was wondering whether the M20/A20 are normally nightmare roads to avoid or not as far as traffic delays are concerned and if I should go A20 instead of M20? I'm planning on going on the London circular road and the joining the M20 (i.e. M25 then M26 then M20). It's like to a Friday mid-morning (11am onwards).

      Adam

      9 Answers May 10, 2016 at 2:28 AM
    • Fastest way to get there

      by JoanneM21 Online Now Feb 15, 2015 at 6:44 PM

      can anyone give me advice on how to get from Dover to London and then on to Plymouth? My sister and I are traveling from Canada and are having a hard time trying to book the train.

      5 Answers Feb 16, 2015 at 12:53 PM
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      Getting to Heathrow from Dover in the morning

      by puuzzleguy Online Now Jan 10, 2015 at 12:51 PM

      I'm interested in how easy it is to get to Heathrow by 10:30 am from Dover in early September, leaving the same morning. About what time should I leave Dover and by what means? Any thoughts?

      8 Answers Jan 26, 2015 at 1:08 PM
    • what to see

      by yarondo1 Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 10:30 AM

      What's to see in one day close to the cruise port

      7 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 4:18 PM
    • Dover sightseeing buses

      by lesliepentland Online Now Mar 5, 2014 at 2:36 PM

      Are there any "on and off" sightseeing buses in Dover?

      3 Answers Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 AM
    • Dover Tour

      by Sarasp Online Now Mar 1, 2014 at 11:31 AM

      Hi

      We are 2 girls from Spain and Italy currently living and working in London for a few months.

      We want to visit different places around UK, so we will go tomorrow to Dover. We would like to meet someone from here who can explain us the beautiful city and have fun. Does anyone free tomorrow to meet with us?

      Sara

      3 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 5:43 AM
    • shuttle bus from Dover Priory Station to East Docks Ferry Port

      by grldspencer53 Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 2:12 AM

      Where can I get a timetable for this service

      1 Answer Oct 9, 2013 at 3:11 AM
    • around dover

      by cleohills Online Now Oct 6, 2013 at 9:35 AM

      i need a route by bus to show a visitor historical places in dover arriving by train

      1 Answer Oct 7, 2013 at 4:43 AM
    • Surrounding Dover

      by Slipperyfish Online Now Sep 27, 2013 at 1:11 PM

      We are catching a boat to Iceland and thought of staying a couple of nights in Dover prior to embarkatiobn. Have you any suggestions of places to visit in the surrounding areas. Is there a area bus tour? We are OK with one castle but would like to see other stuff
      Thanks
      Kiwis from NZ

      8 Answers Sep 28, 2013 at 3:29 AM
    • London to Dover

      by Shar732 Online Now Aug 18, 2013 at 4:22 PM

      Going out of Dover on a cruise. Thought of taking a bus from Victoria coach Station to Dover and getting a taxi to the port. How far is the cruise port from the Dover ferry and is it easy to get a taxi there? Approximately how much should the cab cost?

      Any other suggestions for transportation from London to Dover would be appreciated.

      3 Answers Aug 19, 2013 at 12:01 AM
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      Cruise ship to Dover town

      by balramdass Online Now May 28, 2013 at 7:45 AM

      Hi All. We will be cruising from Dover in July. Will be parking my car at the docks. Just wondering how far are the main tourist attractions in Dover before boarding the ship. Any local pubs around docks recommended before paying the steep cruise prices on ship :-) Any real local places to see?, thanks
      All suggestions appreciated in advance
      Bal

      5 Answers Jul 22, 2013 at 2:05 PM
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      Getting from the train to the ferry in Dover

      by annahill Online Now Sep 14, 2012 at 4:37 PM

      I am planning on taking the train from london to Dover, then the ferry to Calais, France. Does anyone have a suggestion as to how I get from the train station to the ferry station? Also if I leave London early enough can I visit Canterbury on my way to Dover without too much trouble? Thank you for your help.

      5 Answers Sep 16, 2012 at 6:11 PM
    • Getting from Heathrow to Dover

      by smartlady25 Online Now Oct 27, 2011 at 4:32 PM

      Aside from a Taxi, can I take a fast speed train from Heathrow to Dover. How do I get info on the train? Will be staying at the Best Western.

      3 Answers Oct 28, 2011 at 4:41 AM
    • Dover to Calais

      by fati26 Online Now Sep 2, 2011 at 12:27 AM

      Hi

      I am going to be travelling from dover to calais in about 2 weeks by car.
      I will be travelling with my cousin and my 2 and a half month baby.
      I would just like to know what the check in procedures are at dover before boarding and in calais when getting off the boat.

      As i am travelling with a baby would just like to make it as easy as possible. The car will be rammed with all my baby stuff, so does anyone know if they stop all cars and search.
      Its been a while since i travelled by ferry so am not sure whether procedures have changed or not. I know security procedures and everything are tighter now adays.

      Any help from fellow parents on the procedures of checking in would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks in advance!

      2 Answers Sep 2, 2011 at 1:15 AM
    • Dover Taxi availability

      by ddschur Online Now Jul 8, 2011 at 10:10 AM

      We will be in Dover for an overnight stay and have reservations at La Scala restaurant which appears to be in the city.

      Our hotel is ~1 mile away and we plan to take a taxi from the restaurant to the hotel.

      First, how safe is that area around the restaurant?

      Next, and more importantly, how readily available are Taxi's @ ~ 8-9PM when we should be concluding dinner?

      If anyone has any suggestions about booking a taxi or whether they should be easily/readily available by the restaurant...it would be appreciated.

      Thank you in advance to anyone who replies...

      5 Answers Jul 8, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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      Ferry from Dover to Calais/Dunkirk

      by oRi_5 Online Now Jul 8, 2011 at 5:40 AM

      Hi,

      We're going to be driving down a car from UK across Europe to Malta and we're going to be on a tight schedule.

      I've found all the details of the ferries that cross from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk. However, I'm wondering if it's better to book online or you can just get there and get a ticket from there? It will be for 2 passengers and a car.

      I know that the common reasoning is that if we're on a tight schedule we should book online to make sure we get on - but my worry is that we might arrive too late (or too early) and then won't be able to change the ticket.

      Any advice?

      Also, I've read you need to be there a certain amount of time before hand to check-in. How much before?

      We're currently trying to decide between P&O (to Calais) or Norfolk Lines (to Dunkirk)....or if it pays us (time wise) the eurotunnel.

      We would be travelling on a Friday (15th July) so I don't know if there would be any weekend rush or something that would cause delays.

      Also, we would be driving down from Newark to Dover - and calculated about 3.5hrs... is this reasonable?

      Thanks to anyone who can help!!!

      12 Answers Jul 21, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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      Train from London to Dover

      by hawkhead Online Now Apr 25, 2011 at 1:14 AM

      When I am in London next month I thought I would take a day trip to Dover (to visit the Castle). Easy, or so I thought. I used google and clicked on both the Trainline and Southern Railways website. So far, so good. Except.....

      a) which station do I start out from?

      b) which station do I want to arrive at for accessing the Castle - Priory or Court?

      Seems a very expensive trip - £32 odd return.

      Bus I gather is cheaper but takes longer? Is the bus arrival point any more convenient for my ultimate goal?

      14 Answers Apr 26, 2011 at 7:07 AM
    • Traveling from Dover to Paris

      by Bigbear2010 Online Now Feb 7, 2011 at 1:23 PM

      I need advise on traveling from the cruise terminal in Dover to Paris.
      I think the P&O ferry will suite my needs. It was the only one online that let me enter a quote for a foot traveler. I think there is a shuttle from the cruise ship to the train station. Do I need to go there to get to the Eastern Docks?

      7 Answers Feb 8, 2011 at 2:56 PM
    • shopping

      by grammiejacques Online Now Aug 24, 2010 at 9:30 AM

      Hello I am living in France for the present time..I am planning on a trip to Dover this weekend...I would like to know about food stores...having a hard time here with weight watchers...does any one know of stores in Dover that sell weight watcher food items???thanks so much

      2 Answers Aug 24, 2010 at 11:53 AM
    • Transportation from Dover Western Terminal to Gatewick

      by ferd10 Online Now Apr 29, 2009 at 11:49 AM

      We have been attempting to locate reasonable and timely transportation from the Cruise Terminal to Gatewick Airport for a 13:30 departure on June 3, 2009.

      Can someone advise what they have found regarding the above? We will be arriving by bus from London, but that does not seem to be practical for the return to the airport.

      Thank you.

      6 Answers May 15, 2010 at 6:31 PM
    • Sailing into Dover

      by luribe55 Online Now Feb 7, 2009 at 2:01 PM

      We are coming from the USA on a ship that ends in Dover, England we will have 6 days to spend after the sailing in Dover or another area of England; we are also open to traveling across the Channel to the mainland but we are a loss as to where to go, any suggestions?

      4 Answers Feb 8, 2009 at 12:21 PM
    • London Flemings Mayfair hotel to dover and back

      by jjxray71 Online Now Dec 26, 2008 at 1:13 PM

      We (2 of us) are going to be in London at the Flemings Mayfair Hotel 7-12 half moon street with our baggage for several days and will need to get from London to Dover to board a cruise ship. What is the best way to get there and back to the Flemings Mayfair? We are in the US and would like to make arrangements before we leave home. London to Dover 4/28/2009 Dover to the Flemings Mayfair 5/10/2009
      Thanks.

      2 Answers May 15, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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      Speed Ferries Insolvency

      by RhineRoll Online Now Dec 20, 2008 at 3:07 AM

      This is jolly bad news for all budget-minded travellers. Speed Ferries has entered administration, and as one of their open ticket holders I was informed that the administrators have failed to find a buyer, so the company and the crossings are going down the drain. Prices of crossings are already on the rise as the main, perhaps the only, challenger of the cartel has ceased to exist. RIP Speedferries, thanks for the services done to competition.

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      a day trip out of london

      by aatt Online Now Nov 18, 2008 at 2:34 AM

      Hello everyone.
      I'll be visiting London in about two weeks (for the third time), and I think it's about time I pay a visit in attractions outside of London.
      I'll be traveling on public transportation so would it be wise to plan a day trip combining Dover castle and Canterbury.?
      If it is possible, which one should be my first stop, if my journey begins in London? What is the best route and means of transportation?

      I'd appreciate some other ideas for daytrips outside of London (already traveled to Windsor, Rochester and Chatham).

      Thank you very much for your time and attention,
      Rony

      13 Answers Nov 24, 2008 at 3:36 AM
    • Dover to Southern Brittany

      by NHAYTON Online Now Oct 31, 2008 at 9:29 PM

      We will be coming off a NCL cruise ship in Dover and then want to travel to Quimper in Southern Brittany to get to a Keycamp site near Benodet. We assume the easiest way is to catch a ferry over to Calais and then catch a train from Calais. We are from New Zealand and haven't traveled round the UK or France before, so any advice would be appreciated.

      1 Answer Nov 1, 2008 at 12:32 AM
    • DOVER TO STANSTED

      by graefin Online Now Jul 25, 2008 at 11:42 AM

      What is the best and cheapest way to get from the NCL Cruise dock in Dover to Stansted airport?

      3 Answers Jul 26, 2008 at 12:13 PM
    • London to Dover

      by rlincoln1 Online Now May 20, 2008 at 2:40 PM

      We (4 of us) are going to be in London with our baggage for several days and will need to get from London to Dover to board a cruise ship. What is the best way to get there? We are in the US and would like to make arrangements before we leave home.
      Thanks.

      4 Answers May 22, 2008 at 9:39 AM
    • From Heathrow to Dover (Leyburne Rd)

      by Backpacker08 Online Now May 20, 2008 at 12:36 AM

      Hi There

      I have a specific destination to go to at Dover:
      Godwyne Hurst
      2, Leyburne Rd
      Dover Kent CT16 1SN

      How do I reach there from Heathrow airport? An estimate of the travel cost and the time taken will also be helpful.

      cheers
      Backpacker08

      4 Answers May 15, 2010 at 6:33 PM
    • Folkestone & Dover

      by SPACEBOYS Online Now Apr 21, 2008 at 1:24 PM

      Hello, Im coming back from Germany via the Ferry to Dover and visiting a boarding school there, while we are here I need to get Clarks shoes for the kids! How far is Folkestone Town Centre away from Dover Town Centre? Please help me!!!!

      2 Answers Apr 21, 2008 at 1:37 PM
    • Tour of Kent, including Canterbury and Dover, from Dover

      by Sea-Ray Online Now Apr 18, 2008 at 12:37 PM

      We will be arriving by cruise ship in Dover at the end of July and have about 10 hours (on a Thursday) to tour Kent, focusing on Dover, Canterbury and vicinity. Is there a commerical tour avilable that provides such a tour within our time frame? If not, we'll rent a car and do it on our own in which case suggestions on the sights to see (mostly historical) and travel route will be most welcome.

      Thanks for the help.

      1 Answer Apr 18, 2008 at 1:15 PM