Coaches from Norfolk to Dover
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There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Norfolk to Dover. Traveling by coach from Norfolk to Dover usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest SprinterBus coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||165 mi (265 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 30m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Greyhound|
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What coach companies travel from Norfolk to Dover?
There are two coach lines that have daily service from Norfolk to Dover that you can search and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one coach per day.
Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Norfolk to Dover every day, with the average journey taking around 4 hours and 25 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Dover usually start from £21.
Sprinter Bus provides daily bus services between New York City, Hampton Road, and Dover Downs. Buses feature common amenities like WiFi and electrical outlets. Trips from Norfolk to Dover take about 3 hours and 30 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Best Square Shopping Center in Norfolk. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Norfolk to Dover during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the coach ride?
The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 165 miles from Norfolk to Dover. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?
"Thursday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Norfolk?
The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Norfolk to Dover, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coaches are there each day?
There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Norfolk to Dover. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Norfolk to Dover; ticket prices start at £83.42.
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A trip to Norfolk, VA will take your breath away. Sail away from its shores and just let the wind take you to a place of calm and quiet where you can shed your worries.
There are so many things to do in and around the coastal city of Norfolk. Start off with its main historic landmark, the 400-year-old port that houses the most extensive naval base in the world. Other history-rich areas worth visiting include St. Paul's Episcopal Church and MacArthur Memorial.
If you crave some water adventures, remember that you can always sail, fish, swim, kayak, and cruise in Norfolk. You can also sign up for the Naval Base Tour or visit the Nauticus Museum and Hampton Roads Naval Museum. Finally, don't forget to spend a day or two at the beach to rejuvenate your soul.
Arts and entertainment, nightlife, and shopping are thriving in Norfolk, too. If you wish to enjoy some live performances, visit the Harrison Opera house. Nightlife is always at its best downtown, particularly at Baxter's or Scotty Quixx. If you plan to do some shopping, the Selden Market offers the most eclectic selections of all.
Walking is the best mode of transportation in Norfolk, but there's also the Tide, which is the city's light rail system that can take you to your destination faster. It runs a 7.5-mile-long route that covers pretty much the entire downtown area with its 11 stops. Both Amtrak train service and bus service from carriers like Greyhound and OurBus make Norfolk easy to travel to for your next trip.
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As the capital of Delaware, Dover offers a plethora of landmarks and attractions to keep tourists engaged! Tourists interested in the city's heritage (and American history in general) should check out the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, which showcases artifacts and items of great cultural significance to the state's agricultural history. You could also visit the John Dickinson Plantation to learn more about one of the original founding fathers of the U.S. For some outdoor activities, check out the local Amish community, where you can meet locals and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Dover features an eclectic food scene with plenty of different choices for different tastes. Vincenzo's Pizzeria & Gelato is a popular spot with delicious Italian dishes and fantastic house wines to pair with them. If you are interested in beers, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company will be a great choice!
Dover is a stop along several bus and train routes, with service offered by Amtrak, Greyhound, SprinterBus, and OurBus. Air travelers usually fly into the airport in nearby Wilmington or make plans to take a bus from the airport in either Philadelphia or Baltimore to Dover.
Where does the coach leave from in Norfolk?
Norfolk has two coach stations with service to Dover.
All coach stations in Norfolk:
Harbor Park Station
Best Square Shopping Center
Where does the coach arrive in Dover?
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Dover.
Coach stations in Dover:
7-Eleven Parking Lot - 654 N Dupont Hwy
Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy
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