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Dover - Norfolk Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Dover to Norfolk. Traveling by bus from Dover to Norfolk usually takes around 3 hours and 36 minutes, but the fastest SprinterBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance165 mi (265 km)
Shortest duration3h 35m
Cheapest price$31.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceSprinterBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Dover to Norfolk?

Bus tickets for a trip from Dover to Norfolk cost $47.65 on average. Tickets cheaper than $47.65 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Dover to Norfolk in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $52 to $55. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on June 13, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Norfolk this week, bus tickets are available starting at $52.

Monthly avg. prices

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Traveling from Dover to Norfolk by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $47 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To save money on bus tickets and ensure availability, it's always best to book in advance.

What bus companies travel from Dover to Norfolk?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Dover to Norfolk that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US23h 48m$38.57
SprinterBus13h 36m$54.91
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Dover to Norfolk, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 Dover to Norfolk take about 3 hours and 36 minutes on Sprinter Bus, and most trips depart from Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy in Dover. Sprinter Bus is known for its affordable and reliable service in impeccably-maintained buses.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 36 minutes to cover the 165 miles from Dover to Norfolk. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 35 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 bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Norfolk at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Dover to Norfolk, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Dover to Norfolk. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Dover to Norfolk; ticket prices start at $140.00.

City Information

Dover

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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.

Norfolk

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Dover?

Main departure station: Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy

Dover has two bus stations with service to Norfolk.

All bus stations in Dover:

  • Dover Downs - 1131 N Dupont Hwy

  • 7-Eleven Parking Lot - 654 N Dupont Hwy

Where does the bus arrive in Norfolk?

Main arrival station: Best Square Shopping Center

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Norfolk.

All bus stations in Norfolk:

  • Best Square Shopping Center

  • Norfolk (Ballentine Broad Crk Station)

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