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How to get to Dover by train

Routes8
Trips per day34
train lines2
Stations1
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About Dover

As the 4th-largest city in New Hampshire, Dover is rich in cultural heritage and abundant in lovely attractions! One of the top attractions in the city is the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, where children will actually enjoy learning their history! Another museum worth exploring is the Woodman Institute Museum, which showcases local history and culture. If you simply wish to stroll around a scenic park, check out the Raymond & Simone Savage Wildlife Preserve, which boasts remarkable wildlife.

Dover offers a wide variety of dining experiences, with options for every palate. For incredible dishes that are available at very affordable prices, check out Christopher's Third Street Grille. If you wish to try Italian food with a twist, Patty B's, a local favorite, is the best choice around.

Amtrak trains and C&J buses offer service directly into Dover. The nearest airports are Portsmouth International Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.

What train companies travel to Dover, New Hampshire?

Located in New Hampshire, Dover is accessible by train from 8 other cities. You can choose from 34 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Dover on Wanderu. Amtrak Downeaster usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Dover are also available.

Train companies serving Dover

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak364h 55m$74.94
Amtrak Downeaster111h 25m$22.88
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • The Amtrak Downeaster provides passenger rail service in New England along the northeastern seaboard. The line is especially popular in the summer months for coastal getaways, and in the fall to see the incredible foliage along the train route. Choose between Coach Class or Business Class, the latter offering more comfortable seating, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and a more flexible ticket cancellation policy. All passengers are treated to free onboard WiFi and access to the cafe car to buy a snack or coffee.

Which train carrier has the best service to Dover?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Dover by train with Amtrak Downeaster giving them a 4.3 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Downeaster had the most comfortable train service to Dover taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Downeaster offers. They rate Amtrak Downeaster a 4.6 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Dover punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Downeaster has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Dover, rating them a 4.6 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$6.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Dover, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Dover. In the last month, trains from Exeter to Dover had the lowest average price at $12.00.

The main train station in Dover is 33 Chestnut St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Dover.

Dover is the third most popular destination for train trips in New Hampshire. It also ranks number 220 in United States. Dover ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Dover via train service. On average 33 direct daily train trips serve Dover.
The population of Dover is 30880. Dover ranks number 1 in terms of population in New Hampshire and number 287 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Dover range from $6 for a short trip to Dover, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Dover starts at , and a longer trip by train to Dover can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $6.
People who take the train to Dover are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Dover easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest train station to the city center of Dover is 33 Chestnut St, located just 0.2 miles away. Select 33 Chestnut St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Dover. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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