The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Canterbury to London will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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2 h 5 m
2 h 17 m
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Of the 9 buses that leave Canterbury for London every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 87 km distance in an average of 2 h 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 5 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||54 miles (87 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£9 (€10)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Canterbury to London cover the 54 miles (87 km) long trip taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £9, but the average price of coach tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Travel between Canterbury and London from £9 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Canterbury - London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach to London from Canterbury:
There are frequent direct buses from Canterbury to London running daily, operated by National Express. The earliest service leaves before 6:00 a.m., with the day's last bus departing after 8:00 p.m. There is around one bus an hour, but this varies at different times of day. The journey typically takes between 1 hour and 40 minutes to 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Buses from Canterbury to London depart from Canterbury Bus Station, which is centrally located in St George's Lane. It's possible to travel to the bus station on Stagecoach buses, which serve the city and towns and villages from the surrounding area of East Kent. St George's Lane is a few minutes walk from Canterbury East rail station. Canterbury West station is slightly further away but still within walking distance. There are also taxi services available.
As one of the world's leading cities, London offers a huge range of sights and activities for visitors to discover. The West End is internationally famous for its range of shows, including many top musicals. Top shopping areas include Oxford Street, Regent Street and Covent Garden. Bus passengers travelling from Canterbury will arrive at London Victoria coach station in Buckingham Palace Road. London Victoria is the biggest coach station in the capital, served by buses to locations all over the city and further afield. It is also next to London Victoria rail station, which is a transport hub for both overground and underground trains. Buses in London run round the clock, while taxis are also available through the night.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Canterbury West and arriving in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Canterbury West, located approximately 0.4 miles (616 m) from the city centre of Canterbury. The most popular arrival coach station in London, called London, Hammersmith Bridge Road, is located around 4.5 miles (7.2 km) away from its city centre.
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