Cheap bus tickets from Canterbury to London

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Cheapest

£9

Average

£9

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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11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 13:20London
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£91One-way
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13:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h15 15:20London
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08:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 10:20London
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17:15Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h05 19:20London
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14:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 16:20London
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Bus Timetable Canterbury to London

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06:20Canterbury, St. Georges Lane3h00 09:20London
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08:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 10:20London
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09:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h15 11:20London
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11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 13:20London
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12:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 14:20London
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13:05Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h15 15:20London
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14:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 16:20London
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14:55Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h25 17:20London
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17:15Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h05 19:20London
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Bus times from Canterbury to London

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Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 17 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

87 km

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.

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17:15Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h05 19:20London
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£91One-way
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11:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 13:20London
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£91One-way
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08:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 10:20London
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£91One-way
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14:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 16:20London
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£91One-way
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12:10Canterbury, St. Georges Lane2h10 14:20London
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£91One-way

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Overview: Coach from Canterbury to London

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£9 (€10)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies

Travel with National Express from Canterbury to London

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

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.

  • Average Price: £9

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach to London from Canterbury:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Canterbury to London: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Bus from Canterbury

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.

Getting into London by Bus

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.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach to London from Canterbury?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to London from Canterbury for the next 7 days starting from £9  one way.
What is the average cost of a coach from Canterbury to London?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Canterbury to London coach prices are on average £9  one way.
How far is it from Canterbury to London by coach?
You should expect to travel around 54 miles (87 km)  to London from Canterbury by coach.
What is the average Canterbury to London coach duration?
The coach time to London from Canterbury is on average 2 h  for the 54 miles (87 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Canterbury to London by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Canterbury and arrival coach station in London?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Canterbury West   and arriving in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Where is the departure coach station in Canterbury located? Where is the arrival coach station in London located?

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.

What coach companies go from Canterbury to London?
For the best Canterbury to London coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services to London from Canterbury to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Canterbury to London direct coaches?
Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Canterbury to London on Omio with National Express, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your coach ticket.
How early should I buy coach tickets between Canterbury and London to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase coach tickets from Canterbury to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £9 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Canterbury to London a few months in advance.